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Work With Boys—Not Against Their Nature

From Christina Hoff Sommers in the New York Times: Rather than try to change the basic nature of boys, why not work with who they are? Consider the all-too-typical case of Justin, a Southern California boy who loved science fiction, pirates and … Continue reading

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A Man’s World but Not a Boy’s: Those supporting women should also encourage boys

From Mark Sherman in Psychology Today: What is someone like me to do? While I had a mother I loved and respected, and I have a wife I adore, my children and grandchildren – for whom, like every parent and … Continue reading

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Boy Trouble

An overview of what we call The Boy Crisis, Boy Trouble by Kay S. Hymowitz in City Journal, 2013:  When I started following the research on child well-being about two decades ago, the focus was almost always girls’ problems—their low self-esteem, lax … Continue reading

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Boys and Young Men: A New Cause

From the archives of Psychology Today: Boys and Young Men: A New Cause for Liberals by Mark Sherman in 2010. Even today, when someone writes about the way boys are lagging behind girls, he or she often talks about it as … Continue reading

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