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The hurried child

growing up too fast too soon

by David Elkind

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stress in children,
  • Child mental health,
  • Child rearing

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Elkind.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF723.S75 E44 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 210 p. ; 25 cm.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4268791M
    ISBN 100201039664, 0201039672
    LC Control Number81014842

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      DAVID ELKIND HURRIED CHILD PDF - But often, they don't realise that in the bargain, they are raising a “hurried child” — a term proposed by child psychologist Dr David Elkind, in his. This book was a fascinating and a quick read and I think all parents should read it by the time their daavid reach adolescents.   In this provocative book, David Elkind explores many of the expectations and experiences that contemporary children must face. In so doing, he develops a persuasive argument that parents, schools, and the media are increasingly placing their own needs above the needs of children and, thus, are failing to recognize the "special estate" that children : Richard Kreipe.

    Wall Street Journal, 9/4 “[The first book to] mourn the loss of play and leisure time [for kids].” Washington Post, 11/5/09 “Read The Hurried Child by psychologist David Elkind. It explains the development of children so well and gives such good reasons for slowing them down that you'll want to give a copy to every parent you know.”. David Elkind (). “The Hurried Child, 25th anniversary edition”, p, Da Capo Press 3 Copy quote. The shift from the perception of the child as innocent to the perception of the child as competent has greatly increased the demands on contemporary children for maturity, for participating in competitive sports, for early academic.


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“The Hurried Child,” by David Elkind’s, expresses the different ways that children are forced to grow up too quickly in society. Elkind states that the hurrying of children primarily derives from three main sources: the mass media and parents, and teachers/: Clair Walters.

Editorial Reviews. Wall Street Journal, 9/4 “[The first book to] mourn the loss of play and leisure time [for kids].” Washington Post, 11/5/09 “Read The Hurried Child by psychologist David Elkind. It explains the development of children so well and gives such good reasons for slowing them down that you'll want to give a copy to every parent you know.”/5(2).

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The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon Third Edition By David Elkind, Ph.D. Perseus Publishing, Massachusetts, I admire Elkind's dedication to the children of America; however, I found the information in the Third Edition of The Hurried Child, to be nothing more than common sense spelled-out in excruciating frightens me to think that there are people out there.

The hurried child: Kathleen McDonnell looks at how children are being pushed on to the fast track to adult success by cynical advertisers and anxious parents - Childhood New Internationalist, March, by Kathleen McDonnell No doubt about it: being a kid just ain't what it used to be.

Childhood used to be. "The Hurried Child"by David Elkind gives concrete examples of some of the emotional,intellectual and social consequences of hurrying a child's development by both parent and teachers.

Children today are under an enormous amount of pressure to Cited by:   The Price of Hurrying Children. When I published The Hurried Child inI was labeled a Pop psychologist and the book was not even reviewed iContemporary Psychology, the prestigious monthly.

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If you were a child development or even an education major in college back in the s you may have read David Elkind’s original effort called “The Hurried Child.” This is the 25th anniversary edition of his initial work that really sent shock waves through the education and child psychology rank and file back in it’s day.

This special edition has a lot of the original principles. With the first edition of The Hurried Child, David Elkind emerged as the voice of parenting reason, calling our attention to the crippling effects of hurrying our children through life. In the more than two decades since this book first appeared, new generations of parents have inadvertently stepped up the assault on childhood, in the media.

David Elkind is an American child psychologist and author. His groundbreaking books The Hurried Child and Miseducation informed early childhood education professionals of the possible dangers of "pushing down" the elementary curriculum into the very early years of a child's life.

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Thirty years ago, the prominent child psychologist David Elkind published The Hurried Child, which argues that modern parents are prone to pushing their children—emotionally and intellectually— too far and too his new book, The Power of Play, Elkind argues that our fast-paced, screenladen, and safety-obsessed way of life is destroying spontaneous, creative.

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One Response to “Book Review: The Hurried Child: Growing up too fast too soon”. Reply JJanelle Jun. 25, This sounds like a very good read. Not wanting my boys to grow up to fast has always been a concern of mine. Technology and the media do play such a huge role in that.