What if women were stronger than men?
When the father of Judith Gardiner died in 1963, her mother, a lawyer, took their General practice of patent law. In those days, few women would dare to do so, but his mother Gardiner had his own ways to assert his authority. She raised her office Desk so that its frame (150 cm) slightly above the guys. She always paid for the business lunch or dinner at your own expense. “She invented many ways of everyday domination over men,” says Gardiner, Professor of English and gender studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago. “She was able to exercise authority and expertise in not always ordinary situations.”