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Playing to Win - a book by Friedman, Hilary Levey

Playing to Win

Raising Children in a Competitive Culture

Playing to Win( )
Author: Friedman, Hilary Levey
Levey Friedman, Hilary
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $29.95
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Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture follows the path of elementary school-age children involved in competitive dance, youth travel soccer, and scholastic chess. Why do American children participate in so many adult-run activities outside of the home, especially when family time is so scarce? By analyzing the roots of these competitive afterschool activities and their contemporary effects, Playing to Win contextualizes elementary...
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