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The Resource Paranoid parenting : Why ignoring the experts may be best for your child, Frank Furedi

Paranoid parenting : Why ignoring the experts may be best for your child, Frank Furedi

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Paranoid parenting : Why ignoring the experts may be best for your child
Title
Paranoid parenting
Title remainder
Why ignoring the experts may be best for your child
Statement of responsibility
Frank Furedi
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Contains ideas on how to stop disabling youth and instead bring out their full potential. This book shows how parental fears have been stoked and families harmed as a consequence. Based on sociological research, this book can bolster your confidence in your own judgements and enable you to bring up self-assured, imaginative, capable children.
  • Mention in Sunday Express, 20th June 2010
Biographical or historical data
Frank Furedi is Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He is the author of numerous books including Culture of Fear Revisited, Where Have all the Intellectuals Gone? and Invitation to Terror, all published by Continuum.
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UK-WkNB
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Furedi, Frank
Dewey number
649.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Parenting
  • Child rearing
  • Parenting
  • Parent and child
  • Child care & upbringing
  • Childcare
  • Child care & upbringing: advice for parents
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Dr Furedi's ideas on how to stop disabling today's youth and instead bring out their full potential is invaluable advice to all parents, carers and teachers."Paranoid Parenting" is an important book that shows how parental fears have been stoked and families harmed as a consequence. It ought to be read by every sensible individual interested in regaining a sane viewpoint that advances children's well-being. It seems that every day there is a warning about your children: everything from cots, babysitters, schools, supermarkets and public parks pose a danger. We are told that children's health, safety and welfare and constantly at risk. Based on sociological research as well as dozens of interviews, this book will bolster your confidence in your own judgements and enable you to bring up self-assured, imaginative, capable children. If you want to understand why adults act like children and children act like adults - in short, if you want to understand why raising children today is harder than ever before - read this book
Target audience
general
Label
Paranoid parenting : Why ignoring the experts may be best for your child, Frank Furedi
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Publication
Note
Paperback
Contents
Introduction-- 1. Making Sense of Parental Paranoia-- 2. The Myth of the Vulnerable Child-- 3. Parents as Gods-- 4. Parenting on Demand: a New Concept in Child Rearing-- 5. Parenting Turned into an Ordeal-- 6. The Problem of Holding the Line-- 7. Unclear Rules-- 8. Professional Power and the Erosion of Parental Authority 9. The Politicisation of Parenting
Control code
9781847065216
Dimensions
22x14 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781847065216
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Paranoid parenting : Why ignoring the experts may be best for your child, Frank Furedi
Publication
Note
Paperback
Contents
Introduction-- 1. Making Sense of Parental Paranoia-- 2. The Myth of the Vulnerable Child-- 3. Parents as Gods-- 4. Parenting on Demand: a New Concept in Child Rearing-- 5. Parenting Turned into an Ordeal-- 6. The Problem of Holding the Line-- 7. Unclear Rules-- 8. Professional Power and the Erosion of Parental Authority 9. The Politicisation of Parenting
Control code
9781847065216
Dimensions
22x14 cm.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781847065216
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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