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Why Boys Fail by Richard WHITMIRE

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CHAPTER 9Why These Gender Gaps Matter

 

IF YOURE A FATHER of daughters (like me) you’ve probably worried about drunk frat boys, leering professors, sexist bosses, and glass ceilings. It never occurred to me I’d end up worrying about my daughters’ entering professions where a male frequenting the water cooler is rarely seen. Depending on the profession they choose, however, that could happen. Are women really taking over? Of course not. As National Organization for Women president Kim Gandy points out, men still run the Fortune 500 companies and dominate Congress. Why worry about the fate of men? Gandy has a point. The gender makeup of Congress matters, and while the steady rise in the number of elected women is cause for celebration, a quick ...

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