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Non-Violent Resistance: A New Approach to Violent and Self-Destructive Children
     

Non-Violent Resistance: A New Approach to Violent and Self-Destructive Children

by Haim Omer, Shoshana London Sappir
 

ISBN-10: 0521829488

ISBN-13: 9780521829489

Pub. Date: 12/31/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Beginning with an examination of Gandhi's nonviolent resistance and its application to the family context, Haim Omer presents a model of violence escalation processes between parents and children, as well as ways to overcome escalation. Non-Violent Resistance includes a step-by-step instruction manual for parents and special topics include: *dealing with

Overview

Beginning with an examination of Gandhi's nonviolent resistance and its application to the family context, Haim Omer presents a model of violence escalation processes between parents and children, as well as ways to overcome escalation. Non-Violent Resistance includes a step-by-step instruction manual for parents and special topics include: *dealing with violence against siblings; *dealing with children who take control of the house; *building alliances between parents and teachers; *community uses of the approach. Haim Omer is Professor of Psychology at Tel Aviv University, He is the author (with Nahi Alon) of Constructing Therapeutic Narratives (Jason Aronson, 1997) and Parental Presence (Zeig, Tucker and Theisen, 2000), which was a Bestseller in Israel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521829489
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2003
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword; 1. Non-violent resistance: a new approach to violent and self-destructive children; 2. Escalation processes; 3. The parents' instruction manual; 4. Non-violent resistance in action; 5. Violence toward siblings; 6. Children who take control of the house; 7. Parents and teachers: the vital alliance; 8. Non-violent resistance in the community; Afterword; References.

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