skip to content
Our endangered children : growing up in a changing world Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Our endangered children : growing up in a changing world

Author: Vance Packard
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Examines America's child-rearing institutions and cultural trends affecting the young, such as divorce and families in which both parents work, identifies their potentially harmful affects, and offers specific advice for creating a nurturing environment.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vance Packard
ISBN: 0316687510 9780316687515
OCLC Number: 9532941
Description: xxiii, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Children at risk --
Growing up in our anti-child culture --
What it means to be young today --
Symptoms of a society in trouble with its children --
The rise of sentiment against children --
The harsh entry into life --
The banning of children --
Growing up isolated --
Schools that upset children --
Assaults on children's minds and bodies --
Children whose parents work --
Life in homes where mothers work --
How important is mother to a child's development? --
The dilemmas of day-care --
Who watches school-agers when school is out? --
Children whose parents split --
How divorce affects children --
Children as prizes or pawns in court --
Who really should get the children? --
Persisting problems with split parents --
Better ways to handle family disruption --
Major new patterns of family life --
Growing up in a one-parent household --
Pupils from homes with one parent --
The shift to a melded family --
Experiments in family forms --
Some concluding thoughts --
Nine adult skills that help children thrive --
A more congenial environment for children.
Responsibility: Vance Packard.

Abstract:

Examines America's child-rearing institutions and cultural trends affecting the young, such as divorce and families in which both parents work, identifies their potentially harmful affects, and offers specific advice for creating a nurturing environment.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/9532941> # Our endangered children : growing up in a changing world
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "9532941" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> ; # Boston
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Place/usa> ; # USA.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/child> ; # Child
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/enfants_psychologie_etats_unis> ; # Enfants--Psychologie--États-Unis
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/famille_etats_unis> ; # Famille--États-Unis
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100386> ; # Children--United States--Social conditions
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100387> ; # Child psychology--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/enfants_etats_unis_conditions_sociales> ; # Enfants--États-Unis--Conditions sociales
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> ; # Families
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85047032> ; # Families--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/855145> ; # Children--Social conditions
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/family_united_states> ; # Family--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/education_des_enfants_etats_unis> ; # Éducation des enfants--États-Unis
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854588> ; # Child rearing
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100378> ; # Child rearing--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/kind> ; # Kind
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/erziehung> ; # Erziehung
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/649.10973/e19/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/children_united_states_social_conditions> ; # Children--United States--Social conditions
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/familie> ; # Familie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/gesellschaft> ; # Gesellschaft
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/child_rearing_united_states> ; # Child rearing--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/family> ; # Family
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/psychology_child> ; # Psychology, Child
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/children_united_states> ; # Children--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854540> ; # Child psychology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/social_conditions_united_states> ; # Social Conditions--United States
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "1983" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/110384762> ; # Vance Packard
    schema:datePublished "1983" ;
    schema:description "Examines America's child-rearing institutions and cultural trends affecting the young, such as divorce and families in which both parents work, identifies their potentially harmful affects, and offers specific advice for creating a nurturing environment."@en ;
    schema:description "Children at risk -- Growing up in our anti-child culture -- What it means to be young today -- Symptoms of a society in trouble with its children -- The rise of sentiment against children -- The harsh entry into life -- The banning of children -- Growing up isolated -- Schools that upset children -- Assaults on children's minds and bodies -- Children whose parents work -- Life in homes where mothers work -- How important is mother to a child's development? -- The dilemmas of day-care -- Who watches school-agers when school is out? -- Children whose parents split -- How divorce affects children -- Children as prizes or pawns in court -- Who really should get the children? -- Persisting problems with split parents -- Better ways to handle family disruption -- Major new patterns of family life -- Growing up in a one-parent household -- Pupils from homes with one parent -- The shift to a melded family -- Experiments in family forms -- Some concluding thoughts -- Nine adult skills that help children thrive -- A more congenial environment for children."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/137060460> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Our endangered children : growing up in a changing world"@en ;
    schema:productID "9532941" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/9532941#PublicationEvent/boston_little_brown_1983> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Agent/little_brown> ; # Little, Brown
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316687515> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/9532941> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/Boston> # Boston
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Boston" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Agent/little_brown> # Little, Brown
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Little, Brown" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/child_rearing_united_states> # Child rearing--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Child rearing--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/children_united_states> # Children--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Children--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/children_united_states_social_conditions> # Children--United States--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Children--United States--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/education_des_enfants_etats_unis> # Éducation des enfants--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Éducation des enfants--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/enfants_etats_unis_conditions_sociales> # Enfants--États-Unis--Conditions sociales
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Enfants--États-Unis--Conditions sociales"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/enfants_psychologie_etats_unis> # Enfants--Psychologie--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Enfants--Psychologie--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/famille_etats_unis> # Famille--États-Unis
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Famille--États-Unis"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/family_united_states> # Family--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Family--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/psychology_child> # Psychology, Child
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Psychology, Child"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/137060460#Topic/social_conditions_united_states> # Social Conditions--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social Conditions--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100378> # Child rearing--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Child rearing--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100386> # Children--United States--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Children--United States--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008100387> # Child psychology--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Child psychology--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85047032> # Families--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Families--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> # Families
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Families"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854540> # Child psychology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Child psychology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/854588> # Child rearing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Child rearing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/855145> # Children--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Children--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/110384762> # Vance Packard
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1914" ;
    schema:deathDate "1996" ;
    schema:familyName "Packard" ;
    schema:givenName "Vance" ;
    schema:name "Vance Packard" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780316687515>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0316687510" ;
    schema:isbn "9780316687515" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.