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Author LinkKindlon, Daniel J.(Daniel James),1953-
Title LinkRaising Cain : protecting the emotional life of boys / Dan Kindlon, Michael Thompson with Teresa Barker.
Edition 1st trade pbk. ed.
Imprint New York : Ballantine Books, 2000.
Description xix, 298 p. ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Gen. Note Originally published: 1999. With new pref. and reader’s companion.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-287).
Contents Contents: The road not taken: turning boys away from their inner life -- Thorns among roses: the struggle of young boys in early education -- The high cost of harsh discipline -- The culture of cruelty -- Fathers and sons: a legacy of desire and distance -- Mothers and sons: a story of connection and change -- Inside the fortress of solitude -- Boys’ struggle with depression and suicide -- Drinking and drugs: filling the emotional void -- Romancing the stone: from heartfelt to heartless relations with girls -- Anger and violence -- What boys need.
Summary Offers insight into the behaviors and feelings of boys, examining the question of what boys need to become emotionally whole men, and arguing that American culture is forcing boys into lives of isolation, shame, and anger by suppressing their emotional lives in service to ideals of manhood.
Subject LinkBoys -- Psychology.
LinkEmotions in children.
LinkEmotions in adolescence.
LinkSex role in children.
LinkMasculinity.
Add.Author LinkThompson, Michael, 1947-
LinkBarker, Teresa.

System Number 000664044
ISBN Link0345434854
Link9780345434852

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