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Reaching up for manhood

transforming the lives of boys in America

by Geoffrey Canada

  • 349 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Boys -- United States -- Psychology,
    • Boys -- United States -- Social conditions,
    • African American boys -- Psychology,
    • African American boys -- Social conditions,
    • Masculinity -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeoffrey Canada.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ775 .C35 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 160 p. ;
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL673804M
      ISBN 100807023167
      LC Control Number97019919

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“While reaching up for manhood they tumble over a moral and ethical precipice and many can never scale their way back up.” — 0 likes “a Boston Globe article notes that “several new studies highlight the problems boys have in reading and writing, showing that they are far worse than the well-advertised problems for girls in math /5.

In Reaching Up for Manhood, Canada effectively mixes personal history and policy analysis to describe a very serious problem facing a large segment of the Reaching up for manhood book. population. He describes the trends, performing the difficult task of describing the difficulties without blaming the by:   In Reaching Up for Manhood, Canada effectively mixes personal history and policy analysis to describe a very serious problem facing a large segment of the U.S.

population. He describes the trends, performing the difficult task of describing the difficulties without blaming the victims/5(15). About Reaching Up for Manhood From a troubled youth navigating the mean streets of the South Bronx to an inspiring educational activist who evokes praise from the likes of President Barack Obama, Geoffrey Canada has made a remarkable personal journey that cemented his dedication to underserved youth.

Book Overview From a troubled youth navigating the mean streets of the South Bronx to an inspiring educational activist who evokes praise from the likes of President Barack Obama, Geoffrey Canada has made a remarkable personal journey that cemented his dedication to underserved by:   Description Geoffrey Canada explores, through passionately observed storytelling, what we are truly telling our boys about manhood.

He lays out the little-understood and intertwined history of drugs and marketing to inner-city boys, a history that has led to consumption levels of "forties" and "blunts" that are excessive beyond excuse/5(). Reaching Up for Manhood: Transforming the Lives of Boys in America - Geoffrey Canada - Google Books Geoffrey Canada explores, through passionately observed.

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Raised in the South Bronx, he is now president of the Rheedlen Centers for Children and Families, an organization employing and guiding urban kids, and ``father'' to four boys he Author: Geoffrey Canada.

"Reaching Up for Manhood took me by surprise, because it is so tender, and so unpretentious, and so personal. It's a beautiful story, simply told óhonest, deeply sensitive, and morally empowering óby one of the few authentic heroes of New York and one of the best friends children have, or ever will have, in our nation.".

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Reaching up for manhood: transforming the lives of boys in America. [Geoffrey Canada] -- Looks at the issues affecting inner-city boys, including drugs, early age sex, and the cultural influences that shape their lives. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

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