Why I Write . .

March 2014
Publishers Weekly;3/10/2014, Vol. 261 Issue 10, p32
Trade Publication
The article discusses several of the reasons why the author writes books such as "The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom about Children and Parenting" as of March 2014. Self-congratulation and financial gain are mentioned, along with immortality and allegedly misguided notions about human behavior. It states that the author's first book featured an assessment of why competition fails to motivate people in a lasting or beneficial way. Child rearing is examined.


Related Articles

  • The One-Sided Culture War Against Children. Kohn, Alfie // Extra!;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p8 

    An excerpt from the book "The Myth of the Spoiled Child," by Alfie Kohn is presented which focuses on the conventional wisdom on children and parenting.

  • THE MYTH OF THE SPOILED CHILD Challenging the Conventional Wisdom about Children and Parenting.  // Kirkus Reviews;3/1/2014, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p301 

    No abstract available.

  • The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom about Children and Parenting. BARLOW, DUDLEY // Education Digest;Sep2014, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p64 

    No abstract available.

  • COOL COMMUNICATORS. Sears, William; Sears, Martha // Parenting;Mar2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p68 

    Provides tips for parents on teaching their children to express themselves with ease. Importance of listening; Benefits of body language; Phrases to use to get children's attention.

  • Parents under pressure.  // U.S. News & World Report;10/14/96, Vol. 121 Issue 15, p30 

    Shares the statistical results of the National Parenting Association of survey of United States parents with children at home. What the parents' greatest concerns are; Views about the role of industry and government in helping parents; Community involvement; What would help ease parenting...

  • THE STEREOTYPE TRAP. Begley, Sharon // Newsweek;11/6/2000, Vol. 136 Issue 19, p66 

    Discusses the power of stereotypes and their ability to change the behavior of the person holding the stereotype. Details of a studies by university psychologists, including Claude Steel and colleagues in 1995; Who is affected by stereotypes; Impact of negative and positive stereotypes; Topics...

  • The Effect of Target Familiarity on Prediction Accuracy. Lerouge, Davy; Warlop, Luk // Advances in Consumer Research;2006, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p680 

    The article focuses on the results of research which examined why humans are frequently inaccurate in predicting the attitudes, responses, and future behaviors of family, friends, and colleagues, concerning their likes and dislikes. A discussion of the factors which often lead to inaccurate...

  • EL ÍNDICE DEL PAÍS BUENO. Graciani, María // Capital Humano;may2017, Vol. 30 Issue 320, p10 

    No abstract available.

  • Helping kids become wise shoppers.  // USA Today Magazine;Jan95, Vol. 123 Issue 2596, p6 

    Discusses how parents and retailers can help children develop good spending habits. Assertiveness; Control of personal money; Elimination of some choices; Spending limit; Product accessibility to young shoppers.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics