With the Boys

With the Boys

Little League Baseball and Preadolescent Culture

Book - 1987
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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."
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1987
ISBN: 9780226249360
0226249360
9780226249377
0226249379
Call Number: 796.35 F493w
Characteristics: xiii, 289 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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