Self help books

Self-Help Books Moved Views from Nurture to Nature

The self-help books of the 1990s changed popular opinion and the public began believing nature is more influential than nurture for differences between men and women, Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos say in this excerpt from “Bridging the Gender Gap.”


Women Fight Keystone XL from North and South

Along the miles of transcontinental pipeline being built to transport oil from the tar sands of Canada, women are fighting the project. One put her body in front of a bulldozer. Another is challenging eminent domain seizure of her family’s land.