Reading List

Website photo for reading material - compressedThe following books Peer Power has read and draws from.
(Peer Power acknowledgement of these books does not mean we agree fully with everything each author has written.)


Masculinity:

Biddulph, S. (1994). Manhood. Sydney, NSW: Finch Publishing.

Biddulph, S. (1998). Raising boys. Sydney, NSW: Finch Publishing.

Browne, R., & Fletcher, R. (1995). Boys in schools: Addressing the real issues – behaviour, values and relationships. Sydney, NSW: Finch Publishing.

Dalbey, G. (1988). Healing the masculine soul. Dallas, TX: Word Publishing Group.

Dobson, J. C. (2001). Bringing up boys. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

Eldridge, J. (2001). Wild at heart. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Incorporated.

Fisher, N. (1994). Living with a willy: The inside story. London, UK: Macmillan Children’s Books.

Lashlie, C. (2005). He’ll be OK. Auckland, NZ: HarperCollins Publishers.

MacDonald, G. (1996). When Men Think Private Thoughts. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Incorporated.

Payne, L. (1985). Crisis in masculinity. Eastbourne, UK: Kingsway Publications.

Payne, T. (2004). Fatherhood: What it is and what it’s for. Sydney, NSW: Matthias Media.

Rohr, R. (1994). Quest for the grail. New York, NY: Crossroad Publishing Company.

Rohr, R. (2004). Adam’s return: The five promises of male initiation. New York, NY: Crossroad Publishing Company.

Rohr, R., & Martos, J. (1991). The wild man’s journey: Reflections on male spirituality. Cincinnati, Ohio: Saint Anthony Messenger Press.

Rohr, R., & Martos, J. (2005). From wild man to wise man: Reflections on male spirituality. Cincinnati, Ohio: Saint Anthony Messenger Press.

Sommers, C. H. (2001). The war against boys: How misguided feminism is harming our young men. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster Inc.

West, P. (1996). Fathers, sons and lovers. Sydney, NSW: Finch Publishing.

 

Femininity:

Barsh, J., Cranston, S., & Lewis, G. (2011). How remarkable women lead: The breakthrough model for work and life. New York, NY: The Crown Publishing Group.

Carr-Gregg, M. (2006). Princess bitchface syndrome. Melbourne, VIC: Penguin Aus.

Deak, J., & Barker, T. (2002). Girls will be girls: Raising confident and courageous daughters. New York, NY: Hyperion.

Ewing, S., Reist, M. T., & Australia, W. s. F. (2007). Faking it: The female image in young women’s magazines: Women’s Forum Australia.

Levy, A. (2006). Female chauvinist pigs: Women and the rise of raunch culture. New York, NY: Free Press.

Liebau, C. P. (2009). Prude: How the sex-obsessed culture damages girls (and America, too!). New York, NY: Center Street.

Martin, C. E. (2007). Perfect girls, starving daughters: The frightening new normalcy of hating your body. New York, NY: Free Press.

Peer Power’s Adolescentologists. (2013). Beyond the mascara. Canberra, ACT: National Library of Australia Cataloguing-in-Publication Entry.

Reist, M. T. (2000). Giving sorrow words: Women’s stories of grief after abortion.  Sydney, NSW: Duffy & Snellgrove.

Reist, M. T. (2006). Defiant birth: Women who resist medical eugenics. Melbourne, VIC: Spinifex Press.

Sandberg, S. (2013). Lean in: Women, work, and the will to lead. New York, NY: Random House.

Shalit, W. (2007). Girls gone mild: Young women reclaim self-respect and find it’s not bad to be good. New York, NY: Random House.

 

Education:

 Caldwell, B., & Harris, J. (2008). Why not the best schools?. Camberwell, VIC:  Australian Council Educational Research (ACER) Press.

Doidge, N. (2007). The brain that changes itself: Stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science. Toronto, Canada: Penguin Group.

Donnelly, K. (2004). Why our schools are failing. Sydney, NSW: Duffy & Snellgrove.

Dunn, R. S., & Dunn, K. J. (1994). Teaching young children through their individual learning styles. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

Dweck, C. (2006). Mindset: The new psychology of success. New York, NY: Random House.

