Issues Underlying Sex Scandals With Howard Ross

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Marc Fisher
Issues Underlying Sex Scandals With Howard Ross

The story is a familiar one: a powerful leader felled by a sex scandal, with details straight out of a soap opera. But behind the usual discussions of judgment and ego lie less-examined attitudes about women.

The scandal engulfing former CIA Director David Petraeus and other military and intelligence officials follows a familiar story line: a powerful leader felled by an extramarital affair, with details straight out of a soap opera. But behind the usual discussions of judgment and ego lie less-examined attitudes about women. We explore the power, sexism and gender politics behind the headlines.

Guests

Howard Ross

Author, "Reinventing Diversity: Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose, and Performance" (Rowman & Littlefield); also Principal, Cook Ross

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