The Epidemic: Raising Secure, Loving, Happy, and Responsible Children in an Era of Absentee and Permissive Parenting

The Epidemic: Raising Secure, Loving, Happy, and Responsible Children in an Era of Absentee and Permissive Parenting

by Robert Shaw

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ISBN-13: 9780062311825
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/29/2013
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert Shaw, M.D.,was an internationally renowned child and family psychiatrist practicing in Mill Valley and Berkeley, California, and the director of the Family Institute of Berkeley. He specialized in child psychiatry at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and taught at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he was chief of the Family and Children's Mental Health Services for the South Bronx. He then directed the Family and Children's Mental Health Services for the city of Berkeley. Dr. Shaw died in 2009 and is survived by his wife, Judith Bloom Shaw, four children, and five grandchildren.

Stephanie Wood is the executive editor of Parenting Early Years and Parenting School Years, where she oversees articles on child development, health, and education. She lives with her husband and three children in Blauvelt, New York.

Table of Contents

Foreword Adam Blatner Sarah Notter ix

Introduction: Waking Up! Robert Shaw xi

1 Stricken Children, Stricken Families 1

2 Teaching Your Child to Love 25

3 Starting Down the Right Path 49

4 The Truth and Consequences of Child Care 77

5 Whose House Is This Anyway? 103

6 Raising, Moral Children in a Valueless World 133

7 Don't Touch That Dial! 161

8 Who Stole My Childhood? 193

9 Out of Contact, Out of Control 209

Afterword: What Every Parent Needs to Know 231

For Further Reading 239

References 243

Acknowledgments 251

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