Stories about "gender"
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Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Thursday, December 6, 2012 9:35 am

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.

The Sixty Percent Solution

Friday, August 27, 2010 10:45 am

The myth is that nearly two-thirds of Bates alums marry fellow alums....

What boys want: perspectives on gender differences

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:23 am

If you’ve been paying attention to education news, you know that boys are falling behind academically. You’ve heard they are lagging in reading and writing, graduating from high school at lower rates than girls, and filling fewer seats in college classrooms.

The Arm Rest: Gendered Territory?

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 1:38 pm

So, moral of the story: Men, close your legs and keep your elbows in check. Women, don’t feel afraid to take what’s yours and when all else fails and you’re in the aisle seat, feign sleep. I know the arm rest isn’t big but in the interest of gender equality, let’s compromise.

1980 — The Iran Hostage Crisis

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:08 am

Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.