Sex & Power

Sex & Power

Book - 2000
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At the beginning of the 21st century, women in America are richer, more educated, and more powerful than they've ever been. So why is it, Susan Estrich asks, that women account for a mere 3% of the nation's top corporate executives? Why, in the year 2000, do more than half of the Fortune 500 companies have no women on their board of directors? Why is there only one woman in the Clinton cabinet? What happened to women's ambition - why are women opting out of the race for power, still faced with the "either/or" spectrum of choice? What message are we sending - and legacy are we leaving - our daughters, and sons? One of the country's most renowned legal scholars and political insiders, Estrich believes that until women reach the seats of power, where the rules are made, the deck will continue to be stacked against them and exhorts women to own the power they already have but rarely call into action, as consumers, voters, shareholders, agents of change. Bound to be controversial and certain to provoke national debate in this election year, Estrich discourses on sex and power and the revolution of sexual equality left unfinished. Provocative, impassioned, razor-sharp, and right on time, this is the book waiting to be written by Estrich - and the book every woman should read.
Publisher: New York: Riverhead Books, c2000
ISBN: 9781573221245
1573221244
Branch Call Number: 305.42 EST
Characteristics: xii, 287 p. ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Sex and power

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