Bringing up a moral child: a new approach for teaching your child to be kind, just, and responsible

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Addison-Wesley, 1985 - Education - 362 pages
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Published to positive reviews in 1985, this volume offered insights on the development of children's consciences and provided guidance for parents. This edition has been revised with additional material on racism and homosexual rights. This information is needed now more than ever. Read full review

Contents

Internalization The First Foundation Stone
19
Empathy The Second Foundation Stone
47
Personal Moral Standards The Third
80
Bad Kids Good Kids and Better Kids
121
How Parents Can Teach Loving Behavior
127
Overcoming a Childs Fear of People
137
Preventing Prejudice
145
How to Handle Aggression Stealing
158
Teaching Prosocial Behavior
232
Helping ChildCare Workers Promote Your Values
238
Resolving Conflicts
245
Playing with Toy Guns
252
Lying
258
Children and Animals
272
Adolescence The Difficult Transition
285
When Morals and Other Values Collide
313

When Your Child
177
Moral Development Through
211
Responding to an Infants Cry
220
NOTES
331
INDEX
355
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About the author (1985)

Schulman is the Chairman of the Columbia University Seminar on Moral Education and Chief Psychologist for the Group Homes Division of the Leake and Watts Children's Homes.

Michael Schulman has taught acting at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and at the Actors Studio. He has also written and directed a number of plays for Off-Broadway theatre.
Eva Mekler is a former actress and playwright who has performed both on and off Broadway.

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