Single-sex schools; Single-sex schools -- Connecticut -- Avon; Avon Old Farms School (Avon, Conn.) -- History
Over the last several decades statistics reveal that there is worldwide underachievement of boys in school. Regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, or economic background, boys as a group are struggling to be effectively educated. While girls are...
Role models -- Juvenile literature; Girls in literature
This study was designed to assess the current and past state of female role
models in young adolescent literature. Going on the assumption that there was indeed
a shortage of strong, independent female protagonists in youth literature, the...
Hoffman, Abbie.; Protest movements.; Counterculture.; New Left.
"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Art in History."; Thesis advisor: Heather Prescott.; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,,2013.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 69-71).
American literature -- Hispanic American authors; Masculinity
This thesis focuses on how the male-male relationships in contemporary Latino novels by Piri Thomas, Abraham Rodriguez, Jr., Junot Díaz, Arturo Islas, and John Rechy help or hurt the protagonists’ developing masculinity and overall sense of...