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  • Unequal Childhoodsby Annette Lareau

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. more...

  • The Everything Parent's Guide To Positive Disciplineby Carl E. Pickhardt

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 14.95

    The Everything Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline gives you all you need to help you cope with behavior issues, both large and small. Written by noted psychologist Dr. Carl E. Pickhardt, this authoritative, practical book provides you with professional advice on dealing with everything from getting your kids to do their homework to teaching them... more...

  • Compassionate Soulsby JoAnn Farb

    Lantern Books 2000; US$ 7.95

    This is a book about conscious parenting. It is therefore, a book about choices. Unlike previous generations, we have more choices as parents than at any time in history. Yet, since all choices have consequences, this is both a blessing and a challenge. Parenting today is hard! more...

  • The Seven Common Sins of Parenting An Only Childby Carolyn White; Kirsten Smith

    Wiley 2004; US$ 19.95

    As the parent of an only child, are you frustrated because you find yourself  overindulging and overcompensating? Do you treat your child like an adult, overpraise, or overprotect him? Have you expected perfection from your child yet failed to make rules and implement them consistently? If you are not a perfect parent of an only child, you are... more...

  • Cliquesby Charlene C. Giannetti; Margaret Sagarese

    Crown Publishing Group 2001; US$ 19.00

    In the first book to focus on the traumatic effects caused by cliques in our schools, an acclaimed parenting-advice team offers a fresh perspective and an innovative eight-step program to turn around the culture of cruelty that torments all students. There have always been "in crowds," but today's social pressures force children into explosive, destructive,... more...

  • The Cute and the Coolby Gary S. Cross

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 49.99

    The cute child -- spunky, yet dependent, naughty but nice -- is largely a 20th-century invention. In this book, Gary Cross examines how that look emerged in American popular culture and how the cute turned into the cool, seemingly its opposite, in stories and games. more...

  • We Don't Play with Guns Hereby Penny Holland

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    War, weapon and superhero play has been banned in many early childhood settings for over 30 years. This book explores the development and application of a zero tolerance approach through the eyes of children and practitioners. The author challenges the key rationale for linking aggressive play themes to violent behaviour. She examines play where children... more...

  • Child Poverty in America Today [Four Volumes]by Barbara A. Arrighi; David J. Maume

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 300.00

    Since the numbers of poor children have risen following welfare reform, a changing economy, and a lengthy recession, the time is ripe for a collection on child poverty. more...

  • Twin Setby Christina Boyle; Cathleen Stahl

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    When Baby Makes (Much) More Than Three If you?re a new mom of multiples, it can be hard to find advice and enough people in your life who ?get it? or give you the support you need. Luckily, there?s Twin Set: for moms of twins, by moms of twins . Twin Set provides a parent-to-parent support network?based on an exclusive national survey of more than... more...

  • European Childhoodsby Dr Allison James; Professor Adrian L. James

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    The United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child resulted in even greater global awareness of the significance of children's rights and perspectives. The contributors to this book explore the extent to which children's interests are finding expression in different societies in Western Europe. more...