Sex Roles

, Volume 78, Issue 9–10, pp 713–714 | Cite as

Shedding Light on the Reality of Smart Girls

Smart Girls: Success, School, and the Myth of Post-Feminism. By Shauna Pomerantz and Rebecca Raby, Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2017. 272 pp. $24.95. ISBN: 9780520284159
Book Review

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of North Carolina CharlotteCharlotteUSA

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