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KIRKUS REVIEW

The authors of War and Children contribute a companion volume based on casework in London's Hampstead Nursery, giving the advantages and disadvantages of the residential nursery, a purely objective report on their findings; pros in health, hygiene, development of skills and social responses; come in the effects on the emotional life of the child, lesser character development. Stressed here is the importance of the family grouping, the substitute-mother (nurse) in the nursery; even so, illustrations of disturbances, phantasies, compensations, in greater degrees than in normal life. A book of value to psychiatrists, pedagogues, nursery schools, day nurseries, etc.

Publisher: International Univ. Press