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The author exposes American society's prejudice against its children--from corporal punishment and an uncaring foster care system to the pressure placed on children to support one parent or another in a divorce--and the harm it causes them.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Anatomy of a prejudice Three forms of childism : Anna's story Child abuse and neglect: a study in confusion The politicization of child abuse Mass hysteria and child sexual abuse Forms of childism in families Education and the end of childism.
K639 .Y56 2012
New Haven : Yale University Press,