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Paranoid Parenting By Frank Furedi

Paranoid Parenting by Frank Furedi

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Summary

Contains ideas on how to stop disabling youth and instead bring out their full potential. This book shows how parental fears have been stoked and families harmed as a consequence. Based on sociological research, this book can bolster your confidence in your own judgements and enable you to bring up self-assured, imaginative, capable children.

Paranoid Parenting Summary

Paranoid Parenting: Why Ignoring the Experts May be Best for Your Child by Frank Furedi

Dr Furedi's ideas on how to stop disabling today's youth and instead bring out their full potential is invaluable advice to all parents, carers and teachers."Paranoid Parenting" is an important book that shows how parental fears have been stoked and families harmed as a consequence. It ought to be read by every sensible individual interested in regaining a sane viewpoint that advances children's well-being. It seems that every day there is a warning about your children: everything from cots, babysitters, schools, supermarkets and public parks pose a danger. We are told that children's health, safety and welfare and constantly at risk. Based on sociological research as well as dozens of interviews, this book will bolster your confidence in your own judgements and enable you to bring up self-assured, imaginative, capable children. If you want to understand why adults act like children and children act like adults - in short, if you want to understand why raising children today is harder than ever before - read this book.

Paranoid Parenting Reviews

Title mention in an article written by the author in the Daily Express, October 2008
Title mention in The Daily Telegraph, October 2009
Mention in Sunday Express, 20th June 2010

About Frank Furedi

Frank Furedi is Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He is the author of numerous books including Culture of Fear Revisited, Where Have all the Intellectuals Gone? and Invitation to Terror, all published by Continuum.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Making Sense of Parental Paranoia; 2. The Myth of the Vulnerable Child; 3. Parents as Gods; 4. Parenting on Demand: a New Concept in Child Rearing; 5. Parenting Turned into an Ordeal; 6. The Problem of Holding the Line; 7. Unclear Rules; 8. Professional Power and the Erosion of Parental Authority 9. The Politicisation of Parenting.

Additional information

GOR002112943
9781847065216
184706521X
Paranoid Parenting: Why Ignoring the Experts May be Best for Your Child by Frank Furedi
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2008-10-23
240
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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