Sep 27, 2023
ENCORE: Of Boys and Men—Part 1
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Richard Reeves (author of Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It) joins Ron Steslow to discuss his book and the struggles facing boys and men. 

(02:13) Richard’s work and how it led to studying boys and men 

(04:00) The risks if the problems are not addressed 

(07:30) The gendered education gap

(0z8:20) How economic shifts have impacted men

(11:20) Intersectionality in the research on gender 

(30:30) Recognizing these problems as structural and not individual

(34:40) Weighing the biological differences between women and men 

You can order the book here: https://www.brookings.edu/book/of-boys-and-men/

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