Bringing Up Boys

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Bringing Up Boys

Format:  Hardcover,

269 pages

Publisher: Tyndale House Pub

Publish Date: Oct 2001

ISBN-13: 9780842352666

ISBN-10: 084235266X

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2002 Gold Medallion Award winner With so much confusion about the role of men in our society, it's no wonder so many parents and teachers are at a loss about how to bring up boys. Our culture has vilified masculinity and, as a result, boys are suffering. Parents, teachers, and others involved in shaping the character of boys have many questions. In "Bringing Up Boys, " Dr. James Dobson, America's most trusted authority on family issues, tackles these questions and offers advice and encouragement based on a firm foundation of biblical principles. "Bringing Up Boys"--a must-read book for parents, teachers, social workers, youth leaders, counselors--anyone involved in the challenge of turning boys into good men. The audio book is read by Wayne Shepard and punctuated by original music.

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Publisher: Tyndale House Pub
Publish Date: Oct 2001
ISBN-13: 9780842352666
ISBN-10: 084235266X
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 269
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.35
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.5 x 9.25 x 0.75

About the author

Biography of Dobson, James C.

Child psychologist and author James C. Dobson was born April 21, 1936, in Shreveport, LA and educated at Pasadena College and the University of Southern California, where he received his Ph.D. in 1967. Dobson began his career as a teacher and counselor in public schools. He is founder and president of Focus on the Family, an organization that produces nationally broadcast radio programs on domestic issues. He has also served as co-director of research in the division of medical genetics at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles.

His books cover such topics as helping adolescents understand their sexuality and building stronger marital relationships. They include The New Dare to Discipline, 1992, When God Doesn't Make Sense, 1993, and Life on the Edge, 1995. He has contributed articles to Educational and Psychological Measurement, Journal of Developmental Reading, New England Journal of Medicine, and Journal of International Neurosciences Abstracts.

Chapter outline

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
The Wonderful World of Boysp. 1
Vive la Differencep. 9
So What Is the Difference?p. 19
Wounded Spiritsp. 33
The Essential Fatherp. 53
Fathers and Sonsp. 67
Mothers and Sonsp. 83
Chasing the Caterpillarp. 99
The Origins of Homosexualityp. 113
Single Parents and Grandparentsp. 131
Let's Go for It!p. 147
Men R Foolsp. 161
Boys in Schoolp. 181
Predatorsp. 199
Staying Closep. 215
Disciplining Boysp. 227
The Ultimate Priorityp. 245
Endnotesp. 259

Awards and Recognitions

  • Christian Book Awards, 2002 (United States)

Book description

2002 Gold Medallion Award winner!

With so much confusion about the role of men in our society, it's no wonder so many parents and teachers are at a loss about how to bring up boys. Our culture has vilified masculinity and, as a result, boys are suffering. Parents, teachers, and others involved in shaping the character of boys have many questions. In Bringing Up Boys, Dr. James Dobson, America's most trusted authority on family issues, tackles these questions and offers advice and encouragement based on a firm foundation of biblical principles. Bringing Up Boys—a must-read book for parents, teachers, social workers, youth leaders, counselors—anyone involved in the challenge of turning boys into good men.

The audio book is read by Wayne Shepard and punctuated by original music.

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