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Childhood Lost: How American Culture Is Failing Our Kids (Childhood in America) Hardcover – March 30, 2005
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From Publishers Weekly
"Olfman, a clinical psychologist and professor of developmental psychology at Point Park University, presents ten essays that raise an alarm about the consequences of accepted social norms for American children." - Reference & Research Book News
"A powerful collection of essays that demonstrate how our society is conducting a war on children. Examines media violence, commercialization and the sexualization of childhood, obesity, and failed government and corporate policies on parental leave, minimum wage, and unregulated day care. A useful handbook for educators, parents, and policymakers." - Rethinking Schools/Rethinking Schools Online
Top Customer Reviews
This book, containing 10 essays by different authors, is intelligent and thought provoking. The essays are based on research, and they are readable and clear. If you would like to get a little ahead of the dangers kids are facing these days, this book is a good start.