The Blind Side of Eden: The Sexes in Perspective
Written at a time when feminism was decrying a 'system of patriarchy', The Blind Side of Eden assessed the literature surrounding 'the battle of the sexes'. Supported by original interviews, Carol Lee's central argument is that a hierarchical system of patriarchy disadvantages most men as well as most women.
Born in Carmarthenshire, South Wales, Carol spent much of her teenage life in Tanzania before beginning a career in journalism on the South Wales Echo in Cardiff.She has been a reporter for the BBC, a columnist on the Daily Mail and a contributor to The Observer, The Guardian, The Independent, The Times, The Sunday Times and The Evening Standard. She has taken part in numerous radio and tv programmes.In a chequered childhood, often not going to school at all, and changing, she thinks, around 18 times, journalism was her education.Leaving full-time journalism in order to write books and to t...
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Nigella Lawson, The Sunday Times
"The Blind Side of Eden should be read by everybody."
New Statesman & Society
"Hard-hitting... determinedly down to earth and irresistibly humorous."
Libby Purves, The Times
"The Blind Side of Eden is bound to cause a few waves, not least because of its passionate fluency... It is a stimulating argument."