Children and the Dark Side of Human Experience: Confronting Global Realities and Rethinking Child Development

Children and the Dark Side of Human Experience: Confronting Global Realities and Rethinking Child Development
Author: James Garbarino
Language English
Pages: 157
ISBN10: 0387756256
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 4.60
ISBN13: 9780387756257
Published: April 1st 2008 by Springer

Synthesizing insights from psychology and philosophy with his own wide-ranging experiences around the world, Dr. James Garbarino takes readers on a personalized journey into the dark side of human experience as it is lived by children. In these highly readable pages, he intertwines a discussion of children's material and spiritual needs with a detailed examination of the clinical knowledge and experiential wisdom required to understand and meet complex developmental needs. Fusing anecdotal observations, empirical evidence, and an ecological perspective, this book is for anyone who takes an interest in the well-being and future of the world's children.