Why Boys Don't Talk--and Why It Matters

Why Boys Don't Talk--and Why It Matters

A Parent's Survival Guide to Connecting With your Teen

eBook - 2005
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Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2005.
ISBN: 9780071460675
0071460675
Characteristics: xv, 219 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Gordon, Linda Perlman
Contents: Why boys don't talk
and why it matters
A new vision : individuation and connection : do we push our sons away?
New challenges for building connections : what can we do to foster closeness?
The veil of masculinity : what is the impact of "boys will be boys"?
What statistics tell us : what is it really like to be a boy today?
Focus on adolescent males of color : what cultural factors affect the development of African American, Asian, and Latino teenage boys to form and sustain connections with parents, schools, and friends?
A work in progress : how do we create more than just a "few good men"?
Somewhere between superhero and geek : how do we make it okay for boys to break out of the box?
The debate about nature versus nurture : how powerful is biology and its impact on behavior and learning?
Historical perspective : the myth of the "good old days" : do we want things the way they were?
Strategies for parents : a baker's dozen : where do we go from here?
The power of connection : how can we redefine masculinity?

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