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  • 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...

  • Masculinities at Schoolby Nancy Lesko

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 73.00

    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...

  • What Stories Does My Son Need?by Michael Gurian

    Penguin Publishing Group 2000; US$ 11.95

    In an annotated list including movies such as High Noon and Glory , and books such as The Giving Tree and To Kill a Mockingbird , therapist and educator Gurian highlights the particular ethical lessons two hundred great stories can impart to boys and young men. more...

  • Motivating Black Males to Achieve in School and in Lifeby Baruti K. Kafele

    ASCD 2009; US$ 16.95

    This thought-provoking book from award-winning educator Baruti K. Kafele offers proven strategies that teachers and administrators can use to motivate and engage black male students at the middle and high school levels. more...

  • 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...

  • Getting it Right for Boys ... and Girlsby Wendy Bradford; Colin Noble

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 66.95

    Boys' underachievement is grabbing headlines in the education debate, and it has never been more important to solve the problem. This book offers clear and practical strategies to headteachers, classroom teachers and other professionals for ways to address the issue. The book looks at: *reasons for boys' underachievement *ways of adapting teaching... more...

  • Boys and Literacyby Trisha Maynard

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 58.95

    In recent years the issue of boys and literacy, namely that they are worse at it compared to girls, has become a key area of interest to all those concerned with the education of our children. This book highlights the key factors causing this divide and discusses the implementation of new strategies to overcome it, which have been the result of extensive... more...

  • Understanding the Boysby Dr John Head; John Head

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 58.95

    Do you know what makes boys tick? In recent years suicide has drastically escalated among young males and academic underachievement is common, so it is of vital importance that our understanding of the young male psyche is well informed and not merely 'received wisdom'. John Head gets to the heart - and mind - of the matter, by tackling difficult,... more...

  • The Trouble With Black Boysby Pedro A. Noguera

    Wiley 2009; US$ 18.95

    For many years to come, race will continue to be a source of controversy and conflict in American society. For many of us it will continue to shape where we live, pray, go to school, and socialize. We cannot simply wish away the existence of race or racism, but we can take steps to lessen the ways in which the categories trap and confine us. Educators,... more...

  • Boys Adriftby Leonard Sax

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 16.00

    Family physician, psychologist, and acclaimed author of Why Gender Matters reveals the truth about what?s driving the decline of American boys—and what we can do about it. more...