Christina Hoff Sommers, a former philosophy professor who taught ethics, is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She is the author of many books, including Who Stole Feminism? (Touchstone Books, 1995), One Nation Under Therapy (St. Martin’s Press, 2005), and The Science on Women and Science (AEI Press, 2009). Her textbook, Vice and Virtue in Everyday Life, a bestseller in college ethics, is currently in its ninth edition. A new and revised version of The War Against Boys: How Misguided Policies Are Harming our Young Men has just been published.
If boys are restive and unfocused, we must look for ways to help them do better. Here are three suggestions