American childhood risks and realities / Dona Schneider

Author(s): Schneider, Dona, 1946-
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Children--United States--Social conditions
Children--United States--Statistics
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1995
LC Classification: H, HQ
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction 1
Pt. 1. Health Risks 7
Ch. 1. Making It through the First Year 9
Ch. 2. Surviving to Adulthood 27
Ch. 3. Growing Up Healthy 53
Pt. 2. Educational Risks 77
Ch. 4. Educating the Nation 79
Ch. 5. Overtesting and Undervaluing Students 99
Pt. 3. Economic and Social Risks 117
Ch. 6. Growing Up Rich, Poor, and In Between 119
Ch. 7. Caring for Our Kids 139
Ch. 8. Work and Family Expectations 155
Ch. 9. Kids and Crime 169
Ch. 10. Child Abuse and Neglect 187
Summary 199
Risks and Realities of an American Childhood 201
Selected Bibliography 205
Index 211
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 94039783 (OCoLC)31409287
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 94039783
ISBN: 0585116946 (electronic bk.) :$45.00
ISBN: 081352170X (cloth)
ISBN: 0813521718 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-209) and index
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: viii, 222 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 44961588
ISBN/ISSN: 0585116946
081352170X
0813521718

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