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The Men They Will Become: The Nature And Nurture Of Male Character
Title : The Men They Will Become: The Nature And Nurture Of Male Character
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ISBN : 9780738203638
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 384

How do boys develop character? And what can parents, teachers, and society do, from birth to late adolescence, to help nurture admirable qualities in young men? Eli Newberger brings decades of experience and insight to these vital questions. In a series of riveting stories, he shows boys facing the harsh challenges that forge or break character: cheating, bullying, drugs,How do boys develop character? And what can parents, teachers, and society do, from birth to late adolescence, to help nurture admirable qualities in young men? Eli Newberger brings decades of experience and insight to these vital questions. In a series of riveting stories, he shows boys facing the harsh challenges that forge or break character: cheating, bullying, drugs, alcohol, and competition. The Men They Will Become delves to the deepest roots of male character and to the sources of attachment, honesty, self-control, sportsmanship, generosity, and courage. Rather than looking for flaws and vulnerabilities, Dr. Newberger celebrates all the wonderful qualities that make boys boys. The need for leaders of bold but non-violent character makes this wise book of urgent and timely importance.


The Men They Will Become: The Nature And Nurture Of Male Character Reviews

  • Nancy

    To be truthful, I never finished this book, having skipped around to read the sections that I needed, as a parent of an adolescent, to read. But I am sharing it here because I got some really valuable insights about my son and my behavior with him. I think one of the things I remember most is that what he needs most from me is patience -- more than love, more than guidance, more than good food. (That last one is hard to believe!) But, now that he is 17 and has come out the other side of some dif [...]

  • Debra Morris

    This is a good book with lots of good insights. I especially liked the stories Newberger told of other parents raising their boys. The book did get repetitive in places, however. Overall though I found it useful.