Rosalind C. Barnett, Ph.D., and Caryl Rivers

Rosalind C. Barnett, Ph.D., and Caryl Rivers

Rosalind C. Barnett, Ph.D., a senior scientist at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University, and Caryl Rivers, a professor of journalism at the College of Communications at Boston University, are the co-authors of seven books about women, men, work, and society, including Lifeprints, which was funded by the grant from the National Science Foundation. In 2011, they won both the Casey Medal for distinguished journalism and a special citation from the National Education Writers Association for opinion columns. Their most recent book, The New Soft War on Women (Tarcher/Penguin, 2013) was an Oprah Magazine "Top Ten" pick. The pair's books have been selections of Book of the Month, Literary Guild, and the Doubleday Book Club, and their op-eds have appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Recode, Women’s Enews, Detroit News, Cognoscenti and other publications.

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A Woman's Place

The new barriers and old biases that shackle women
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