Boys Adrift

Boys Adrift

Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men

Book - 2007
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Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, they are less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. As for young men, it turns out the film Failure to Launch is not far from the truth. Fully one-third of men ages 22-34 are still living at home with their parents-about a 100 percent increase in the past twenty years. Boys nationwide are increasingly dropping out of school; fewer are going to college; and for the first time in American history, women are outnumbering men at undergraduate institutions three to two.
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2007
ISBN: 9780465072095
0465072097
Characteristics: vii, 267 p. ; 24 cm.

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renabackstrom Dec 03, 2010

This book helped me not only to understand my two sons a little better, it also helped me understand my husband a little better as well.

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