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Articles by Christina Hoff Sommers

AEI Debates: Should Single-Sex Education Be Eliminated (Part 2)? Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Single-sex education has a long history of success and provides parents with choice.
Immigration and America’s Broken Civics Education System Wednesday, July 24, 2013
America’s schools no longer teach our history or celebrate our unique culture, devaluing a powerful force for national unity.
Margaret Thatcher Showed the World What a Woman Can Do Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Even after her death, critics revile Britain’s brilliant, trail-blazing leader and liberator as ‘unfeminine.’ Yet she reveled in her femininity throughout her ...
Lessons from a Feminist Paradise on Equal Pay Day Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Sweden seems to be an egalitarian, feminist utopia. So why are American women ahead of their Swedish counterparts in breaking through the glass ceiling?
Is a Woman’s Place at Work? Thursday, December 22, 2011
Antipathy towards stay-at-home mothers goes back to the early days of modern feminism.
Tina Brown's Post-Feminist Summit Thursday, March 24, 2011
Tina Brown has given Western feminism something it has lacked since the 1970s: a contemporary purpose worthy of its illustrious past.
Take Back the Sports Page? Thursday, August 12, 2010
The political wing of the women’s sports movement is in trouble. These activists are accustomed to challenging timid bureaucrats and university administrators. ...
Are There More Girl Geniuses? Thursday, July 1, 2010
American boys across the ability spectrum and in all age groups have become second-class citizens in the nation’s schools. Just visit New York City.
The Equal Pay Day Reality Check Tuesday, April 20, 2010
The claim that American women as a group face systemic wage discrimination is groundless.
Baseless Bias and the New Second Sex Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Claims of bias against women in academic science have been greatly exaggerated. Meanwhile, men are becoming the second sex in American higher education.
Why Can’t a Woman Be More Like a Man? Sunday, March 2, 2008
Women earn most of America’s advanced degrees but lag in the physical sciences. Beware of plans to fix the "problem."