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Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons From The Myths of Boyhood
Real Boys Rescuing Our Sons From The Myths of Boyhood
Author: William Pollack
Based on William Pollack's groundbreaking research at Harvard Medical School for more the two decades, Real Boys explores the generation's "silent crisis": why so many boys are sad, lonely, and confused although they may appear tough, cheerful, and confident. Pollack challenges conventional expectations about manhood a...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780805061833
ISBN-10: 0805061835
Publication Date: 4/1999
Pages: 476
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  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 49 ratings
Publisher: Owl Books
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons From The Myths of Boyhood on + 237 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
this is probably the best book I read on raising boys, and made we aware of the double standards and the way we raise boys that are confused on issues. It made me stop and re think what I had done, and what I needed to change
MyLikeIt avatar reviewed Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons From The Myths of Boyhood on + 450 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
This is essential reading for anyone who lives with, works with, or cares for boys. Teachers, therapists, physicians, parents, and all others who are called upon to nurture boys will benefit from reading this book. Deeply insightful.
PastorPeanut avatar reviewed Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons From The Myths of Boyhood on + 16 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This one is on my keeper shelf! So insightful, and yet very readable at the same time. I bought a copy in an airport to read on the plane -- I couldn't put it down the whole time!
imnellen avatar reviewed Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons From The Myths of Boyhood on + 246 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
gives parents the lowdown on societies expectations and how to avoid the pitfalls.
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Helpful Score: 1
Good book for understanding and raising boys.
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