07 Nov Jennifer Recommends: The End of Men
Yes, the title is provocative and overstated, but read the book, anyway. Hanna Rosin presents an intriguing argument that for the American middle and working classes, daily life never became equal. Instead, it flip-flopped from a patriarchy to a matriarchy, driven not so much by social consciousness as by the shift from a manufacturing economy to a service economy. The questions she raises are as important as the answers.