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Paranoid parenting: Why Ignoring the Experts May be Best for Your Child

Author: FUREDI,F
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Pub Date: 23/10/2008
ISBN: 9781847065216
Availability: In stock
Quick overview 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.
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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.

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