Provocative new book challenges today`s childrearing practices, earns critical praise
Released on: May 8, 2008, 6:27 pm
Press Release Author: Denise Walter / Seed Strategy
Press Release Summary: In her latest book, Ships Without A Shore: America's Undernurtured Children, Anne R. Pierce takes a hard look at the emerging data on the effects of day care and the hyper-structuring of children's lives with endless activities.
Press Release Body: CINCINNATI-In her latest book, Ships Without A Shore: America's Undernurtured Children, Anne R. Pierce submits that today's childrearing trends may just spell the death of childhood-the crucial stage in human development.
Pierce takes a hard look at the emerging data on the effects of day care and the hyper-structuring of children's lives with endless activities. She analyzes our shifting moral-philosophical priorities and exposes the fractured condition of our families.
Recently published by Transaction, Ships Without A Shore is already receiving critical praise:
"This is an extremely important book on the challenges of child development at our current technological crossroads at which media is able to deliver incredible 'programming' to our youth to potentially disastrous effect." -James E. Swain MD, PhD, FRCPC, the Child Study Center at Yale
"Anne Pierce presents an articulate, no-holds-barred indictment of current child-rearing practices. Read this book, and you will have plenty to talk-and to think-about!" -Influential author and educational psychologist Jane M. Healy
"Thoughtful parents will find Anne Pierce's Ships Without A Shore a provocative, even disturbing book. Pierce talks unfashionably and compellingly about children's natural needs for stable parental love and care and for innocence protected from corruption." -Nathan Tarcov, the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago
About The Author: Anne R. Pierce is an independent author and scholar with a PhD from the University of Chicago. She is a big-picture thinker with broad interests in history, politics, psychology and philosophy.
Ships Without A Shore is available from booksellers including, Barnes & Noble, Borders and Amazon. To learn more, please visit www.ShipsWithoutAShore.com.
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Web Site: http://shipswithoutashore.com
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