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Never enough : when achievement culture becomes toxic--and what we can do about it / Jennifer Breheny Wallace.

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  • ISBN: 9780593191866
  • ISBN: 0593191862
  • Physical Description: xxi, 297 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Portfolio/Penguin, [2023]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-282) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. Running with their eyes closed -- Why are our kids "at risk"? -- Name it to tame it -- The power of mattering -- You first -- Taking the kettle off the heat -- Envy -- Greater expectations -- The ripple effect -- Resources: Taking action: at home -- Taking action: for educators -- Taking action: community efforts.
Summary, etc.:
"In Never Enough, reporter Jennifer Breheny Wallace investigates the deep roots of toxic achievement culture. Drawing on interviews with families, educators, and psychologists, she offers a humane view of the crisis plaguing today's teens and a practical framework for how to help"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Academic achievement > Psychological aspects.
Achievement motivation in adolescence.
Performance in children.
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Adolescent.
Academic achievement.
Achievement motivation in adolescence.

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