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Playing to Win

Raising Children in a Competitive Culture

Playing to Win( )
Author: Friedman, Hillary Levey
ISBN:978-0-520-27676-5
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

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...
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Pages:355
Detailed Subjects: Psychology / Developmental / Child
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.814 x 0.739 Inches
Book Weight:0.933 Pounds

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