Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment / Edition 1

Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment / Edition 1

by James Garbarino
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0787950424

ISBN-13: 9780787950422

Pub. Date: 08/31/1999

Publisher: Wiley

Childhood has become a minefield of risks -- dangerous to the health and well-being of children and adolescents. School violence, drugs, AIDS, poverty, uncaring communities, abusive families, and custody battles are just some of the dangers that children face daily. In this timely book, renowned child development expert James Garbarino explains how we can make choices

Overview

Childhood has become a minefield of risks -- dangerous to the health and well-being of children and adolescents. School violence, drugs, AIDS, poverty, uncaring communities, abusive families, and custody battles are just some of the dangers that children face daily. In this timely book, renowned child development expert James Garbarino explains how we can make choices and decisions that strengthen children and strike a blow against the social toxicity that surrounds us.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787950422
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/31/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
644,904
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
The Authorxiii
1.What Childhood Ought to Be1
2.Drawing Our Children's Social Maps23
3.Stability: Making Families Strong41
4.Security: Making Our Kids Safe63
5.Affirmation and Acceptance: Creating Identity for Children89
6.Time Together: Making Human Beings Human101
7.Values and Community: Becoming Part of the Bigger Picture121
8.Access to Basic Resources: Achieving Economic Justice135
9.Thriving: Taking Responsibility for the Future149
Resources: What We Can Do From A to Z165
Notes175
References183
Index191

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