Long live childhood

Kleiner, Ellen
December 1993
Mothering;Winter93, Issue 69, p26
Reports on a finding that children prodded to behave like adults are unable to handle the role. Experience of overwhelming insecurity when faced with situations they are emotionally unprepared for; Need of children for a sense of security that only parents can provide; Damaging effects of child sexual abuse prevention programs based on empowerment ideology; Number of times children laugh compared with adults.


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