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Author Sax, Leonard.
Title Boys adrift [electronic resource] : the five factors driving the growing epidemic of unmotivated boys and underachieving young men / Leonard Sax.
Published [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2008.
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Description 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Note Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Aug. 1, 2008).
Performer Read by Malcolm Hillgartner.
Summary Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, they are less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere 20 years ago. Fully one-third of men ages 22 to 34 are still living at home with their parents, about a 100 percent increase in the past 20 years. Boys nationwide are increasingly dropping out of school; fewer are going to college. Family physician and research psychologist Dr. Leonard Sax argues that a combination of social, cultural, and biological factors, ranging from environmental estrogens to the over-prescription of ADHD drugs, is creating an environment that is literally toxic to boys. Here, he presents his practical solutions, from new ways of controlling boys' use of video games to innovative education reforms.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Boys -- Education.
Young men -- Education.
Motivation in education.
Sex differences in education.
Genre Audiobooks.
Related Names Hillgartner, Malcolm. Narrator.
Blackstone Audiobooks.
Collection Title Audiobook collection (EBSCO).
ISBN 9781433246340 (electronic audio bk.)
1433246341 (electronic audio bk.)
OCLC number 237205911