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Childhood lost : how American culture is failing our kids / edited by Sharna Olfman.

Olfman, Sharna. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library HQ 792 .U5 C4199 2005 30538862 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0275981398 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780275981396 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 226 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2005.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Children's irreducible needs. The natural history of childhood / Meredith F. Small -- Why parenting matters / Laura E. Berk -- How American culture is failing our kids -- The war against parents / Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Cornel West -- The impact of media violence on developing minds and hearts / Gloria DeGaetano -- The commercialization of childhood / Susan Linn -- Big food, big money, big children / Katherine Battle Horgen -- So sexy so soon : the sexualization of childhood / Diane E. Levin -- Techno-environmental assaults on childhood in America / Varda Burstyn and Gary Sampson -- "No child left" : what are schools for in a democratic society? / Peter Sacks -- Where do the children play? / Sharna Olfman.
Summary, etc.:
Subject: Children > United States > Social conditions > 20th century.
Children > United States > Social conditions > 21st century.
Children > Government policy > United States.
Family policy > United States.
Children > Health and hygiene > United States.
Kinderen.
Culturele invloeden.
Gezinspolitiek.
Gezondheid.
Enfants > EÌtats-Unis > Conditions sociales > 20e sieÌcle.
Enfants > EÌtats-Unis > Conditions sociales > 21e sieÌcle.
Enfants > Politique gouvernementale > EÌtats-Unis.
Politique familiale > EÌtats-Unis.
Enfants > SanteÌ et hygieÌne > EÌtats-Unis.

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