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Title The problem with boys' education : beyond the backlash / edited by Wayne Martino, Michael Kehler, and Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 290 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Issues of boys' education in the United States: diffuse contexts and futures / Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower -- Gender policies in Australia and in the United Kingdom: the construction of "new" boys and girls / Martin Mills, Becky Francis, and Christine Skelton -- What can we expect?: a strategy to help schools hoping for virtue / Michael C. Reichert, Peter Kuriloff, and Brett Stoudt -- Why does she need me?: young men, gender politics, and personal practice / Rebecca Priegert Coulter -- Masculinity, racialization, and schooling: the making of marginalized men / Carl E. James -- Troubles of black boys in urban schools in the United States: black feminist and gay men's perspectives / Lance T. McCready -- The beer and the boyz: masculine transitions in a post-industrial economy / Anoop Nayak -- Hostile high school hallways / Michael Kimmel -- Boys, friendships, and knowing "it wouldn't be unreasonable to assume I am gay" / Michael Kehler -- Tomboys and "female masculinity": (dis)embodying hegemonic masculinity, queering gender identities and relations / Emma Renold -- What can he want?: male teachers, young children, and teaching desire / James R. King -- Beyond male role models: interrogating the role of male teachers in boys' education / Wayne Martino
Summary The Problem with Boys' Education: Beyond the Backlash offers an illuminating€analysis of the theories, €politics and realities of boys' education around the world, €providing an insightful and often€disturbing account of€various educational systems'€successes and failings in fostering intellectual and social growth in male students
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Boys -- Education.
Men -- Identity.
Sex differences in education.
Form Electronic book
Author Kehler, Michael.
Martino, Wayne.
Weaver-Hightower, Marcus B.
ISBN 0203877713 (electronic bk.)
1560236825 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
1560236833 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780203877715 (electronic bk.)
9781560236825 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9781560236832 (paperback; alk. paper)