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photoMen are born leaders. Women are born nurturers. The sexes are just plain different in how they think, work, and love, according to some high-end intellectuals and pop culture gurus.

These beliefs about the inherent differences between men and women have permeated culture, infiltrated our homes, and sold a lot of books. But are these stereotypes facts or fiction?

Click one of the "Listen" links to hear about gender myths and power plays between the sexes.

Guests:

Caryl Rivers, media critic, nationally-syndicated columnist, co-author of "Same Difference: How Gender Myths Are Hurting Our Relationships, and Our Jobs"

Rosalind Barnett, director of the Community, Families, and Work Program at Brandeis University, co-author "Same Difference: How Gender Myths Are Hurting Our Relationships, and Our Jobs."

This program aired on August 20, 2004.

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