Title: Why Young Men
Authors: Jivani, Jamil
Genre: Non Fiction
Pages: 230
Year: 2018
Language: English
Description: The question being asked is: why are young men falling prey to radical and violent ideologies? Exploring the disaffection and alienation of young men apparent all around the world, Canadian activist Jamil Jivani draws on his own impoverished upbringing and current academic research to examine this topical issue.

Accessible and thought-provoking, this is an important book for our time and is encapsulated by its subtitle: 'The dangerous allure of violent movements and what we can do about it.'

Comments from BDS Reviewers:

"A topical subject for our own alienated youth and how these young people can be supported to develop meaningful and productive lives."

"The author's own background brings an authentic voice to this issue of alienated youth."

"This book should be available in every house, school, office, prison, hospital and everywhere else where people care, or need to, about our future."

"There is a good balance between statistical and anecdotal information with an ease of writing style that makes it appealing."

"This book and its author are like a cool fresh drink in the desert! The story is related with compassion, clarity and reason and is the stronger for it."

Categories: Non fiction, Community, Contemporary, Culture/Ethnic/Racial, Human Rights, Political, Social commentary/perspectives, 2021 Titles


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