Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships


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Much has been made of the complex social arrangements that girls and women navigate, but little scholarly or popular attention has focused on what friendship means to men. Drawing on in-depth interviews with nearly 400 men, therapist and researcher Geoffrey L. Greif takes readers on a guided tour of male friendships, explaining what makes them work, why they are vital to the health of individuals and communities, and how to build the kinds of friendships that can lead to longer and happier lives. Another 120 conversations ...

Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195326420