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The Resource Swagger : 10 urgent rules for raising boys in an era of failing schools, mass joblessness, and thug culture, Lisa Bloom

Swagger : 10 urgent rules for raising boys in an era of failing schools, mass joblessness, and thug culture, Lisa Bloom

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Swagger : 10 urgent rules for raising boys in an era of failing schools, mass joblessness, and thug culture
Title
Swagger
Title remainder
10 urgent rules for raising boys in an era of failing schools, mass joblessness, and thug culture
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Bloom
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this wakeup call for parents about the real world boys inhabit right now, Bloom explains how to teach your boy humility (the swagger anti-venom), to "making your home a reading mecca," creating an expectation of college graduation, and how to teach your boy to be critical of the media onslaught in his life
Cataloging source
UPZ
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Bloom, Lisa
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Parenting
  • Boys
  • Boys
  • Teenage boys
  • Child development
Label
Swagger : 10 urgent rules for raising boys in an era of failing schools, mass joblessness, and thug culture, Lisa Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliiographical references
Contents
Pt. 1. The forces aligned against your boy -- Education: no longer a national priority -- Our economy: the de-industrialized revolution -- Thug culture: big money in undermining our values -- Mass incarceration: young men locked up, locked out -- Pt. 2. Ten rules for raising boys right now -- Rule 1: lose the swagger, kid -- Rule 2: set college expectations early and often -- Rule 3: make your home a reading mecca -- Rule 4: eliminate the competition -- Rule 5: become aware of the data pinging in and out of your boy's brain -- Rule 6: teach your boy to be ever-critical of all media -- Rule 7: support his teacher -- Rule 8: teach him to respect girls and women -- Rule 9: Make community service a regular part of your family life -- Rule 10: take him away
Control code
ocn793206365
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 270 p.
Isbn
9781936467693
System control number
(OCoLC)793206365
Label
Swagger : 10 urgent rules for raising boys in an era of failing schools, mass joblessness, and thug culture, Lisa Bloom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliiographical references
Contents
Pt. 1. The forces aligned against your boy -- Education: no longer a national priority -- Our economy: the de-industrialized revolution -- Thug culture: big money in undermining our values -- Mass incarceration: young men locked up, locked out -- Pt. 2. Ten rules for raising boys right now -- Rule 1: lose the swagger, kid -- Rule 2: set college expectations early and often -- Rule 3: make your home a reading mecca -- Rule 4: eliminate the competition -- Rule 5: become aware of the data pinging in and out of your boy's brain -- Rule 6: teach your boy to be ever-critical of all media -- Rule 7: support his teacher -- Rule 8: teach him to respect girls and women -- Rule 9: Make community service a regular part of your family life -- Rule 10: take him away
Control code
ocn793206365
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 270 p.
Isbn
9781936467693
System control number
(OCoLC)793206365

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