Children First: What Society Must Do--and Is Not Doing--for Children Today

Children First: What Society Must Do--and Is Not Doing--for Children Today

by Penelope Leach

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Children First: What Society Must Do--and Is Not Doing--for Children Today by Penelope Leach

The child psychologist whose book Your Baby & Child has provided indispensable advice to a new generation of parents now offers a groundbreaking book which suggests that even the best parenting may not be enough in a society that is hostile to children. Leach shows how our laws, employment polices, and culture end up depriving children of their parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679754664
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/28/1995
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.18(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Penelope Leach, author of Your Baby & Child, Your Growing Child, Babyhood and The First Six Months, was educated at Cambridge University and the London School of Economics, where she received her Ph.D. in psychology and lectured on psychology and child development. A Fellow of the British Psychological Society and Chair of the Child Development Society, she works in various capacities for parents' organizations and sits on the Commission on Social Justice. Her program "Your Baby & Child" is broadcast on Lifetime Television. Penelope Leach is married to an environmental policy analyst, and they have two children.

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