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Author Pollack, William S.

Title Real boys : rescuing our sons from the myths of boyhood / William Pollack.

Edition First Owl Books edition.
Publication Info. New York : Henry Holt & Company, 1999.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  305.23 POL    AVAILABLE
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Description xxvi, 447 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Originally published: 1st edition New York : Random House, 1998. With new pref.
Contents Inside the world of boys: behind the mask of masculinity -- Stories of shame and the haunting trauma of separation: how we can connect with boys and change the "boy code" -- Real boys: the truths behind the myths -- Action love: how boys relate -- The power of mothers -- Real fathers/real men: the empathic relationships of fathers and sons -- The adolescent crucible: growth, change and sexuality -- The world of boys and their friendships -- Being "different": being gay -- Schools: the blackboard jumble -- Sports: play and transformation -- Hamlet's curse: depression and suicide in boys --Violence: slay or be slain -- Divorce -- Staying connected: real boys/real men -- Epilogue: the "real boy" code - revising the boy code and staying connected.
Subject Boys.
Sons.
Masculinity.
Child rearing.
ISBN 0805061835 (pbk.)
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