Writing from personal and professional experience, Aaron Kipnis shares both the riveting story of his own troubled youth-and how he turned himself around-and the successful approaches he has used to help "bad boys" become good men. Angry Young Men offers specific, practical advice for parents, teachers, counselors, community leaders, and justice professionals-- everyone who wants to help at-risk boys become strong, productive, caring, and compassionate men.
"Angry Young Men is an extremely important book that is especially timely now during our current epidemic of violence by and against boys and young men . . . Aaron Kipnis has seen deeply, not only into the souls of troubled boys and adolescents, but also into those aspects of the spirit of our culture and our epoch that have turned an unprecedentedly large portion of our boys and young men into the perpetrators and victims of violence."--From the Foreword by James Gilligan, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Aaron Kipnis, Ph.D., is a popular national speaker and consultant on male psychology. He is president of the Fatherhood Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding fathers in their relationships with children and spouses, and teaches therapists in training at Pacifica Graduate Institute. He is the author of Knights Without Armor and coauthor of What Men and Women Really Want.
“…presented several ideas worthy of consideration…” (Youth & Policy, No. 83)