If there’s one thing the economic downturn has shown us, it’s the ability of women to adapt.
They now surpass men in getting college degrees. Many have moved into the role of family breadwinner, and more are moving into better paying jobs and the upper ranks of the business world.
For writer Hanna Rosin, these trends signaled a major shift in how our society works.
Thursday on Up to Date, Steve Kraske talks with Rosin about this new world order and the End of Men and the Rise of Women.
Read NPR's review and an excerpt of Rosin's book.
Hanna Rosin is a senior editor at The Atlantic and a founder and editor at DoubleX, Slate’s women’s section. She lives in Washington D.C. with her husband, daughter and two sons.