With the Boys: Little League Baseball and Preadolescent Culture

Kobo ebook | December 10, 2014

byGary Alan Fine

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What are boys like? Who is the creature inhabiting the twilight zone between the perils of the Oedipus complex and the Strum und Drang of puberty? In With the Boys, Gary Alan Fine examines the American male preadolescent by studying the world of Little League baseball. Drawings on three years of firsthand observation of five Little Leagues, Fine describes how, through organized sport and its accompanying activities, boys learn to play, work, and generally be "men."

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What are boys like? Who is the creature inhabiting the twilight zone between the perils of the Oedipus complex and the Strum und Drang of puberty? In With the Boys, Gary Alan Fine examines the American male preadolescent by studying the world of Little League baseball. Drawings on three years of firsthand observation of five Little Lea...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 10, 2014Publisher:University of Chicago PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:022622354X

ISBN - 13:9780226223544

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