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Boy culture : an encyclopedia

Author: Shirley R Steinberg; Michael Kehler; Lindsay Cornish
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010.
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In this two-volume set, a series of expert contributors look at what it means to be a boy growing up in North America, with entries covering everything from toys and games, friends and family, and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boy culture.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010
(OCoLC)741879710
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley R Steinberg; Michael Kehler; Lindsay Cornish
ISBN: 9780313350801 0313350809 9780313350818 0313350817 9780313350825 0313350825 9780313350849 0313350841
OCLC Number: 468974547
Description: 2 volumes (xxii, 527 pages) ; 27 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I What Makes a Boy a Boy? --
Section 1 Becoming a Boy, Becoming a Man --
Blue for Boys --
Boi --
Boy --
Gay Boys --
Gender --
Growing Up Male --
Homophobia --
Queer Boys in Popular Culture --
Raising Boys --
"Real Men" --
Rites of Passage --
Sissies --
Section 2 Differences and Boys --
Aboriginal/Native Boys --
African American Boys and Stereotypes --
African American Boys and the Hip Hop World --
Asian Boys and the Model Minority Label --
Asian Males and Racism --
Boys' Day in Japan (Tango no Sekku) --
Ethnic Identities --
Immigration --
Latino Boys --
Latino Stereotypes --
Middle Eastern Boys --
Redneck Boys --
Rural Boys --
South Asian Boys --
South Asian Boys: Desi Boys --
Urban Boys --
Section 3 Boys and Looks --
Emo --
Goth --
Grunge --
Jeans --
Preppy --
Pretty Boys --
Shaving --
Skaters --
Sneakers --
pt. II Bodies, Minds, and Power. Section 4 Boys and the Physical --
Health --
ADHD --
Asperger's Syndrome --
Boys' Health --
Circumcision --
Drinking --
Sexual Awakening --
Sexual Development in Culture --
Tourette Syndrome --
Sports --
Baseball --
Basketball --
Bodybuilding --
Boys' Behavior and Body Image --
Dance --
Extreme Sports --
Football --
Hockey --
Martial Arts --
Parkour --
Skateboarding --
Soccer --
Sports and Masculinity --
Surfing --
Wrestling (Professional) --
Section 5 Boys in Mind, Boys in Relationships --
Boy Talk --
Brothers --
Depression --
Empathy --
Friendships --
Gay Fathers --
Invisible Boys --
Psychology of Boyhood --
Relationships --
Social Homelessness --
Spaces --
Suicide --
Section 6 "Bad" Boys --
Boys and the Adult Justice System --
Bullying and Masculinity --
Gangsta Rap --
Guns --
Images of Violent Boys --
Sexual Violence --
Skateboarding and Rebellion --
Skinhead Culture --
Street Gangs --
Warfare and Boys --
White Supremacy --
Youth Incarceration. pt. IV Games, Toys, Tech, and Schools --
Section 10 Boys Play, Boys Learn --
Action Figures --
Airsoft Guns --
Boys and Play --
Erector Sets --
G.I. Joe --
Hot Wheels --
LEGO --
Miniature Wargaming --
Motors and Masculinity --
Poker --
Role-Playing Games --
Scouting --
Tonka Toys --
Toy Soldiers --
Trading Card Games --
Section 11 Boys and Technology --
Blogging --
Computer Technology and Gender --
Handheld Electronic Gadgets --
Hyperspace Heroes --
Online Environments --
Teen Second Life --
Video Game Play --
Video Games and the Battle of the Sexes --
Video Games and Violence --
Section 12 Boys and School --
African American Male Adolescents and School --
African American Boys and Special Education Services --
Attitudes toward School --
Boys and Their Stories --
Feminization of Schools --
Getting Young Boys to Read --
Gifted Boys --
Nerds --
Reading Problems and Boys --
Reading Problems and Rural Boys --
Space, Place, and Masculinities in Boys' Schools --
Teaching Boys --
Vocational Schools.
Responsibility: Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, and Lindsay Cornish, editors.

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