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Boy culture : an encyclopedia

Author: Shirley R Steinberg; Michael Kehler; Lindsay Cornish
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia spans the breadth of the country and the full scope of a pivotal growing-up time to show what "a boy's life" is really like today. It offers a series of vivid snapshots of boys of all kinds and ages at home, school, and at play; interacting with family or knocking around with friends, or pursuing interests alone as they begin their journey to adulthood.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
2 v. (xxii, 527 p.)
(DLC) 2010021148
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley R Steinberg; Michael Kehler; Lindsay Cornish
ISBN: 9781780349534 178034953X 9780313350818 0313350817
OCLC Number: 815978990
Description: 1 online resource (173 entries) : 1 image, digital files
Contents: Part I: What Makes a Boy a Boy? Becoming a boy, becoming a man --
Differences and boys --
Boys and looks --
Part II : Bodies, minds, and power. Boys and the physical --
Boys in mind, boys in relationships --
"Bad" boys --
Part III : Small screen, silver screen, text, and tunes --
Boys on screen --
Boys in print --
Boys and tunes --
Part IV : Games, toys, tech, and schools. Boys play, boys learn --
Boys and technology --
Boys and school.
Responsibility: Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, and Lindsay Cornish, editors.

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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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