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Author Damon, William, 1944-

Title Greater expectations : overcoming the culture of indulgence in America's homes and schools / William Damon.

Imprint New York : Free Press, ©1995.

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Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  649.7 DAMON    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  649.7 D163G    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 286 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-279) and index.
Contents Growing up the easy way -- Growing up the hard way -- Misconceptions of modern times, I: the elevation of self and derogation of the spirit -- Misconceptions of modern time, II: the false oppositions -- The natural virtues -- A framework of guidance for children's intellectual and moral growth -- Parenting -- Schooling -- Community and the spirit of youth.
Form Also issued online.
Summary Damon contends that such things as the cult of self-esteem, the bonding myth, and a child-centered approach to education have contributedto the undermining of children's moral and intellectual development.
Subject Child rearing -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Moral development.
Moral education.
Conduct of life.
Moral education
Child rearing -- Moral and ethical aspects. (OCoLC)fst00854601
Moral development. (OCoLC)fst01026046
Moral education. (OCoLC)fst01026058
Kritik (DE-588)4033229-9
Libertäre Erziehung (DE-588)4167559-9
Ethische vorming.
Kritik.
Libertäre Erziehung.
Other Form: Online version: Damon, William, 1944- Greater expectations. New York : Free Press, ©1995 (OCoLC)621465890
ISBN 0029069351
9780029069356
0684825058
9780684825052
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