Family: A Safe Haven in a World of Turbulence

Family: A Safe Haven in a World of Turbulence

by Mustafa Mencutekin (Editor)


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Offering a particular world view, understanding of economics, popular trademarks, and ways of consumption, modernity compels "modern" and "isolating" sorts of relationship that ostracizes "the family" from its territories as it is the most strongest station of resistance to so called virtues of modernity. In short, modernism simply tears "the family" to shreds as masses of people that have emigrated to metropolises and undergone economic woes are now fully imprisoned by the concepts of "the nuclear family", that is a mere euphemism of "family lost", and a tendency of a life lead independent from "the family." This collection of articles that have been published afore on The Fountain Magazine seeks reasonable answers to the vital question of how a new ideal of family could be constructed without passing over the spirit of time, be it called as "modern or post-modern times." The articles handle the essential issues of "the family" and do not neglect the vitality of upbringing the fruits of it, who are mostly called the generation of internet or the age of technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935295242
Publisher: Blue Dome Press
Publication date: 09/28/2013
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface 9

The Problems of Today's Young 11

Training in the Home 19

Appropriate Messages in Child Training 24

Parenting Styles: How They Affect Children 28

Resonant Egos and the Art of Married Life 35

How Can We Motivate Our Children To Learn? 42

The Importance of Maternal Care 48

Why is Internet Control Necessary? 53

The Effect of Television in the Early Years 61

How to Make Our Children Love Reading 67

Career and Kids: Can I Have Both? 71

Games and Toys 78

The Importance of Breast-Feeding 82

Children and Violent Computer Games 87

Satanism and Youth's Quest for Identity 92

Medication, Pregnancy and God's Will 97

Peer Instruction: A Better Way to Learn 102

Honoring Our Parents 107

The Education of Gifted Children 112

Abortion: Mercy or Murder? 120

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