1st pbk. ed. - San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, 2002.
Book — xv, 277 p. ; 24 cm.
Living in a house on fire
Slipping through the cracks at school
Drugs and criminalization
Youth corrections and gangs
The American gulag
From bad boys to good men
Honoring the spirit of young men.
Writing from personal and professional experience, Aaron Kipnis shares both the riveting story of his own troubled youth and how he turned himself around and the successful approaches he has used to help "bad boys" become good men. "Angry Young Men" offers specific, practical advice for parents, teachers, counselors, community leaders, and justice professionals everyone who wants to help at risk boys become strong, productive, caring, and compassionate men.""Angry Young Men" is an extremely important book that is especially timely now during our current epidemic of violence by and against boys and young men ...Aaron Kipnis has seen deeply, not only into the souls of troubled boys and adolescents, but also into those aspects of the spirit of our culture and our epoch that have turned an unprecedentedly large portion of our boys and young men into the perpetrators and victims of violence." - From the Foreword by James Gilligan, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780787960438 20160607