Young Masculinities: Understanding Boys in Contemporary Society

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Palgrave, 2002 - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 291 pages
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How do boys see themselves? Their peers? The adult world? What are their aspirations? Their fears? Centring on a study in which boys talked openly about such issues as their relationships with parents and friends, " hardness" , homophobia and football, and the importance of youth style, " race" and ethnicity, " Young Masculinities" should be of interest to students and researchers in psychology, sociology, gender and youth studies, as well as to those determining social policy on boys and young men.

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This book was led to my by my son's preschool teatcher, following a remark on my part on how kids' pose for their classroom photos were much more heavily gendered for lower-income a minotiry kids (I ... Read full review

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Stephen Frosh is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Centre for Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of several books, including "The Politics of Psychoanalysis", 2nd edition, also available from New York University Press.

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