What's Happening to Our Boys?
What kind of world are our boys growing up in? Childhood and teenage life is changing rapidly leaving parents wondering how best to tackle the many issues boys face. These include things such as increasing pressure on young boys to buy into consumerist culture, their exposure to violent video games, early sexualisation and exposure to pornography, the particular risks they face as young drivers, drugs and alcohol, mental health issues, safety on the internet, and bullying. This meticulously researched book takes a look at the big issues facing adolescent boys and gives parents practical solutions and constructive ways to help them grow into resilient, productive and happy individuals. First published 2010.