The Good Girl Revolution: Young Rebels with Self-Esteem and High Standards

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Ballantine Books #ad - Online, a nineteen-year-old describes her struggles with her mother, who she feels is pressuring her to lose her virginity. The new female role models are not “people pleasing” or repressed; they are outspoken and reclaiming their individuality. Written with sincerity and upbeat humor, The Good Girl Revolution rescues the good girl from the realm of mythology and old manners guides to show that today’ s version is the real rebel.

In seattle and pittsburgh, teenage girls protest against companies that sell sleazy clothing. Across the country, there’s a youth-led rebellion challenging the status quo. Join the conversation at www. Thegoodgirlrevolution. Com. She reveals how the media, and even parents can undermine girls’ quests for their authentic selves, one’s peers, and explains what it means to break from the herd mentality and choose integrity over popularity.

The Good Girl Revolution: Young Rebels with Self-Esteem and High Standards #ad - In a small town outside philadelphia, an eleventh-grade girl, upset over a “dirty book” read aloud in English class, takes her case to the school board. These empowering stories are sure to be an inspiration to teenagers and parents alike. Society may perceive the good girl as “mild, ” but Shalit demonstrates that she is in fact the opposite.

Drawing on numerous studies and interviews, the brilliant Wendy Shalit makes the case that today’s virulent “bad girl” mindset truly oppresses young women. These are not your mother’s rebels.

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A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue

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Free Press #ad - Wendy shalit was the first to systematically critique the “hook-up” scene and outline the harms of making sexuality so public. Today, and with child exploitation on the rise, with social media increasingly blurring the line between public and private life, the concept of modesty is more relevant than ever.

A return to modesty is a deeply personal account as well as a fascinating intellectual exploration into everything from seventeenth-century manners to the 1948 tune “Baby, It’s Cold Outside. Beholden neither to social conservatives nor to feminists, Shalit reminds us that modesty is not prudery, but a natural instinct—and one that may be able to save us from ourselves.

A Return to Modesty: Discovering the Lost Virtue #ad - Revised and updated, this fifteenth anniversary edition of A Return to Modesty reignites Wendy Shalit’s controversial claim that we have lost our respect for an essential virtue: modesty. When a return to modesty was first published in 1999, its argument launched a worldwide discussion about the possibility of innocence and romantic idealism.

Updated with a new preface that addresses the unique problems facing society now, A Return to Modesty shows why “the lost virtue” of modesty is not a hang-up that we should set out to cure, but rather a wonderful instinct to be celebrated.

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Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men

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Basic Books #ad - He shows how social, cultural, and biological factors have created an environment that is literally toxic to boys. While emily is working hard at school and getting A's, her brother Justin is goofing off. Leonard sax delves into the scientific literature and draws on more than twenty years of clinical experience to explain why boys and young men are failing in school and disengaged at home.

He's more concerned about getting to the next level in his videogame than about finishing his homework. In boys Adrift, Dr. The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rates has widened dramatically. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago.

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men #ad - . Why america's sons are underachieving, and what we can do about it. Something is happening to boys today. He also presents practical solutions, sharing strategies which educators have found effective in re-engaging these boys at school, to videogames, as well as handy tips for parents about everything from homework, to medication.

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Girls on the Edge: The Four Factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls--Sexual Identity, the Cyberbubble, Obsessions, Environmental Toxins

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Basic Books #ad - Sax provides parents with tools to help girls become confident women, along with practical tips on helping your daughter choose a sport, nurturing her spirit through female-centered activities, and more. He shows why a growing proportion of teen and tween girls are confused about their sexual identity and obsessed with grades or Facebook.

Girls on the Edge: The Four Factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls--Sexual Identity, the Cyberbubble, Obsessions, Environmental Toxins #ad - Young women are at risk today. In girls on the Edge, Dr. Basic Books. Girls on the edge the four factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls sexual Identity the Cyberbubble Obsessions Environmental Issues. Leonard sax shares stories of girls who look confident and strong on the outside but are fragile within.

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Why Gender Matters, Second Edition: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences

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Harmony #ad - A revised and updated edition with more than 70% new material of the evergreen classic about the innate differences between boys and girls and how best to parent and teach girls and boys successfully, with completely new chapters on sexual orientation and on transgender and intersex kids. Eleven years ago, how they learn differently, Why Gender Matters broke ground in illuminating the differences between boys and girls--how they perceive the world differently, how they process emotions and take risks differently.

Basic Books. Girls on the edge the four factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls sexual Identity the Cyberbubble Obsessions Environmental Issues. Sax argued that in failing to recognize these hardwired differences between boys and girls,  medicalizing normal behavior see: the rising rates of ADHD diagnosis, we ended up reinforcing damaging stereotypes, and failing to support kids to reach their full potential.

Why Gender Matters, Second Edition: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences #ad - This revised and updated edition includes new findings about how boys and girls interact differently with social media and video games; a completely new discussion of research on gender non-conforming, LGB, and transgender kids, hear differently, new findings about how girls and boys see differently, and even smell differently; and new material about the medicalization of bad behavior.

In the intervening decade, deepens, the world has changed drastically, with an avalanche of new research which supports,  and expands Dr. Sax's work. Dr.

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