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The Purpose of Boys: Helping Our Sons Find Meaning, Significance, and Direction in Their Lives
Gurian, Michael
Wiley / Softcover / 2010-08-01 / 0470401826
Families and Parenting / Infant, Child & Adolescent
price: $21.95 (may be subject to change)
272 pages
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The final and conclusive book in the groundbreaking series on boys and their developmentIn this climax to his series of landmark books about boys, Michael Gurian offers a powerful new program to help us give our sons a core purpose–a program based on building morality, character, career goals, the ability to form intimate relationships, selflessness, personal and community responsibility, and an accelerated process of developmental maturity. Gurian reveals how important purpose is for the success and happiness of boys and explains how a boy's core personality, nature, and genetic predisposition functions to create both strengths and weaknesses in their journey towards maturity.Includes an innovative program for support and interventions according to the unique needs, weaknesses, and strengths of each individual young man.This book is the follow-up to Gurian's bestselling The Minds of Boys Draws on the latest science and field research on how boys develop neurologicallyGurian explores the unique issues boys must confront, and shows how their strategy for moral development and success in life is predicated on their nature and genetic predispositions.

About the Author:

Michael Gurian is a family therapist, educator, consultant, and the New York Times best-selling author of twenty-five books, including The Minds of Boys, Leadership and the Sexes, The Wonder of Girls, Boys and Girls Learn Differently! and The Wonder of Boys. Cofounder of the Gurian Institute, he has spearheaded an international effort to provide families, communities, and corporations with an understanding of brain-based gender issues.

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