The Trouble With Boys
A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do
Paperback ISBN: 0307381293
A best-selling study outlines the trends that have led to a crisis among America's male children, including a lack of male role models, video-game addiction, and the demands of the No Child Left Behind policy; discusses the potential repercussions; and offers suggestions on how to fix the problem. Reprint.
The Philosophical Baby
What Children's Minds Tell Us About Truth, Love, and the Meaning of Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0374231966
A revelatory examination of how babies and young children think draws on new scientific understandings to identify links between key behaviors and subsequent abilities, explaining how the latest findings offer profound insight into the nature of being human.
The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse
Paperback ISBN: 0449906299
A long overdue book by a psychologist who has extensive clinical experience treating male victims of child sexual abuse, it explodes the myth that sexual abuse of male children is rare, or that the consequences are less serious than for girls. Hunter examines the physical and emotional impact of abuse on its victims and the factors affecting revovery. With personal case histories of victims and their families, this is a powerfully written and meticulously researched book that is a landmark in the field of child sexual abuse literature.
The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men
Hardcover ISBN: 0465072097
A physician, research psychologist, and author of Why Gender Matters looks at the reasons why American boys, from kindergarten to college, are less resilient and ambitious than twenty years ago, discussing the causes of failure in school and at home and presenting a series of practical solutions to help alleviate the problem.
Odd Girl Out
The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls
Paperback ISBN: 0156027348
Identifies the subtle means by which girls behave aggressively toward one another and examines specific behaviors while explaining the importance of enabling girls to express anger and resolve conflicts.
The Drama of the Gifted Child
The Search For the True Self
Trade Paperback ISBN: 046501691x
Examines the cyclical patterns of parents who exploit their children's talent, depriving them of a sense of self-worth and driving them to treat their own children with the same lack of respect
Claiming Your Place at the Fire
Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose
Paperback ISBN: 1576752976
People who have turned fifty, known as new elders in this book, are invited to ask four questions to describe how they can rekindle the good life and share it with others. Original.
The Borderline Psychotic Child
A Selective Integration
Paperback ISBN: 0415222206
Introduces the borderline concept and overviews current theoretical thinking and clinical practices. Reviews the history and evolution of the borderline diagnosis for children, both in the US and the UK. Attempts to harmonize US and UK views on borderline diagnosis in the light of new developments in theory at The Menninger Clinic, The Anna Freud Center, and The Tavistock Clinic, and presents a range of clinical case studies. Lubbe trained as a child psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic In London. He is founding editor of the journal Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in South Africa . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Savage Girls and Wild Boys
A History of Feral Children
Paperback ISBN: 0312423357
A collective history of feral children who were brought up in the wilderness, raised by animals, or locked up in solitary confinement examines the stories of Peter the Wild Boy, Victor of Aveyron, and a boy raised by monkeys in Uganda.