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The Epidemic: The Rot of American Culture, Absentee and Permissive Parenting, and the Resultant Plague of Joyless, Selfish Children Hardcover – Sep 23 2003

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  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Harper; 1 edition (Sept. 23 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060011831
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060011833
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.4 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 522 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,812,500 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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“I rather hope this book becomes the twenty-first century childcare bible.” (Fay Weldon, The Times (London))

“Provocative.” (Parade)

About the Author

Robert Shaw, M.D.,was an internationally renowned child and family psychiatrist practicing in Mill Valley and Berkeley, California, and the director of the Family Institute of Berkeley. He specialized in child psychiatry at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and taught at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he was chief of the Family and Children's Mental Health Services for the South Bronx. He then directed the Family and Children's Mental Health Services for the city of Berkeley. Dr. Shaw died in 2009 and is survived by his wife, Judith Bloom Shaw, four children, and five grandchildren.

Stephanie Wood is the executive editor of Parenting Early Years and Parenting School Years, where she oversees articles on child development, health, and education. She lives with her husband and three children in Blauvelt, New York.


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