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When the bough breaks : the cost of neglecting our children

Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Basic Books, ©1991.
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Examines the plight of America's children demonstrating how and why child neglect diminishes America's prosperity and humanity.
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Hewlett, Sylvia Ann, 1946-
When the bough breaks.
[New York, N.Y.] : Basic Books, ©1991
(OCoLC)645771820
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Ann Hewlett
ISBN: 0465091652 9780465091652
OCLC Number: 23082775
Description: x, 346 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Fractured childhoods --
A matter of national survival --
Disadvantaged kids and the resource defecit --
Mainstream kids and the time defecit --
Private choices: looking out for number one --
Public choices: shortchanging the future --
Government policy and the beginnings of life --
The private sector and win-win scenarios --
A call to action --
Saving our children, saving ourselves --
The limits of freedom.
Responsibility: Sylvia Ann Hewlett.

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Examines the plight of America's children demonstrating how and why child neglect diminishes America's prosperity and humanity.

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