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Raising boys without men : how maverick moms are creating the next generation of exceptional men

Author: Peggy Drexler; Linden Gross
Publisher: Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale, ©2005.
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A research psychologist offers a study of boys raised in female-headed households without a male role model, arguing that such young men grow up more empathetic and well-rounded than those in traditional mother-father families.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Drexler; Linden Gross
ISBN: 1579548814 9781579548810 9781594865381 1594865388
OCLC Number: 60349027
Description: xvi, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The bad rap against mothers --
Good news from the new home front --
Tapping into boy power --
Finding their own role models --
Head-and-heart boys --
The mental work of mothering --
Staying connected --
Collected families --
Conclusion : only connect.
Responsibility: Peggy Drexler, with Linden Gross.
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As the number of single-mum and two-mum households has grown, so have concerns about the possible damage to boys caused by the lack of a male role model in the house. This book offers an inclusive  Read more...

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