Small animals : parenthood in the age of fear

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xi, 242 pages ; 25 cm


Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-242).
One morning, Kim Brooks made a split-second decision to leave her four-year old son in the car while she ran into a store. What happened would consume the next several years of her life and spur her to investigate the broader role America's culture of fear plays in parenthood. Brooks asks, Of all the emotions inherent in parenting, is there any more universal or profound than fear? Why have our notions of what it means to be a good parent changed so radically? In what ways do these changes impact the lives of parents, children, and the structure of society at large? And what, in the end, does the rise of fearful parenting tell us about ourselves? Fueled by urgency and the emotional intensity of Brooks's own story, this book is a riveting examination of the ways our culture of competitive, anxious, and judgmental parenting has profoundly altered the experiences of parents and children.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Brooks, K. (2018). Small animals: parenthood in the age of fear (First Edition.). Flatiron Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brooks, Kim. 2018. Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear. Flatiron Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brooks, Kim. Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear Flatiron Books, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Brooks, Kim. Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear First Edition., Flatiron Books, 2018.

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