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Why boys fail saving our sons from an educational system that"s leaving them behind by Richard Whitmire

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Published by AMACOM/American Management Association in New York .
Written in English


  • Motivation in education,
  • Boys,
  • Education

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Edition Notes

StatementRichard Whitmire
LC ClassificationsLB1065 .W49 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27130052M
ISBN 100814420176
ISBN 109780814420171

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In Why Boys Fail, I lay out the history behind that sensitivity, which starts with conservatives blaming feminists (unfairly, from my perspective) for the problems boys were experiencing in school. The national feminist groups went into a defensive mode and countered that boys were not experiencing problems.   Philip Zimbardo was the leader of the notorious Stanford Prison Experiment. Now he is talking about young men from neigbourhood who are losing their lifes. This talk was given at . Why Boys Fail takes a hard look at how this ominous reality came to be, how it has worsened in recent years, and why attempts to resolve it often devolve into finger-pointing and polarizing politics. But the book also shares some good news. The author provides the reader with a clear view on why black boys fail in public schools. After reading the book, teachers, parents and the students are encouraged to know that with support, direction and encouragement black boys have the God- The book is one of a kind that speaks to the heart of the issues that face schools around the country 3/5.