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The boy crisis : why our boys are struggling and what we can do about it / Warren Farrell, PhD and John Gray, PhD.

By: Farrell, WarrenContributor(s): Gray, John, 1951-Publisher: Dallas, TX : BenBella, BenBella Books, Inc., [2018]Description: xvi, 492 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781942952718 (trade cloth)Subject(s): Boys -- Psychology | Boys -- Social conditions -- 21st centuryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Boy crisisDDC classification: 155.43/2 LOC classification: HQ775 | .F37 2018
Contents:
Intro; Praise for The Boy Crisis; Contents; INTRODUCTION: Is There Really a Boy Crisis?; My Personal Journey into The Boy Crisis; PART I: Is There Really a Boy Crisis?; CHAPTER 1: The Crisis of Our Sons' Mental Health; CHAPTER 2: The Crisis of Our Sons' Physical Health; CHAPTER 3: The Crisis of Our Sons' Economic Health; CHAPTER 4: The Crisis of Our Sons' Education; CHAPTER 5: The Crisis of Our SonsWorldwide; CHAPTER 6: Why Are We So Blind to the Boy Crisis?; PART II: Why the Boy Crisis Isn't Your Fault; CHAPTER 7: The Boy Crisis: A Problem Created by a Solution; PART III: The Purpose Void. CHAPTER 8: The Path-to-Purpose Generation GapThe Power of Purpose; "I Never Thought You Cared Enough to Ask."; Your Son's Unconscious Wisdom; Can a "Real Man" Transition from Provider-Protector to Nurturer-Connector?; CHAPTER 9: The "Hero Paradox": Value Yourself by Not Valuing Yourself; A Hero with a Thousand Faces; The Sirens of Social Bribes; Social Bribes: Mom, Men, the Media, the Military; The Catch-22 of Your Son-as-Hero; CHAPTER 10: Why Do More Marriages Fail in Countries That Succeed?; The Father's Catch-22; The Era of the Multi-Option Mom and the No-Option Dad. How Did Our Daughters Avoid the Purpose Void?"Sorry, It's a Boy"; CHAPTER 11: How Raising Our Sons Successfully in the Past Differs from Raising Our Sons Successfully for Their Future; Making Money Versus Making a Difference; How to Guide Different Boys Toward Different Senses of Purpose; Our Sons' New Sense of Purpose: The Hero's Journey to Emotional Intelligence; Son-Dropping; CHAPTER 12: Raising a Balanced Son in an Out-of-Balance World; What Happened to Pickup Team Sports?; Helping Your Son Find His "Edge"; Filling Your Son's Purpose Void: Your Son as Hero. PART IV: Dad-Deprived Boys Versus Dad-Enriched BoysCHAPTER 13: Dad-Deprived Boys; Boys Who Hurt, Hurt Us; The Lost Boys: Mass Shooters; ISIS: A Gang of Dad-Deprived Boys?; Bio Dad: The Discovery of the Dad Brain; Careers Are for Now; Children Are Forever; The Absence of Dad Creates the Presence of Government; CHAPTER 14: Why Are Dads So Important?; Let Me Count the Ways; CHAPTER 15: Rediscovering Dad; The Generation of the Dad Rich Versus the Dad Poor; When Does Dad Begin to Matter?; Stepdad or Bio Dad: Does It Make a Difference?; CHAPTER 16: What Dads Do Differently. 1. Boundary Enforcement (Versus Boundary Setting)2. Exploring Nature, Taking Risks; 3. Roughhousing: Dad as a Rough, Tough Cream Puff; 4. "Teachable Moments": A Little Pain for a Lot of Gain; 5. Challenging the Kids' Limits; 6. Hangout Time; 7. Teasing: Emotional Intelligence Training, Dad-Style?; The Conditional or Hierarchical Dad; The Worrier and the Warrior: The Checks and Balances of Parenting; CHAPTER 17: In the Event of Divorce . . .The Four "Must-Dos"; CHAPTER 18: The Father Warrior: Why Fathering Will Be a New Male Sense of Purpose.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 408-410) and index.

Intro; Praise for The Boy Crisis; Contents; INTRODUCTION: Is There Really a Boy Crisis?; My Personal Journey into The Boy Crisis; PART I: Is There Really a Boy Crisis?; CHAPTER 1: The Crisis of Our Sons' Mental Health; CHAPTER 2: The Crisis of Our Sons' Physical Health; CHAPTER 3: The Crisis of Our Sons' Economic Health; CHAPTER 4: The Crisis of Our Sons' Education; CHAPTER 5: The Crisis of Our SonsWorldwide; CHAPTER 6: Why Are We So Blind to the Boy Crisis?; PART II: Why the Boy Crisis Isn't Your Fault; CHAPTER 7: The Boy Crisis: A Problem Created by a Solution; PART III: The Purpose Void. CHAPTER 8: The Path-to-Purpose Generation GapThe Power of Purpose; "I Never Thought You Cared Enough to Ask."; Your Son's Unconscious Wisdom; Can a "Real Man" Transition from Provider-Protector to Nurturer-Connector?; CHAPTER 9: The "Hero Paradox": Value Yourself by Not Valuing Yourself; A Hero with a Thousand Faces; The Sirens of Social Bribes; Social Bribes: Mom, Men, the Media, the Military; The Catch-22 of Your Son-as-Hero; CHAPTER 10: Why Do More Marriages Fail in Countries That Succeed?; The Father's Catch-22; The Era of the Multi-Option Mom and the No-Option Dad. How Did Our Daughters Avoid the Purpose Void?"Sorry, It's a Boy"; CHAPTER 11: How Raising Our Sons Successfully in the Past Differs from Raising Our Sons Successfully for Their Future; Making Money Versus Making a Difference; How to Guide Different Boys Toward Different Senses of Purpose; Our Sons' New Sense of Purpose: The Hero's Journey to Emotional Intelligence; Son-Dropping; CHAPTER 12: Raising a Balanced Son in an Out-of-Balance World; What Happened to Pickup Team Sports?; Helping Your Son Find His "Edge"; Filling Your Son's Purpose Void: Your Son as Hero. PART IV: Dad-Deprived Boys Versus Dad-Enriched BoysCHAPTER 13: Dad-Deprived Boys; Boys Who Hurt, Hurt Us; The Lost Boys: Mass Shooters; ISIS: A Gang of Dad-Deprived Boys?; Bio Dad: The Discovery of the Dad Brain; Careers Are for Now; Children Are Forever; The Absence of Dad Creates the Presence of Government; CHAPTER 14: Why Are Dads So Important?; Let Me Count the Ways; CHAPTER 15: Rediscovering Dad; The Generation of the Dad Rich Versus the Dad Poor; When Does Dad Begin to Matter?; Stepdad or Bio Dad: Does It Make a Difference?; CHAPTER 16: What Dads Do Differently. 1. Boundary Enforcement (Versus Boundary Setting)2. Exploring Nature, Taking Risks; 3. Roughhousing: Dad as a Rough, Tough Cream Puff; 4. "Teachable Moments": A Little Pain for a Lot of Gain; 5. Challenging the Kids' Limits; 6. Hangout Time; 7. Teasing: Emotional Intelligence Training, Dad-Style?; The Conditional or Hierarchical Dad; The Worrier and the Warrior: The Checks and Balances of Parenting; CHAPTER 17: In the Event of Divorce . . .The Four "Must-Dos"; CHAPTER 18: The Father Warrior: Why Fathering Will Be a New Male Sense of Purpose.

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