Separate is Never Equal: The Repackaging of Single-Sex Education
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regarded my ninth-grade year in an all-girls high school as akin to serving time in prison . . . the analogy strikes me as apt . . . because social life behind bars—as in other sex-segregated social institutions—frequently is structured around the performance of masculine and feminine roles even when members of only one sex are present.” (p. 3)
This clearly sets the tone of the book.
Like Williams, few feminists expected that single-sex public school classrooms would make a comeback after the...
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