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Bloom, Allan, The Closing of the American Mind, Touchstone Books, 1988.

In this book, University of Chicago professor Allan Bloom expounds on the failings of the American education system. He argues that the social and political crisis of twentieth-century America is truly an intellectual crisis. Some feminists have criticized this book for a dismissive attitude toward women and their professional roles.

Bly, Robert, Iron John: A Book about Men, Vintage Books, 1992.

Poet and former anti-war activist Robert Bly was one of the leaders of the men's movement in the 1980s, in which men were encouraged to rediscover their masculinity. This book was one of the critical texts of the movement, providing an examination of what it means to be a man through the story and adventures of the mythical Iron John.

Douglas, Susan J., Where the Girls Are: Growing Up Female with the Mass Media, Times Books, 1995.

Susan Douglas...

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