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Allowing Boys and Girls to Become More Fully Human: An Interview with Judy Logan

By: Art Peterson
Publication: The Quarterly, Vol. 17, No. 2
Date: Spring 1995

Summary: Quarterly Senior Editor Art Peterson interviews middle school teacher Judy Logan, who was praised by Peggy Orenstein in her book School Girls for putting gender equity at the center of her classroom time. Peterson and Logan discuss Susan Hunt's research on writing topics chosen by boys versus girls, focusing on how "Boys are socialized to get ahead, girls are socialized to get along." Logan describes activities she uses to create better understanding between boys and girls.

 

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