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Dr. Levine makes some good points but this book left me feeling that I didn't that I didn't get a very deep analysis about this topic. Read morePublished 12 days ago by amy
I was very disappointed with this book. Maybe...it's because this is old news and I found a lot of the book to be redundant, "preachy" and boring! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
This is a good book, overall. It has an interesting thesis/premise: Parental pressure and material advantage are creating a generation of disconnected and unhappy kids. Read morePublished 1 month ago by George Fulmore
The Price of Privilege is one of the better books I've read in quite some time. I found it insightful, approachable, and practical. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Benjamin G. Walter
Excellent parenting advice. As a school counselor for 36 years, I would highly recommend it to any parent wishing to gain perspective on their children, and themselves.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
We are raising an entitled generation. The question is - Will they take care of us when we get old? Probably not...Published 3 months ago by "Lady!"
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|Is it really only rich kids who are influenced by the culture of affluence?||
I heard the author speak on "The Diane Rehm Show" this morning, and she explained that in her view "affluence" doesn't necessarily correlate to the wealth of a family as much as it does to parents' values. I think you are absolutely right that plenty of people who... Read More
Jul 18, 2006 by S. H. | See all 3 posts
|Why is affluence the culprit? What happens in the schools?||
Sorry, but you are sadly mistaken. I'm a student at an affluent school. By no means do we get "easy tests" to get "easy grades," if anything, it's the opposite. I have yet to read the book, but I have it on reserve at the library, so I'm not quite sure what exactly the main... Read More
May 17, 2009 by A. Gift For You | See all 3 posts
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