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Angry Young Men: How Parents, Teachers, and Counselors Can Help ""Bad Boys"" Become Good Men

Angry Young Men: How Parents, Teachers, and Counselors Can Help ""Bad Boys"" Become Good Men

Aaron Kipnis Ph.D.

ISBN: 978-0-787-96043-8 April 2002 Jossey-Bass 304 Pages

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Writing from personal and professional experience, Aaron Kipnisshares both the riveting story of his own troubled youth-and how heturned himself around-and the successful approaches he has used tohelp "bad boys" become good men. Angry Young Men offers specific,practical advice for parents, teachers, counselors, communityleaders, and justice professionals-- everyone who wants to helpat-risk boys become strong, productive, caring, and compassionatemen.

"Angry Young Men is an extremely important book that is especiallytimely now during our current epidemic of violence by and againstboys and young men . . . Aaron Kipnis has seen deeply, not onlyinto the souls of troubled boys and adolescents, but also intothose aspects of the spirit of our culture and our epoch that haveturned an unprecedentedly large portion of our boys and young meninto the perpetrators and victims of violence."--From the Forewordby James Gilligan, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Harvard MedicalSchool

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Foreword.

Preface.

Bad Boys.

Living in a House on Fire.

Slipping Through the Cracks at School.

Mean Streets.

Juvenile Injustice.

Drugs and Criminalization.

Youth Corrections and Gangs.

The American Gulag.

From Bad Boys to Good Men.

Honoring the Spirit of Young Men.

Notes.

Electronic Resources.

About the Author.

Index.
“…presented several ideas worthy of consideration…” (Youth & Policy, No. 83)