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On My Honor : Boy Scouts and the Making of American Youth.

Author: Jay Mechling
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a timely contribution to current debates over the psychology of boys and the construction of their social lives, On My Honor explores the folk customs of adolescent males in the Boy Scouts of America during a summer encampment in California's Sierra Nevada. Drawing on more than twenty years of research and extensive visits and interviews with members of the troop, Mechling uncovers the key rituals and play events  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mechling, Jay.
On My Honor : Boy Scouts and the Making of American Youth.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Mechling
ISBN: 9780226517032 0226517039
OCLC Number: 781286105
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages)
Contents: C O N T E N T S; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Day 1: Sunday; Excursus: The ''Problem'' of God in the Boy Scouts; Day 2: Monday; Day 3: Tuesday; Day 4: Wednesday; Day 5: Thursday; Day 6: Friday; Days 7 & 8: Saturday & Sunday; Day 9: Monday; Day 10: Tuesday; Excursus: The Two Bodies at a Boy Scout Camp; Excursus: The ''Problem'' of Gays and Girls in the Boy Scouts; Day 11: Wednesday; Day 12: Thursday; The Final Weekend; Epilogue; Methodology Appendix; Notes; Index.
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Explores the folk customs of adolescent young men in in the Boy Scouts of America during a summer encampment in California's Sierra Nevadas. Based on research and interviews with members of a single  Read more...

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