UNDERSTANDING YOUR BOY by

UNDERSTANDING YOUR BOY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Based on an understanding which is both experienced and practical, Father Flanagan who was best known as the Founder of Boy's Town, contributes a book of general theory about child education which is as flexible as it is sensible. Believing that maladjustment, and its frequent concomitant, delinquency, is usually the outcome of parental neglect (a neglect which may be the result of overprotection as well as omission), he outlines certain fundamental factors; personality; emotional reactions and needs (security, self-confidence, etc.); training the will and habit training; punishment- constructive rather than poral; play activities; social adjustment; and the values of religion. A book of general principles and precepts stated with simplicity.

Pub Date: May 4th, 1950
Publisher: Rinehart