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Conflict Is Not Abuse

Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair

From intimate relationships to global politics, Sarah Schulman observes a continuum: that inflated accusations of harm are used to avoid accountability. Illuminating the difference between … 304 View

Cracking the Boy Code

How to Understand and Talk with Boys

All too quickly, talkative, affectionate young boys seem to slip away. Adolescents may be transformed overnight into reclusive, seemingly impenetrable young people who open up only to their … 163 View
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Prologue

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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This is a book about relating to and talking with boys. I’ve written this book for you. For most of my 20 years as a psychologist, the social and emotional development of boys — how … 6 $0.60 Add
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In Love

Conflict Is Not Abuse

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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The author talks about fundamental differences between Conflict and Abuse in the realm of the heart, the intimate: the flirt, relationships, households, and surrounding friendship circles. Here … 24 $0.48 Add
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What is Good Communication

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Social communication is the greatest communication challenge for boys • Vocabulary, phrasing, and tone set the stage for great conversations. • Get inside a boy’s mental … 14 $1.40 Add
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Abandoning the Personal

The State and the Production of Abuse

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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The state, learning from the work of anti-violence advocate Catherine Hodes to understand the difference between Conflict and Abuse in relationship to social service providers. 29 $0.58 Add
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Is He Hearing You?

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Boys’ hearing is less effective than girls. • Boys’ self-absorption undermines their working memory, and can be mistaken for rudeness or poor effort. • The most … 17 $1.70 Add
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The Healing Journey: Women with Disabilities and Intimate Partner Violence

The Healing Journey Project Disability and IPV Violence Against Women Results in and Causes Disability Service Use Among Women With and Without Disabilities Violence Against Disabled Women Cuts Both Ways Note References

From: Not A New Problem

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What’s He Thinking?

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Before asking a question, think about how you would feel if your son posed the same question, in the same tone. • Boredom is the enemy of a positive connection. Be honest and … 13 $1.30 Add
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Great Beginnings

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Getting off to a good start “sets the table” for a constructive conversation. The approach you use should be guided by the situation at hand. • Respect always promotes … 10 $1.00 Add
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The Sources of Power Relations

Developmental Stages and Mind Forms

From: The Power Manual

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Chapter 4, The Sources of Power Relations, introduces the reality that the way we relate to power is developmental and that the foundation starts in childhood, where we learn through our … 7 $0.70 Add
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Vocal Tone and Eye Contact

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Vocal tone is the most important signal you send about your state of mind, and where a conversation is going. • Task-tone relaxes boys. It is both succinct and respectful, … 14 $1.40 Add
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Authenticity

Helping Boys Become Themselves

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Electronica undermines the development of authenticity. Boys don’t begin figuring out who they are until they escape the barrage of representations and distractions that occupy … 17 $1.70 Add
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Manic Flight Reaction

Trigger + Shunning

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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This chapter discusses the contemporary concern with “triggers,” i.e., the moment of escalation, especially in sequence with shunning. The author looks at four diverse systems of … 28 $0.56 Add
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Boys and Work

From: Cracking the Boy Code

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• Purposeful work is transformative because it elevates feelings of competence, contribution, and skillfulness. • Boys define themselves and uncover elements of authenticity through … 15 $1.50 Add
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Queer Families, Compensatory Motherhood, and the Political Culture of Escalation

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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This chapter examines the role of the family as a dangerous place of production of this group-based negative loyalty, male control, and violence. The author suggests that the rising legitimacy of … 22 $0.44 Add