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Teaching Your Child Right From Wrong

reviewed by Eloise Cason - 1964

coverTitle: Teaching Your Child Right From Wrong
Author(s): Dorothy K. Whyte
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Mrs. Whyte's streamlined volume will have a strong appeal for parents who have kept themselves well informed about modern child-rearing techniques, but who have felt confused by the dual challenge of keeping up-to-date and at the same time meeting their basic responsibility of developing sound ethical standards in their children. Parents who have been repeatedly warned about being "judgmental" might well feel uneasy. Many of them believed that "if not a penal offense, it was at the very least old hat to talk about right and wrong or to express their concern in just those terms." Adding to their confusion was the pronouncement that all would be well if they really loved their children. Mrs. Whyte, a veteran in the field, states "... with the oversimplified love-conquers-all dictum definitely on the wane, the whole question of how to teach youngsters right from wrong remains. What is more, it remains hazy." The... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 65 Number 4, 1964, p. 387-387
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2825, Date Accessed: 1/23/2021 4:08:25 PM

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