Parents Under Siege
Why You are the Solution, Not the Problem, in Your Child's Life
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Parents Under Siege by James Garbarino
Book DescriptionIs it always a parent's fault if a child grows up to become unruly, disruptive, or even destructive? Are parents always to blame for children growing up wrong ? Is it possible that good parents can raise bad kids? Is it always a parent's fault if a child grows up to become unruly, disruptive, or even destructive? Are parents always to blame for children growing up wrong ? Is it possible that good parents can raise bad kids? Nationally recognized psychologist James Garbarino and child advocate Claire Bedard present tough-minded yet compassionate tactics for parents of children who don't make headlines-but who are exceptionally difficult and disruptive of normal family life."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780743223836
(210mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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Children in Danger, Paperback (August 1998)
Childhood is ideally a time of safety, marked by freedom from the economic, sexual, and political demands that later become part of adult life. For many children, however, particularly those who live in our inner cities, childhood is increasingly a time of danger. In the urban war zones of Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.
Understanding Abusive Families, Hardback (September 1997)
An up-to-date analysis of the factors contributing to abuse This newly revised edition of a classic in the field of child abuse and neglect presents effective guidelines for prevention, protection, and rehabilitation. Compelling and compassionate, this book explores why and how families become abusive.
What Children Can Tell Us, Paperback (August 1992)» View all books by James Garbarino
Children are often victims of abuse, victims of crime, or witnesses to such. It is critical that adults get information from them that is accurate without projecting or terrifying the children. This is a comprehensive guide to obtaining and evaluating this information from children.
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Author Biography - James Garbarino
James Garbarino, Ph.D., is Codirector of the Family Life Development Center and Professor of Human Development at Cornell University, where Claire Bedard is a researcher. Garbarino is the author or coauthor of eighteen books including Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them. He, Claire Bedard, and their family live in Ithaca, New York.
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