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  • Misreading Masculinityby Thomas Newkirk

    Heinemann 2002; US$ 30.00

    The issues of popular culture and the behavior of boys have generated more heat than light, leading to censorship, alarm, irrationality, and a failure to examine our ways of teaching boys. In Misreading Masculinity Tom Newkirk takes an up-close and personal look at elementary boys and their relationship to sports, movies, video games, and other venues... more...

  • Raising Boys' Achievement in Secondary Schoolsby Mike Younger

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 42.00

    Evaluates different approaches and advocating evidence-based strategies, which have the potential to promote boys' and girls' achievements. This book discusses the approaches within the context of inclusivity, acknowledging the needs and interests of different boys, and the invisibility and disadvantage of some girls. more...

  • Teaching Boysby Amanda Keddie; Martin Mills

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 31.81

    Bridges the gap between theory and practice to offer a practical and sustainable framework for teaching boys in classrooms of all levels. more...

  • Boys and Their Schoolingby John Whelen

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 165.00

    This book presents an ethnographic study of the experiences of teenage boys in an Australian high school. It follows a group of thirteen to fifteen year olds over a period of more than two years, and seeks to understand why so many boys say they hate school yet enjoy being with one another in their daily confrontations with the formal school. The... more...

  • How to Raise Boys' Achievementby Colin Noble; Jerry Brown; Jane Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book gives practical help to anybody who wishes to learn anything about the practical and accessible ways to raise boys' achievement in primary and secondary schools. Its down-to-earth language, easy style and rational sequencing of actions will appeal to all readers. This is essentially a handbook that can be used for reference, background reading,... more...

  • Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspirationby Garth Stahl

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, class and gender. Specifically, within the neoliberal policy rhetoric, there has been concern over underachievement of working-class young males, specifically white working-class boys. The historic persistence... more...

  • Schulpädagogische Jungenförderung: Maßnahmen zur sozialen und leistungsbezogenen Förderung von Jungen in der Schuleby Julia Ochmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 32.39

    Die Jungenförderung hat in der Schulpädagogik seit den 1990er Jahren einen zentraleren Standpunkt eingenommen. Lange Zeit galten Mädchen als benachteiligte Kinder, bis diverse Veröffentlichungen und Schulleistungsstudien auf die problematische Bildungssituation von Jungen aufmerksam machten. Momentan ist die Mehrheit der schwierigen Kinder in unserer... more...

  • Boys and Schooling in the Early Yearsby Paul Connolly

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    Boys' underachievement in education has now become a global concern, taxing the minds of governments across the Western world. Boys and Schooling in the Early Years represents the first major study of its kind to focus specifically on young boys and achievement. It makes a powerful argument for the need to begin tackling the problem of boys' lower... more...

  • The Minds of Boysby Michael Gurian; Kathy Stevens

    Wiley 2010; US$ 18.95

    Michael Gurian's blockbuster bestseller The Wonder of Boys is the bible for mothers, fathers, and educators on how tounderstand and raise boys. It has sold over 400,000 copies, beentranslated into 17 languages, and sells over 25,000 every year,which is more than any other book on boys in history. To follow upon this first book, which launched the... more...

  • Boys in school and societyby John Cresswell; Ken Rowe; Graeme Withers

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2002; US$ 14.95

    In the past decade there has been a growing perception in Australia that girls have become more successful pursuing their educational goals than boys ? especially in educational outcomes relating to literacy. In addition there is evidence from a range of studies that boys regard their school experience less favourably than girls and are less strongly... more...