The Moral Intelligence of Children

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A&C Black, 1998 - Child rearing - 218 pages
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This volume explores the question of how to raise a child whose moral intelligence and strong values will be the basis for a balanced and happy life. Drawing on his experience as a teacher and child psychiatrist, and pivotal events in his own life, the author shows how character develops from the earliest years, moulded by the often unselfconscious guidance of parents.
 

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Contents

Moral Intell igence I
3
The Moral Archaeology of Childhood
61
Appendix
197
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Boston-born psychiatrist and author Robert Martin Coles devoted his professional life to the psychology of children. Coles has been associated with the Harvard University Medical School since 1960. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his five-volume series entitled Children in Crisis, Coles has contributed hundreds of articles to popular magazines, as well as writing over thirty books for adults and children. Other books include The Mind's Fate, Flannery O'Connor's South, and Walker Percy: An American Search.

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