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Description - Paranoid Parenting by Frank Furedi

Hardly a day goes by without parents being warned of a new danger to their children's well-being. High profile campaigns convince us that our childrens health, safety and development are constantly at risk. It is hardly surprising that parents become paranoid, afraid to let their children out of their sight. Even then, they are criticised by one childcare expert or another. It seems that parents can do nothing right. Parents do not know whom they can trust, but one thing is made clear to them - they cannot trust their own judgement. "Paranoid Parenting" investigates contemporary parental anxieties and suggests that these fears are themselves the most damaging influence upon children in modern society. Children are actually physically safer than they have ever been before and perhaps more in danger from the conflicting advice handed out to parents by different generations of "childcare experts". Frank Furedi explains why parents feel paranoid and looks at how they can deal with the insecurity which is fostered by experts and the media. He goes on to give examples and build a case for parents relying more on their own judgement and circumstances.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780713994889
ISBN-10: 0713994886
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 153mm x 14mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Allen Lane
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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