News & Events

Showing News Tagged women

Read all news

October 10th, 2012

Is there still gender inequality in the workplace?


Have women finally gained an advantage over men in the workplace? In The End of Men, Hannah Rosin contends that female dominance in college classrooms foreshadows a more prominently female job market. However, Prof. Caryl Rivers and Rosalind Barnett argue that the greater numbers of women won’t make much of a difference unless they attain […]

September 4th, 2012

Caryl Rivers’ Virgins released as e-book


Prof. Caryl Rivers’ best-selling novel, Virgins, is back in circulation—thanks to Diversion Press, a new e-publisher. The Boston Globe’s Jan Gardner, in her book column, “Word on the Street” reported, “In Virgins, Catholic schoolgirls coming of age in the mid-1950s chafe at a world that refuses to take women seriously. The 1984 comic novel by […]

August 1st, 2012

Best-selling Virgins published as ebook


Prof. Caryl Rivers’ best-selling novel Virgins is being republished as an ebook by Diversion Press this month. It’s a funny (and feminist) story about Catholic schoolgirls coming of age in a world that has no room for women who think or question the status quo. When the book came out from Simon and Schuster in […]