Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

James Garbarino
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Preface - Chapter 1

• Garbarino discusses risk factors for youth violence, and their causes.

• Statistics of youth violence are mentioned, and analyzed in terms of their reliability and shortcomings.

• The individual person is stressed, as opposed to the group of violent youths as a whole.

Chapters 2-3

• The destruction of the soul is discussed, in terms of how the soul is affected by abandonment and abuse, and how this contributes to youth violence.

• Early childhood development is analyzed to determine early risk factors for later violent behavior.

• Parental abandonment and rejection is discussed, as a precursor to shame and depression which lead to violence.

• Risk accumulation is discussed as the primary cause of violent behavior.

• Reactions to abuse such as negative social maps, disassociation, compartmentalization, and a lack of fear are discussed as precursors to youth violence.

Chapters 4-5

• Garbarino discusses how children learn about and become violent.

• Social...

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