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Unconditional parenting : moving from rewards and punishments to love and reason

Author: Alfie Kohn
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, [2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Atria books trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Most parenting guides begin with the question "How can we get kids to do what they're told?" and then proceed to offer various techniques for controlling them. In this truly groundbreaking book, nationally respected educator Alfie Kohn begins instead by asking, "What do kids need -- and how can we meet those needs?" What follows from that question are ideas for working with children rather than doing things to  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfie Kohn
ISBN: 9780743487481 0743487486
OCLC Number: 67241200
Description: 264 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Conditional parenting --
Giving and withholding love --
Too much control --
Punitive damages --
Pushed to succeed --
What holds us back? --
Principles of unconditional parenting --
Love without strings attached --
Choices for children --
The child's perspective.
Responsibility: Alfie Kohn.

Abstract:

"Most parenting guides begin with the question "How can we get kids to do what they're told?" and then proceed to offer various techniques for controlling them. In this truly groundbreaking book, nationally respected educator Alfie Kohn begins instead by asking, "What do kids need -- and how can we meet those needs?" What follows from that question are ideas for working with children rather than doing things to them."--Publisher's website.
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