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ALISON WOLF is an academic and writer living in London. She is currently the Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management at King’s College, London. She also advises the UK government on education policy.

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The XX Factor
How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World
Written by Alison Wolf


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $26.00

New York Times Book Review Editor's Pick

Long-listed for the George Orwell Prize


Noted British academic and journalist Alison Wolf offers a surprising and thoughtful study of the professional elite, and examines the causes—and limits—of women’s rise and the consequences of their difficult choices.


The gender gap is closing. Today, for the first time... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The XX Factor
How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World
Written by Alison Wolf


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $13.99

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