Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313350817
  • ISBN-13: 9780313350818
  • DDC: 305.23081
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 527 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released April 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

Shows what 'a boy's life' is really like. This title offers a series of snapshots of boys of different kinds and ages at home, school, and at play; interacting with family or knocking around with friends, or pursuing interests alone as they begin their journey to adulthood.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction: Why Boy Culture?.
1: What Makes a Boy a Boy?.
2: Becoming a Boy, Becoming a Man.
3: Blue for Boys.
4: Boi.
5: Boy.
6: Gay Boys.
7: Gender.
8: Growing Up Male.
9: Homophobia.
10: Queer Boys in Popular Culture.
11: Raising Boys.
12: “Real Men”.
13: Rites of Passage.
14: Sissies.
15: Differences and Boys.
16: Aboriginal/Native Boys.
17: African American Boys and Stereotypes.
18: African American Boys and the Hip Hop World.
19: Asian Boys and the Model Minority Label.
20: Asian Males and Racism.
21: Boys’ Day in Japan (Tango no Sekku).
22: Ethnic Identities.
23: Immigration.
24: Latino Boys.
25: Latino Stereotypes.
26: Middle Eastern Boys.
27: Redneck Boys.
28: Rural Boys.
29: South Asian Boys.
30: South Asian Boys: Desi Boys.
31: Urban Boys.
32: Boys and Looks.
33: Emo.
34: Goth.
35: Grunge.
36: Jeans.
37: Preppy.
38: Pretty Boys.
39: Shaving.
40: Skaters.
41: Sneakers.
42: Bodies, Minds, and Power.
43: Boys and the Physical.
44: Health.
45: ADHD.
46: Asperger's Syndrome.
47: Boys’ Health.
48: Circumcision.
49: Drinking.
50: Sexual Awakening.
51: Sexual Development in Culture.
52: Tourette Syndrome.
53: Sports.
54: Baseball.
55: Basketball.
56: Bodybuilding.
57: Boys’ Behavior and Body Image.
58: Dance.
59: Extreme Sports.
60: Football.
61: Hockey.
62: Martial Arts.
63: Parkour.
64: Skateboarding.
65: Soccer.
66: Sports and Masculinity.
67: Surfing.
68: Wrestling (Professional).
69: Boys in Mind, Boys in Relationships.
70: Boy Talk.
71: Brothers.
72: Depression.
73: Empathy.
74: Friendships.
75: Gay Fathers.
76: Invisible Boys.
77: Psychology of Boyhood.
78: Relationships.
79: Social Homelessness.
80: Spaces.
81: Suicide.
82: “Bad” Boys.
83: Boys and the Adult Justice System.
84: Bullying and Masculinity.
85: Gangsta Rap.
86: Guns.
87: Images of Violent Boys.
88: Sexual Violence.
89: Skateboarding and Rebellion.
90: Skinhead Culture.
91: Street Gangs.
92: Warfare and Boys.
93: White Supremacy.
94: Youth Incarceration.