By Dona Schneider Ph.D. M.P.H.
To convey how the data can either cover and spotlight difficulties, Schneider alternates a dialogue of the numbers with brilliant encounters with person young ones and adults: the middle-class black highschool student's offhand clarification approximately find out how to get a gun; a necessary facts bureau laborers astonishment at his personal class as Hispanic; a tender woman's excitement in maintaining down a role after lecturers pushed aside her as studying disabled; and a latchkey kid's nightmare of coming domestic from institution to an empty condominium whilst she was once sick.
This e-book courses us throughout the morass of numbers bandied approximately to explain the kingdom of America's children—what the numbers let us know and what they don't—and it deals a choice for motion. complete in its remedy of all teams of kids and available popular, this publication is vital for a person eager about little ones in American society.
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American Childhood: Risks and Realities by Dona Schneider Ph.D. M.P.H.