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Christina Hoff Sommers

Christina Hoff Sommers

Feminist Scholar & Author of The War Against Boys

Christina Hoff Sommer, a former philosophy professor who taught ethics, is best known for her critique of late-twentieth-century feminism. She is also known for her extensive writings, among them Who Stole Feminism? and The War Against Boys. Her textbook, Vice and Virtue in Everyday Life, a bestseller in college ethics, is currently in its eighth edition. She recently edited The Science on Women and Science and is preparing a second edition of The War Against Boys.

More About Christina Hoff Sommers

An archive of Christina Hoff Sommers’ essays and articles from a number of journals and newspapers, including The American, Chronicle of Higher Education, and Policy Review.

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

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.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

The claim that American women as a group face systemic wage discrimination is groundless.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Women earn most of America’s advanced degrees but lag in the physical sciences. Beware of plans to fix the "problem."

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Despite what Education Sector says, we are strikingly better at educating young women than young men.

Monday, July 3, 2006

This we think we know: American schools favor boys and grind down girls. The truth is the very opposite.

Monday, May 1, 2000