Under Pressure: Rescuing Our Children From The Culture Of Hyper-parenting

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Delivering Much More Than A Wake-up Call, International Author Carl Honore Interviews Experts In Europe, North America, And The Far East, Talks To Families Around The World And Sifts Through The Latest Scientific Research. Not Only Do We See The Real Dangers Of Micromanaging Children, But Honore Also Shows Us An Emerging New Movement Inspiring Many To Slow Down And Find The Natural Balance Between Too Little And Too Much. Blending Reportage, Inquiry, And True Stories, Under Pressure Is The First Book To Challenge The Status Quo By Mapping Out An Alternative To The Culture Of Hyperparenting That Is Presently Pushing Children And Their Parents To The Brink.--jacket. Managing Childhood -- It's The Adults, Stupid -- Early Years : When Milestones Become Millstones -- Pre-school : Play Is A Child's Work -- Toys : Just Push Play -- Technology : Reality Bites -- School : Testing Times -- Homework : The Sword Of Damocles -- Extracurricular Activities : Ready, Set, Relax! -- Sports : Play Ball -- Discipline : Just Say No? -- Consumerism : Pester Power And The Walking, Talking Atm -- Safety : Playing With Fire -- Leave Those Kids Alone. Carl Honoré. Includes Bibliographical References (p. [265]-277) And Index.

Author : Carl Honore

Publisher : Harperone

Published Year : 2008

Edition : 1

Format : print - Hardcover, 304 pages

Subject : Child rearing, Parenting, HQ769 .H733 2008, 649/.1

Language : English

Dimensions : 291 p. ; 24 cm.

ISBN : 0061128805

ISBN13 : 9780061128806