Boys Will Be Boys: Breaking the Link Between Masculinity and Violence

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, 1991 - Family & Relationships - 337 pages
Presenting reasonable and realistic things that can be done--at home, in school, in regard to sports, toys, films, TV, and music--to start the process of turning boys away from violence, Miedzian's solutions are as startling as they are well-argued. One has to agree with the main point raised in this extensively-researched book: The issue of male violence has to be addresses early on.

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BOYS WILL BE BOYS: How We Encourage Violence in Our Sons and What We Can Do to Stop It

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Here, Miedzian (scholar-in-residence at the Center for American Cultural Studies at Columbia Univ.) presents an exhaustively researched analysis of the inflammatory effects of contemporary American ... Read full review

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Why do some boys become violent men? Miedzian's research indicts absent fathers and the "culture of violence" that promotes war toys, violent films and music, brutal sports, and bigotry. Includes tested school programs for changing the "male mind-set." (LJ 6/1/91) Read full review


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Myriam Miedzian holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University and a masters degree in clinical social work from Hunter College, City University of New York. She has been a professor of philosophy at a number of universities, including Rutgers and the City University of New York. She lives in New York City.

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