Young Athletes, Couch Potatoes, and Helicopter Parents
Author : Jessica Skolnikoff
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
Total Pages : 153
Release : 2013
ISBN 10 : 1442229799
ISBN 13 : 9781442229792
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Young Athletes, Couch Potatoes, and Helicopter Parents Book Description:

This book addresses a variety of topics regarding the nature of “play” in our society. It takes a close look at the concept of “helicopter parenting” and the impact that hyper-involved parents have upon the play of their children. It also examines how kids are chosen for various sports team, the lack of unstructured play, specialized sports, and our hyper-competitive society. This book addresses the structural and cultural issues around the changing role of play and the way in which kids sports are viewed in our society today.


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