For WRB # 6, finish reading Part II: Family Relationships.
Chapter 7 contains an interesting study conducted in investigating the link between the
suicide risk rates of African American boys and the relationship they have with their Dad.
In 500 words or m
Part II in Adolescent Boys: Exploring Diverse Cultures of Boyhood deals with a crucial
aspect of gender identity in terms of masculinity - family relationships.
Whether male or female, a child's relationship with their parents has substantial long term
Please read Chapters 3-4 in Part I - Identity Development and, in 500 words or more,
Talk about the concept of "hypervulnerability" and how these experiences are linked to
identity development in different cultures. Discuss the black male experie
Hopefully by now, you all have Adolescent Boys: Exploring Diverse Cultures of Boyhood by
Way & Chu. This book is a compilation of case studies that presents a collection of new
empirical research on adolescent boys' development in the various contexts of
In 500 words or more, please watch the following YouTube clips and respond:
Read Men, Masculinities & Media: Some Introductory Notes by Jackson Katz and, in 500 words or more,
comment. This piece is a microcosm of everything we'll discuss in this course and is definitely an excellent
source to cite throughout the semester.
Johnny-Strong Man Competition
At one oclock in the morning, its a foreign time to a ten year old, but a prime time out
on the streets of Broadway in Revere, MA on a Saturday night. I cant sleep with the blaring
party going on in the upstairs apartment; I
An important focus in the development of women's studies as well as the study of
masculinity is the socialization process. How do children in the US learn to become "men"
and "women?" How do media such as popular magazines a
For your mid-term assignment, worth 20% of your grade in this course, please watch either
American Beauty, American History X, Boyz 'N' The Hood, The Karate Kid I or II
(originals) or Rocky I, II, III, or IV and write an in-depth character analysis (5 7 p
Interview 5 different males and find out about their perception of masculinity in relation to
the use of contraceptives. Find out how these males first learned about sex and whether it
was before or after they actually decided to become sexually active.