Argues that masculine socialization is responsible for most violence in the United States and offers a practical plan for negating this pattern and reducing violent behavior in boys
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"Excellent. A strongly argued indictment of our cultural stereotypes of masculinity."--Boston Globe
"A major contribution to contemporary thought."--Kirkus Reviews
"A Powerful book."--Los Angeles TimesAbout the Author:
Dr. Myriam Miedzian, who holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Columbia University and a Masters in Clinical Social Work from Hunter College, C.U.N.Y., has served on the faculties of Rutgers University, The City University of New York, and Barnard College. She has been the Visiting Libra Professor at the University of Maine.
Dr. Miedzian has appeared on over 300 TV and radio programs, including Charlie Rose, Oprah Winfrey, Larry King Live, and The Brian Lehrer Show. Her research on school programs that help prevent violent behavior, formed the basis of an NPR Weekend Edition program. She was the subject of a Time Magazine Interview.
Dr. Miedzian's articles and op-eds have appeared in numerous publications, and her blogs appear frequently in The Huffington Post. She is the author of He Walked Through Walls: A Twentieth-Century Tale of Survival, and Boys Will Be Boys: Breaking the Link Between Masculinity and Violence. She is a founding director of Prepare Tomorrow's Parents, a non-profit organization which grew out of recommendations made in the latter book.
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Book Description Doubleday, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0385239327
Book Description Doubleday, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0385239327
Book Description Doubleday, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110385239327