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Leonard Sax
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Robin's Reads
Robin's Reads rated it 6 years ago
Review of Boys Adrift, by Dr. Leonard Sax This is a fairly long and detailed review of a book I read and studied for my professional development as a teacher. I was seeking some insight into why young men in my 8th grade classroom are so wi...
ApeRapture
ApeRapture rated it 7 years ago
Leonard Sax's Why Gender Matters sets out to persuade that biology plays a significant role in how gender works, that we are not born androgynous blank slates that are molded by societal expectations and enculturation alone, and purports to back up his claims with data from scientific studies.Now, g...
Heather in FL
Heather in FL rated it 7 years ago
So, we're doomed. That's what I got from this book. Thanks a lot, Dr. Sax. Unfortunately, so much of what he talks about has been done over generations and we're now seeing the dismal results.Basically I think it comes down to the fact that we're ruining boys through co-ed education, ADD/ADHD misdia...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 9 years ago
Bogus. This is very simple: the difference in *average* between male and female is always less than the difference between the *range of normal* for either. [This is the same sort of crap science used to support the ideas behind racism.] If you try and base your parenting or your educating on the av...
suehutchings
suehutchings rated it 9 years ago
An interesting look at what is happening to boys today. I find that this book needs to be read again from time to time as you get more from it each time you read it. I am due to re-read it again soon.
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