Ships without a shore : America's undernurtured children / Anne R. Pierce.

Childhood in America has changed, and not for the better. From day care for babies, to the exhausting array of activities for children, to the storm of lurid and violent shows now deemed appropriate for the young, to the expectation that teenagers build resumes, childhood has been thoroughly redefin...

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Main Author: Pierce, Anne R. 1956-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, ©2008.
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