Nine Lives: Adolescent Masculinities, The Body And Violence, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Nine Lives

Adolescent Masculinities, The Body And Violence, 1st Edition

By James Messerschmidt

Routledge

158 pages

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Paperback: 9780367157395
pub: 2020-03-30
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Description

This book presents the life stories of nine boys to examine the differential use of violence as a resource for "doing masculinity" in specific situations and circumstances thus helping us understand the highly gendered ratio of crime in industrialized societies as well as national tragedies.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Sam 3. Hugh 4. From Predisposition to Violent Event Family, School, and Violent Predispositions 5. Jerry 6. Nonviolence and Social Change Violent Versus Nonviolent Boys

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General