Children: The Challenge

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Dutton, 1987 - Child rearing - 335 pages
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User Review  - AnnieHidalgo - LibraryThing

The first half of this book made tons of sense. I really feel it has valuable things to say about how we should react impartially to a child's behavior, and try to understand why a child might react ... Read full review

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This book saved my sanity when my daughter was a toddler. I purchased this book for my daughter who has a toddler sonjust like her!!! Great book. Read full review


Our Present Dilemma
Understanding the Child

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Rudolf Dreikurs, M.D. (b. 1897, d. 1972), was a younger colleague of Alfred Adler in Vienna, Austria, and following the death of Adler in 1937, Dreikurs expanded Adler's work in North America and around the world.

Pearl Cassel, M.Ed., is an internationally acclaimed public speaker, columnist and of many books and articles. She wrote "Why Kids Jump Over the Moon" and co-authored "The Challenge of Adolescence" and "Coping with Teenagers in a Democracy." She has lectured at all major universities in Canada, is a founding director of The Alfred Adler Institute of Ontario, and taught elementary school in England and Canada for 35 years.

Eva Dreikurs Ferguson, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. She is an active researcher, the author of journal articles and books, notably "Motivation: A Biosocial and Cognitive Integration of Motivation and Emotion"; "Adlerian Theory: An Introduction;" and is the editor of the book "Equality and Social Interest." Dr. Ferguson has also republished many books written by her father, Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs.

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