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The War Against Boys

Christina Hoff Sommers

The War Against Boys

Library Edition

by Christina Hoff Sommers

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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Essays,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSusan O"Malley (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMP3 CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9385648M
    ISBN 100786192615
    ISBN 109780786192618
    OCLC/WorldCa54769845

    Mr Brudnoy interviewed Ms. Sommers about her book The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming Our Young Men, published by Simon and Schuster. The book details how boys are lagging. The War Against Boys. An updated and revised edition of the controversial classic—now more relevant than ever—argues that boys are the ones languishing socially and academically, resulting in staggering social and economic costs. Girls and women were once second-class citizens in the nation’s schools.

    The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming Our Young Men Christina Hoff Sommers, Author Simon & Schuster $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. MGTOW - Men Going Their Own Way - is a statement of self-ownership, where the modern man preserves and protects his own sovereignty above all else. It is the manifestation of one word: No. Ejecting silly preconceptions and cultural definitions of what a man is. Looking to no one else for social cues. Refusing to bow, serve and kneel for the opportunity to be treated like a disposable utility.

      Ms. Sommers talked about the challenges facing boys as they grow up and how schools and communities are handling them. She also talked about her book, [The War Against Boys. There are currently 4 reader reviews for The War Against Boys. Order Reviews by: Write your own review! Mr. Ali Saberi. Hi, This is Ali, an English teacher in Iran. I guess Dr. Sommer's book is defending boys from being labled as the " second sex ". Frank. If you have a son or sons, this book will coalesce your feelings and provide moral.


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The War Against Boys by Christina Hoff Sommers Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The War Against Boys" begins by attacking those who would cast all American boys under the shadow of the Columbine killers. As Sommers states straightforwardly, "This book tells the story of how it has become fashionable to attribute pathology to millions of healthy male children."Cited by: The war against boys as a book is amazing.

In detail, the book talks about how the school system and society have been turned against the education of boys, harming not only the young man they would eventually fail, but society as a whole/5. "The War Against Boys" is compellingly written and well referenced.

It's also been sloppily edited (with the occasional mistake cropping up in the text). This revised edition has updated some (but not all) of the dated claims in original book, and the new subtitle (blaming misguided policies rather than ideology) is far more intellectually honest than the original (incendiary) one/5().

The War Against Boys Preface to the New Edition When the first edition of The War Against Boys appeared inalmost no one was talking about boys’ educational and social problems. Now it’s hard to open a newspaper without stumbling upon references to the multiple books, articles, studies, and documentaries highlighting boys’ academic, social, and vocational Edition: Reissue.

Called “provocative and controversial impassioned and articulate” (The Christian Science Monitor), this edition of The War Against Boys offers a new preface and six radically revised chapters, plus updates on the current status of boys throughout the book.

Sommers argues that the problem of male underachievement is persistent and worsening.5/5(1). Called “provocative and controversial impassioned and articulate” (The Christian Science Monitor), this edition of The War Against Boys offers a new preface and six radically revised chapters, plus updates on the current status of boys throughout the book.

Sommers argues that the problem of male underachievement is persistent and worsening/5(). The War Against Boys Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device cturer: Simon and Schuster. "The War Against Boys" begins by attacking those who would cast all American boys under the shadow of the Columbine killers. As Sommers states straightforwardly, "This book tells the story of how it has become fashionable to attribute pathology to millions of healthy male children."/5().

"The War Against Boys" begins by attacking those who would cast all American boys under the shadow of the Columbine killers. As Sommers states straightforwardly, "This book tells the story of how it has become fashionable to attribute pathology to millions of healthy male children."/5(68).

More boys than girls are involved in crime, alcohol, and drugs. Girls attempt suicide more than boys, but it is boys who actually kill themselves more often. In a typical year (), there were 4, suicides of young people between the ages of five and twenty-four: females, 3, males. Boys Are Trailing.

Called “provocative and controversial impassioned and articulate” (The Christian Science Monitor), this edition of The War Against Boys offers a new preface and six radically revised 4/5(6).

This "New and Revised Edition" of "THE WAR AGAINST BOYS" is a welcome return of an important book. Sommers, a philosopher by education and a mother of two boys, shows that the trend she identified in the late s to see boys as defective girls and therefore somehow in need of retooling has continued, and its effects have spread/5().

Called “provocative and controversial impassioned and articulate” (The Christian Science Monitor), this edition of The War Against Boys offers a new preface and six radically revised chapters, plus updates on the current status of boys throughout the book.

Sommers argues that the problem of male underachievement is persistent and worsening/5(6). The War Against Boys Book Summary. Sommers says that boys do need help, but not the sort they've been getting. They need love, discipline, Media Reviews.

Booklist - Mary Carroll Sommers argues cogently that boys are having major problems in school that must Readalikes. Published Dr. Sax. Growing evidence that the scales are tipped not against girls but against boys is beginning to inspire a quiet revisionism.

Some educators will admit that boys are on the wrong side of the gender : Christina Hoff Sommers. THE WAR AGAINST BOYS: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men User Review - Kirkus. A repudiation of the fashionable claims of "girl advocates" by controversial social critic Sommers (Who Stole Feminism?, ).4/5(3).

InSommers published The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men. In the book, Sommers challenged what she called the "myth of shortchanged girls" and the "new and equally corrosive fiction" that "boys as a group are disturbed."Alma mater: New York University, Brandeis University.

The War Against Boys accuses feminists and their fellow travellers in education and government of waging war against American boys. The media have already provided a forum for her charges, with the.

The War Against Boys is an incisive, rigorous, and heartfelt argument in favor of recognizing and confronting a new reality: Boys are languishing in education, and the price of continued neglect is economically and socially prohibitive.

Buy a cheap copy of The WAR AGAINST BOYS: How Misguided book by Christina Hoff Sommers. The author of the provocative bestseller Who Stole Feminism.

returns with an equally eye-opening follow-up. It's a bad time to be a boy in America, writes Free shipping over $Cited by:. The War Against Boys brilliantly argues for jettisoning past educational fads and steering away from the new “gender equity” being promoted by Carol Gilligan and her ilk.

I regard the book as utterly imperative reading.The War On Men - Kindle edition by Venker, Suzanne. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The War On Men/5(88).The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism Is Harming Our Young Men (Paperback) Published June 12th by Simon & Schuster Paperback, pagesCited by: