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Children in Jeopardy Can We Break the Cycle of Poverty?

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ISBN-10: 0300068921

ISBN-13: 9780300068924

Edition: 1996

Authors: Irving B. Harris, Donald J. Cohen

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In this compassionate and controversial book, Irving Harris argues that the key to breaking the cycle of poverty and violence in America's inner cities is intervention at a very early stage, providing adequate care from birth.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 7/24/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 268
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

He is the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics & Psychology in the Yale Child Study Center, is a child & adolescent psychiatrist & psychoanalyst & the Director of the Yale Child Study Center.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction: An Odyssey of Learning
Raised in Jeopardy
Successful Intervention and Its Limits
Primary Prevention and the Right to Life
The Cost of Failure
The Abortion Question
The Cycle of Poverty and Violence: A Reassessment
Trends in Education: Poverty, Violence, and Punishment
Breaking the Cycle: A New War on Poverty, 1996
Appendix A: Agencies Working for Families and Children
Appendix B: The Ounce of Prevention Center for Successful Child Development Health Services: A Model
Notes
References
Index