Concerning Children

Concerning Children

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by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
     
 

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Novelist, poet, and social analyst Gilman (1860-1935), known for her vivid analysis and portrayal of the disadvantages society places on women, argued that the prevailing model of child rearing was selfish, concerned with what was believed to be better for parents than with what was known to be better for children. The basis for raising children, she said, should be… See more details below

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Novelist, poet, and social analyst Gilman (1860-1935), known for her vivid analysis and portrayal of the disadvantages society places on women, argued that the prevailing model of child rearing was selfish, concerned with what was believed to be better for parents than with what was known to be better for children. The basis for raising children, she said, should be encouraging them to think, rather than obedience and discipline. There is no index. The 1900 edition was published by Small, Maynard in Boston. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9781290599566
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2012
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Charlotte Perkins Gilman was an American writer and feminist theorist. Among her works are The Home, His Religion and Hers, and 'The Yellow Wallpaper'. Michael Kimmel is Professor of Sociology at State University of New York, Stony Brook.

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