The Bully Wars, Continued

The Bully Wars, Continued

The Bully Wars, Continued

The XX Factor
What Women Really Think
May 14 2009 6:05 PM

The Bully Wars, Continued

 

We’re not done chewing over the New York Times article on women bullying in the workplace. On the XX Factor, Vanessa Gezari pointed out that the "Devil Wears Prada" cultural image of the female boss is just as prevalent as the sugary-sweet mothering figure, and Samantha Henig drew a comparison between the challenges faced by blacks and women at the top of the ladder. Meanwhile, Emily Bazelon argued that even if the figure the Times cited is correct--40 percent of workplace bullies are female--that still leaves men as the bulk of the brute squad. Why aren’t we talking about that 60 percent?

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Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.