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Steven Rhoads

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Professor of Politics, University of Virginia; Author, Taking Sex Differences Seriously

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VIVE LA DIFFERENCE: Gender Differences and Public Policy

with Steven Rhoads, Deborah Rhodevia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, August 27, 2004

When it comes to public policy, is it time to take sex differences seriously? There is no disputing the biological differences between men and women. But how do or should these biological differences influence the roles that men and women play in modern society? Are efforts to create equality in every venue of life—from sports, via programs such as Title IX, to the working world, via the pursuit of subsidized child care and maternity leave—ultimately beneficial for women or harmful? Peter Robinson speaks with Steven Rhoads and Deborah Rhode.