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The collapse of parenting /BCD: how we hurt our kids when we treat them like grown-ups / Leonard Sax.

Sax, Leonard, author. (Author). Hillgartner, Malcolm , narrator. (Added Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Schricker Main Library BCD 306.874 SAX (Text) 30032001765376 AUDIOBOOK Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781504658522 (audiobook)
  • Physical Description: [5] sound discs (approximately [6] hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : [Blackstone Audio], [2015].
  • Distributor: Old Saybrook, Connecticut : www.micromarketing.org

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General Note: Title and description based on available researched data.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Malcolm Hillgartner.
Summary, etc.: "In The Collapse of Parenting, Leonard Sax, an acclaimed expert on parenting and childhood development, identifies a key problem plaguing American children, especially relative to other countries: the dramatic decline in young people's achievement and psychological health. The root of this problem, Sax contends, lies in the transfer of authority from parents to their children, a shift that has been occurring over the last fifty years and is now impossible to ignore. Sax pinpoints the effects of this shift, arguing that the rising levels of obesity, depression, and anxiety among young people--as well as their parents' widespread dependence on psychiatric medications to fix such problems--can all be traced back to a corresponding decline in adult authority. Drawing on over twenty-five years of experience as a family psychologist and hundreds of interviews with children, parents, and teachers in the United States and throughout the world, Sax makes a convincing case that if we are to help our children avoid the pitfalls of an increasingly complicated world, we must reassert authority as parents."--provided by the publisher.
Subject: Parenting.
Parent and child.
Children and adults.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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