girl power

I can’t quite put my finger on why I don’t like this article, except that parts of it ring, just, well, wrong. For example, the first three sentences: I WAS born in 1982 — about 20 years after the women’s rights movement began. Growing up in what many have called a post-feminist culture, I did […]

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This article in the Times has provoked a lot of discussion on and off the ‘net. As a student of criminology, it really isn’t saying anything that we haven’t known for a long time: the United States has the highest incarceration rates in the world, by a very wide margin. So good for the Times […]

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