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In Defense of Childhood

Chris Mercogliano

In Defense of Childhood

Protecting Kids# Inner Wildness

by Chris Mercogliano

  • 365 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family & Relationships,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Family/Marriage,
  • Parent Participation,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Psychotherapy - Child & Adolescent,
  • Education / Parent Participation,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11292769M
    ISBN 100807032875
    ISBN 109780807032879
    OCLC/WorldCa191245500

    The list is favorite books "from my childhood." A lot of people read adult books during childhood." I certainly did and have read many children's books as an adult. For instance my sister sent me a boxed set of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe which I had never seen as a child. Abstract. Writing a chapter entitled ‘In Defence of Childhood’ no doubt seems provocative, especially in a book of essays overwhelmingly drawing on theorists from within the traditions of the ‘new sociology of childhood’.Cited by:

      In defense of participation trophies: Why they really do teach the right values The children see them more as symbols and remembrances of Author: Lisa Heffernan. The book In Defense of the Fatherless was released earlier this year by Sarah Brinton and Amanda Bennett. It is important, articulate, and well worth wrestling with. Even beyond all the details and arguments it presents – which I know will draw a wide range of both affirmations and thoughtful counter-points from those who read it – In Defense of the Fatherless stands as a compelling emblem.

    In Defense of Memorization. from the magazine benefits that are of special importance for kids who come from homes where books are scarce and the level of literacy low. In addition, such exercises etch the ideals of their civilization on children’s minds and hearts.   In Defense of Dead/Absent Parents in Children's Literature 09/23/ pm ET Updated There has been some discussion in the book world lately about the prevalence of absent and/or dead parents in children's literature.


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As codirector of the Albany Free School, Chris Mercogliano has had remarkable success in helping a diverse population of youngsters find their way in the world.

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Nazario, Pamela Blum, Steven Hirschfeld, Patricia Henderson Miljanich. About In Defense of Childhood The pressures of modern life are increasingly squeezing the adventure, the wonder, the physicality-the juice -out of children’s lives.

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To my great surprise, instead of a three to four-page foreword, Kennedy wrote a twelve-page foreword. And he decided to make PLAGUE OF CORRUPTION the inaugural book in his Children’s Health Defense imprint at Skyhorse Publishing.

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