Why Ignoring the Experts May be Best for Your Child
By (author) Frank Furedi
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Paranoid Parenting by Frank Furedi
Book DescriptionDr 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847065216
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 23-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Frank Furedi
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An eclectic and entirely original history of reading from eminent social historian Frank Furedi.
Authority, Paperback (September 2013)
'Who is in authority?' is a question we can no longer answer with confidence. This history of authority explains why.
Moral Crusades in an Age of Mistrust, Hardback (March 2013)» View all books by Frank Furedi
The epidemic of scandals unleashed by the Savile Scandal highlights the precarious status of relations of trust. The rapid escalation of this crisis offers insights into the relationship between anxieties about childhood and the wider moral order. This book explains why western society has become so uncomfortable with the exercise of authority.
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Author Biography - Frank Furedi
Frank Furedi is Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He is the author of numerous books including Culture of Fear Revisited, Where Have all the Intellectuals Gone? and Invitation to Terror, all published by Continuum.
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