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Hardcover Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment Book

ISBN: 0787901164

ISBN13: 9780787901165

Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment

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Now in paperback "Garbarino makes us believe that we can have control over our environments and the kind of society we want for our children. . . . He gives all of us valuable tools for helping kids negotiate through an increasingly complex, high-risk world." --Paul Simon, former U.S. Senator, Illinois "I am struck by how readily we ignore the very real toxicity of our children's social environment. I am grateful to Jim Garbarino for this A to Z list...

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Very good, every parent should read......

......and please TURN OFF THE TV !!!Turn off the TV, turn off the TV and keep them away from video games. Stop living parallel, individualistic lives. Communicate with each other, talk to your neighbors, KNOW your children through their words, not their acts only.This book is short, simple, but very explanatory. It'll tell you clearly what to avoid and how you can easily change your lifestyle to make it better for all your family.

This Gives Parents Good Ideas For Raising Healthy Children

Garbarino articulates very well the difficulty of raising children in a "toxic" environment. He takes an environmentalist approach or viewpoint and in a way it is very comforting because it gives good guidelines for parents on how to protect their children. He also strongly outlines ideas for social and political policy. This books gives parents a "global" view of childrearing. While it outlines the challenges it is a book of hope. It is clear, we all need to think about children if we are concerned about the future whether we have them or not.I strongly recommend this book for parents and educators.
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