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Judy Y. Chu - When Boys Become Boys: Development, Relationships, and Masculinity - 9780814764688 - V9780814764688
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When Boys Become Boys: Development, Relationships, and Masculinity

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Description for When Boys Become Boys: Development, Relationships, and Masculinity Hardback. Based on a two-year study of boys aged four to six, this book offers a new way of thinking about boys' development. It provides insight into ways in which adults can foster boys' healthy resistance and help them to access a broader range of options for expressing themselves. Num Pages: 242 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFSJ2; JFSP1; JMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 155 x 23. Weight in Grams: 499.
Based on a two-year study that followed boys from pre-kindergarten through first grade, When Boys Become Boys offers a new way of thinking about boys’ development. Through focusing on a critical moment of transition in boys’ lives, Judy Y. Chu reveals boys’ early ability to be emotionally perceptive, articulate, and responsive in their relationships, and how these “feminine” qualities become less apparent as boys learn to prove that they are boys primarily by showing that they are not girls. Chu finds that behaviors typically viewed as “natural” for boys reflect an adaptation to cultures that require boys to be stoic, ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
New York University Press
Condition
New
Number of Pages
242
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780814764688
SKU
V9780814764688
Shipping Time
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Ref
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About Judy Y. Chu
Judy Y. Chu is Affiliated Faculty in the Program in Human Biology at Stanford University. Carol Gilligan is University Professor of Applied Psychology and the Humanities at New York University. She is the author or editor of many books, including In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women's Development and Joining the Resistance.

Reviews for When Boys Become Boys: Development, Relationships, and Masculinity
"To what extent are & masculine qualities innate? This is just one of the questions that Judy Y. Chu sets out to answer in her book When Boys Become Boys, based on a two-year study in which she observed a group of six boys from pre-kindergarten to grade one (age four to six) at a US school. . . . ... Read more

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