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ERIC Number: ED436594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 241
Abstractor: N/A
Boys Will Be Men: Raising Our Sons for Courage, Caring and Community.
Kivel, Paul
This book offers practical advice on how to rear sons to become the kind of men needed for a multicultural and democratic society. Suggestions are given for dealing with racism, homophobia, pornography, drugs, social class problems, consumerism, sex, and violence. The chapters are: (1) "Male Socialization"; (2) "The Big Picture"; (3) "Mothering, Fathering, and Co-parenting: What Gets in Our Way?"; (4) "Challenging Homophobia"; (5) "Dealing with Racism"; (6) "Getting Started"; (7) "Finding a Place in the Natural World"; (8) "Looking after Ourselves"; (9) "Family Life"; (10) "From Competition to Cooperation: Democracy in the Classroom"; (11) "Sports"; (12) "Ability and Disability"; (13) "Violence"; (14) "Drugs"; (15) "Relationships with Women"; (16) "Relationships with Other Males"; (17) "Sexual Relationships"; (18) "Consumerism"; and (19) "Public Policy." (Contains 59 endnotes and a list of 388 resources, including resource organizations). (SLD)
New Society Publishers, P.O. Box 189, Gabriola Island, British Columbia, VPR 1X0, Canada ($16.95 plus $4 shipping and handling, $1 shipping and handling each additional copy). Tel: 250-247-9737; Fax: 250-247-7471.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A