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Author Buckingham, Jennifer.

Title Boy troubles : understanding rising suicide, rising crime and educational failure / Jennifer Buckingham
Published St Leonards, N.S.W. : Centre for Independent Studies, 2000


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Description xiii, 101 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Series CIS policy monographs, 0158-1260 ; 46
CIS policy monographs ; 46
Summary Looks at the rising problem of boys and the fact that their rates for commiting crime and suicide far outpace the figures for girls as does their underperformance at school. The author considers a number of hypotheses but focuses mainly on the growing instability of families which seem to affect boys more than girls
Analysis Behaviour
Crime prevention
Criminal psychology
Educational psychology
Failure (Education)
Federal issue
Juvenile delinquency
State issue
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 81-[97]
Subject Boys -- Education -- Australia.
Boys -- Suicidal behavior -- Australia.
Boys -- Suicidal behavior.
Conduct disorders in children -- Australia.
Criminal behavior, Prediction of -- Australia.
Boys -- Australia -- Suicidal behaviour
Educational sociology -- Australia.
Youth -- Suicidal behavior -- Australia.
Youth -- Australia -- Suicidal behaviour
Author Buckingham, Jennifer.
Centre for Independent Studies (N.S.W.)
LC no. 2001431630
ISBN 1864320494