Ginott, H. G. (1971). Between parent & teenager. New York, NY: Avon Books.

Ginott, H. G. (1975). Teacher and child. New York, NY: Avon Books.

Gurian, M. (2005). The minds of boys: Saving our sons from falling behind in school and life. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Hagerman, E., & Ratey, J. J. (2007). Spark. New York, NY: Hachette Book Group.

Nagel, M. (2014). In the Middle: The adolescent brain, behaviour and learning.  Camberwell, VIC: Australian Council Educational Research (ACER) Press.

Seligman, M. E. (2007). The optimistic child: A proven program to safeguard children against depression and build lifelong resilience. Boston, MA:   Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Tooley, J. (2009). The beautiful tree. Washington, DC: Cato Institute.

 

Intrapersonal / Interpersonal Development:

Bolton, R. (1986). People skills. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster Inc.

Eckman, P. (2003). Emotions revealed: Recognising faces and feelings to improve communication and emotional life. London, UK: Orion Books.

Eckman, P. (2009). Telling lies: Clues to deceit in the marketplace, politics, and marriage. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company Ltd.

Farrar, S. (1995) Finishing strong: Finding the power to go the distance. Oregon: Multnomah Books.

Jauncey, P. (2002). Managing yourself and others. Brisbane, QLD: CopyRight Publishing Company.

Gladwell, M. (2005). Blink: The power of thinking without thinking. London, UK: Penguin Books.

Gladwell, M. (2005). The tipping point. London, UK: Penguin Books.

Goleman, D. (1996). Emotional intelligence. London, UK: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Goleman, D. (1998). Working with emotional intelligence. London, UK: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Goleman, D. (2002). Primal leadership. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.

Goleman, D. (2007). Social intelligence. New York, NY: Bantum Books.

Pease, A. (198). Body language: How to read other thoughts by their gestures. London, UK: Sheldon Press.

Peterson, C., & Seligman, M. E. (2004). Character strengths and virtues: A handbook and classification. Washington, DC: Oxford University Press.

Rosenberg, M. (1999) Non-violent communication: A language for life. Encinitas, CA: PuddleDancer Press.

Scott, S. (2004). Fierce conversations: Achieving success at work & in life, one conversation at a time. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

Seligman, M. E. (1990). Learned optimism. New York, NY: Random House.

Seligman, M. E. (2011). Flourish. New York, NY: Free Press.

Warlow, J. (2010). Living wholeness. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

 

Adolescent Issues:

Lashlie, C. (2010). The power of mothers: Releasing our children. New Zealand: HarperCollins Publishers.

Levine, M. (2006). The price of privilege: How parental pressure and material advantage are creating a generation of disconnected and unhappy kids. New York, NY: Harper Perennial.

Luker, K. (2006). When sex goes to school. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company Ltd.

Moore, S., & Rodenthal, D. (2006) Sexuality in adolescence. London, UK: Routledge.

Nagel, M. (2014). In the Middle: The adolescent brain, behaviour and learning. Camberwell, VIC: Australian Council Educational Research (ACER) Press.

Paul, P. (2005). Pornified: How pornography is transforming our lives, our relationships and our families. New York, NY: Times Books.

Sullivan, M. L. (2007). Making sex work. North Melbourne, VIC: Spinifex Press.

Turner, V. (1997). Ritual process. New York, NY: Cornell Paperbacks.

Van Gennep, A. (1960). The rites of passage. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Warburton, W., & Braunstein, D. (2012). Growing up fast and furious. Sydney, NSW: The Federation Press.

 

Other:

The Bible. Any contemporary, easily read translation, ie, The Message, The English Standard Version.

Blyth, C. (2008). The art of conversation. London, UK: John Murray Publishers.

Grandin, T. (1995). Thinking in pictures. New York, NY: Vintage Books.

Grandin, T. (2008). The way I see it. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons.

Hames, R. D. (2007). The five literacies of global leadership: What authentic leaders know and you need to find out (Vol. 31). West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons.

Logan, D., & King, J. (2008). Tribal Leadership. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers.

Palfrey, J., & Gasser, U. (2008). Born digital: Understanding the first generation of digital natives. New York, NY: Basic Books.