A Developmental-Cultural Perspective on Boys’ Friendships and Emotionality

A Developmental-Cultural Perspective on Boys’ Friendships and Emotionality Sex Roles (2011) 65:444–445 DOI 10.1007/s11199-011-0014-5 BOOK REVIEW A Developmental-Cultural Perspective on Boys’ Friendships and Emotionality Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection. By Niobe Way, Cambridge, Mass, Harvard University Press, 2011. 336 pp. $24.95, (hardback). ISBN-10: 9780674046641 Carlos E. Santos Published online: 2 June 2011 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011 Deep Secrets offers a unique, deeply contextual and rich masculinity that often characterizes boys as emotionally flat psychological account of how culture and gender intersect and stoic. The boys in Way’s studies actively engaged and in the friendships of adolescent boys in the United States. resisted this culture in their lives, and particularly in their Niobe Way takes us full circle. She departs from a field that close friendships. The second part of the book outlines how has struggled with representing the experiences of diverse boys’ friendships change during late adolescence and what boys, and brings us to a new, deeply emotional and yet, the author refers to as a crisis of connection—“where psychological, account of boyhood. Her insights lead us to emotions are separated from cognition and given gendered question assumptions about race and gender and is a call to personalities…in a culture where needing http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sex Roles Springer Journals

A Developmental-Cultural Perspective on Boys’ Friendships and Emotionality

Sex Roles , Volume 65 (6) – Jun 2, 2011

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