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With the Boys : Little League Baseball and Preadolescent Culture
by Gary Alan Fine


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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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  • ISBN-13: 9780226249377
  • ISBN-10: 0226249379
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: March 1987
  • Page Count: 304
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.68 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.99 pounds

Series: Chicago Original Paperback

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