When the bough breaks: the cost of neglecting our children

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HarperPerennial, 1991 - Family & Relationships - 427 pages
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An analysis of how the United States has fallen far behind other countries in its commitment to children challenges the government for spending five times more for the elderly than for children. Reprint. National ad/promo.

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I read this book soon after it was published in 1991 and hung onto it as an historical book. Sad to say to say we haven't learned from our past mistakes. Read full review

Contents

Fractured Childhoods
1
A Matter of National Survival
13
Disadvantaged Kids and the Resource Deficit
41
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Sylvia Ann Hewlett is an economist and author of several books, including the award-winning When the Bough Breaks. Founder and President of the National Parenting Association, she lectures widely thoughout the country. She currently lives in New York City.

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