The last boys picked : helping boys who don't play sports survive bullies and boyhood
|Format:||Print Book 2012|
|Availability:||Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies|
Overlooked by a society the reinforces and demands impossible standards of 'masculinity', boys who are uninterested in competitive sports or who have non-aggressive personalities are often vilified and bullied for being different. Compassionate, empowering and instructive, The Last Boys Picked will help parents, teachers, coaches and caregivers identify the emotional and social hurdles the boys face in school and on the playground, offering specific action steps to help any child build resilience and a healthy self-esteem - with life-long benefits.
ContentsLiving in dread of phys ed
What kind of boy doesn't like to play sports?
The role of sports in boys' lives
Fake it, make it-or break
The dangers of romanticized masculinity
Boys in straightjackets
We need a different type of warrior
Whenever anyone loses, everyone loses
Becoming effective agents of change.
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
-- Psychological aspects.
Boys -- Psychology.
Sports for children -- Psychological aspects.
Physical education for children -- Psychological aspects.
Athletic ability -- Psychological aspects.
|Publisher|| New York :Berkley Books,2012
Rupp, Beth Margolis.
xix, 281 pages ; 21 cm