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Raising Children in a Socially Toxic Environment
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
Publication date August 31, 1999
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780787950422
ISBN-10 0787950424
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Original list price $24.00
Summaries and Reviews
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"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 of ways we can respond more positively."

--Anne Cohn Donnelly, executive director, National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse

"Garbarino is one of our nation's major social critics. This insightful analysis is a must-read for parents, early childhood advocates, and policy makers."

--Edward Zigler, Sterling Professor of Psychology, Yale University

Childhood has become a minefield of risks--dangerous to the health and well being of children and adolescents. School violence, drugs, AIDS, poverty, uncaring communities, abusive families, and custody battles are just some of the dangers that children face daily. In this timely book, renowned child development expert James Garbarino explains how we can make choices and decisions that strengthen children and strike a blow against the social toxicity that surrounds us.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780787901165
 
from Jossey-Bass Inc Pub (August 1, 1995)
9780787901165 | details & prices | 199 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $27.95
About: Examines the damaging impact of violence and abuse on child development and explains how to strengthen children, families, and communities to help resist and alleviate these dangerous influences
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Jossey-Bass Inc Pub (August 31, 1999)
9780787950422 | details & prices | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $24.00
About: Now in paperback!
from Proquest Info & Learning (August 1, 1995)
9780608262147 | details & prices | List price $66.70
About: Now in paperback!

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