The Resource Boys and their toys : understanding men by understanding their relationship with gadgets, Bill Adler, Jr, (ebook)

Boys and their toys : understanding men by understanding their relationship with gadgets, Bill Adler, Jr, (ebook)

Label
Boys and their toys : understanding men by understanding their relationship with gadgets
Title
Boys and their toys
Title remainder
understanding men by understanding their relationship with gadgets
Statement of responsibility
Bill Adler, Jr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1957-
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Adler, Bill
Dewey number
155.3/32
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1090
LC item number
.A35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • NC Live e-Pub Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Men
  • Men
  • Men
  • Recreation
  • Household electronics
  • Technology
Label
Boys and their toys : understanding men by understanding their relationship with gadgets, Bill Adler, Jr, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3001850
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- How to pick (or adapt to) your man based on what kind of toy he wants -- Toys lure in women, just like good worms lure in fish -- Toys prevent boredom and thus prevent insanity (on the part of everyone that bored guys come into contact with) -- Men need to be spontaneous, and toys offer a safe way to maintain their youthful spontaneity -- Gadgets prevent infidelity -- Men hate ambiguity -- Protector toys: how guys expose their nurturing side through technology, even if they don't know it -- Toys help relieve stress in men - they really do -- The whole midlife crisis thing and gadgets -- Girls and their curls: women like stuff, too, and what this means for men -- The dark side: men use gadgets to fend off meaningful conversations and emotional entanglements -- For some men, gadgets are a substitute for watching sports 24/7: there really is no such thing as a non-gadget guy (and you should be so lucky to be married to this kind of man) -- The meaning of BlackBerry -- The Wile E. Coyote phenomenon: why are men undeterred by gadget failure? -- Postscript
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 164 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3001850
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3001850
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3001850
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10196192
  • (CaONFJC)MIL112839
  • (OCoLC)77568947
Label
Boys and their toys : understanding men by understanding their relationship with gadgets, Bill Adler, Jr, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3001850
Publication
Note
Includes index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction -- How to pick (or adapt to) your man based on what kind of toy he wants -- Toys lure in women, just like good worms lure in fish -- Toys prevent boredom and thus prevent insanity (on the part of everyone that bored guys come into contact with) -- Men need to be spontaneous, and toys offer a safe way to maintain their youthful spontaneity -- Gadgets prevent infidelity -- Men hate ambiguity -- Protector toys: how guys expose their nurturing side through technology, even if they don't know it -- Toys help relieve stress in men - they really do -- The whole midlife crisis thing and gadgets -- Girls and their curls: women like stuff, too, and what this means for men -- The dark side: men use gadgets to fend off meaningful conversations and emotional entanglements -- For some men, gadgets are a substitute for watching sports 24/7: there really is no such thing as a non-gadget guy (and you should be so lucky to be married to this kind of man) -- The meaning of BlackBerry -- The Wile E. Coyote phenomenon: why are men undeterred by gadget failure? -- Postscript
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 164 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3001850
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3001850
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3001850
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10196192
  • (CaONFJC)MIL112839
  • (OCoLC)77568947

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