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The Hurried Child: Growing up too fast too soon

Resource Type

Book - Parent

Description

"Elkind (child study, Tufts U.) discusses how parents, schools, media, new technologies and research findings are threatening the modern concept of childhood. As antidotes to these stressful pressures, he supports Piaget's developmental ideas and other philosophies that view childhood as a worthy stage of life. Includes the preface to the 1988 edition of his 1981 landmark work.Copyright 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR --This text refers to the Paperback edition." - From Book News, Inc.

Ages

All Ages

Age Groups

Infancy (<1), Toddlerhood (1-3), Preschool/Kindergarten (3-5), School Age (6-12), Adolescence (13-21)

Languages

English

ISBN

0738204412

Author

D Elkind

Publication

2001 Perseus Publishing

Availability

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