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The War Against Parents

What We Can Do for America's Beleaguered Moms and Dads

The War Against Parents( )
Author: West, Cornel
Hewlett, Sylvia Ann
ISBN:978-0-395-89169-8
Publication Date:Apr 1998
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

Sylvia Ann Hewlett, noted feminist scholar and child advocate, and Cornel West, Harvard philosopher and well-known human rights leader, join in a rare partnership to explore one of the most painful problem of our times. Why are hundreds of thousands of American children "dangling and dangerous" and millions more failing to thrive? At the heart of our children's agony is a frightening erosion of the parenting role - not because parents are less devoted than they used to be but because...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Parenting / General
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.06 Inches
Book Weight:1.26 Pounds
Author Biography
West, Cornel (Author)
Professor, writer, and civil rights activist Cornel West was born on June 2, 1953 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and raised in Sacramento. He graduated from Harvard University in 1973 with an M.A. and later taught African-American studies there. He has also taught at Union Theological Seminary, Haverford College, and Princeton University, the latter as professor of religion and director of African-American studies. West earned his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1980. He has written more than twenty books, including Race Matters and Restoring Hope: Conversations on the Future of Black America.

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