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About the Book


In 1990, the AAUW conducted a poll that highlighted how young girls lose their self-esteem as they reach adolescence. They emerge from adolescence with reduced expectations of life, and much less confidence in themselves and their abilities than boys have. Through anecdotes, Orenstein brings to life the findings of the AAUW study.

by Peggy Orenstein

  • Publication Date: September 1, 1995
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor
  • ISBN-10: 0385425767
  • ISBN-13: 9780385425766