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Family Matters: How Schools Can Cope with the Crisis in Childrearing

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Students everywhere are harder to reach and teach, their attention and motivation less reliable, their language and behavior more provocative. This is largely because parents, suffering a widespread loss of confidence and competence, are increasingly anxious about their children's success, yet increasingly unable to support and guide them?and increasingly assertive and adv ...more
Hardcover, 291 pages
Published March 1st 2004 by Jossey-Bass
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Kate
Aug 16, 2015 rated it did not like it
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I couldn't finish this one. It made me too angry. Bryan said a better title would have been The World Is Changing and I'm Scared. Whiny, sexist, and white-centered, it was rife with unsupported claims and did little to propose solutions (to changes that might not even be problems anyway).
Nicolle Cundiff
Nov 12, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone with kids,teachers
Not the easiest read as the author takes a more scientific approach, but good common sense stuff! very interesting how he connects changes in our economy to changes in parenting. every parent should read this.
Lm Huffman
Sep 02, 2012 rated it did not like it
I didn't finish this book, but let's just say I'm finished with it. Does that count?
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