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  • 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...

  • Failing Boys?by Debbie Epstein; Janet Maw; Jannette Elwood

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00

    Challenges the perception that all boys are underachieving at school. This book provides a 'case study' of the issues in the UK. It deals with the issues of boys' 'underachievement' inside and outside school from a critical perspective drawing on the feminist studies of education to present the problems associated with the education of boys. more...

  • Masculinities at Schoolby Nancy Lesko

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 58.00

    Studies of masculinity have been largely absent from educational research. This book presents a collection of current critical scholarship on the creation of masculinities in schools. Contributors examine experiences in North American, Australian and British schools at all levels from preschool to graduation, and from school settings such as computer... 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 to understand and raise boys. It has sold over 400,000 copies, been translated into 17 languages, and sells over 25,000 every year, which is more than any other book on boys in history. To follow up on this first book, which launched... more...

  • The Problem with Boys' Educationby Wayne Martino; Michael D. Kehler; Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    This book offers an illuminating analysis of the theories, politics, and realities of boys? education around the world -- an insightful and often disturbing account of various educational systems? successes and failings in fostering intellectual and social growth in male students. Examining original research on the impact of implementing boys? education... more...

  • Raising Boys' Achievement in Primary Schoolsby Molly Warrington

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 42.00

    Within the context of empirical research undertaken by the authors during the course of a four-year research and intervention project on Raising Boys' Achievement, this book focuses on approaches that are successful in raising achievement for boys, and the reasons for that success. more...

  • Reaching Boys, Teaching Boysby Michael Reichert; Richard Hawley; Peg Tyre

    Wiley 2010; US$ 29.95

    Based on an extensive worldwide study, this book reveals what gets boys excited about learning Reaching Boys, Teaching Boys challenges the widely-held cultural impression that boys are stubbornly resistant to schooling while providing concrete examples of pedagogy and instructional style that have been proven effective in a variety of school settings.... more...

  • Serving Boys through Readers? Advisoryby Michael Sullivan

    ALA Editions 2009; US$ 38.00

    Based on more than twenty years? experience working to get boys interested in reading, Michael Sullivan now offers his first readers? advisory volume. more...

  • So What's A Boy?by Wayne Martino

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 46.00

    Focuses on the impact and effects of masculinities on the lives of boys at school. Through interviews with boys from diverse backgrounds, this book explores the various ways in which boys define and negotiate their masculinities at school. It offers recommendations and indicates directions for working with boys in school. more...

  • Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Malesby Alfred W. Tatum

    Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 17.99

    For those who truly wish to leave no child behind, the racial achievement gap in literacy is one of the most difficult issues in education today, and nowhere does it manifest itself more perniciously than in the case of black adolescent males. Approaching the problem from the inside, Alfred Tatum brings together his various experiences as a black male... more...