Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

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Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, Lindsay Cornish
ABC-CLIO, 2010 - Social Science - 527 pages
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In this two-volume set, a series of expert contributors look at what it means to be a boy growing up in North America, with entries covering everything from toys and games, friends and family, and psychological and social development.

* 166 entries on specific aspects of boyhood life in North America today, ranging from boy-centered toys, games, and media to issues of masculinity and confusing notions of manhood

* Expert contributors from a variety of academic and professional disciplines, providing insight into a range of issues related to the lives of North American boys

* Bibliographic listings of works cited and further reading in print and online

* A comprehensive index


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Shirley R. Steinberg is the cofounder and director of The Paulo and Nita Freire International Project for Critical Pedagogy. She currently teaches at McGill University.

Michael Kehler is associate professor at the Faculty of Education, the University of Western Ontario, London, Canada.

Lindsay Cornish is a freelance editor and writer.

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