For Your Own Good: Hidden Cruelty in Child-Rearing and the Roots of Violence

Alice Miller (Author) Hunter Hannum (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date
November 14, 2002
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.9 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780374522698

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About the Author

Other books by Alice Miller, the internationally renowned psychoanalyst, include The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self, The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Cruel Parenting, The Truth Will Set You Free: Overcoming Emotional Blindness and Finding Your True Adult Self, Banished Knowledge: Facing Childhood Injuries, Breaking Down the Wall of Silence: The Liberating Experience of Facing Painful Truth, and The Untouched Key: Tracing Childhood Trauma in Creativity and Destructiveness. Miller lives in Zurich, Switzerland.

Reviews

"This is a book of extraordinary importance, for it makes as clear as a beacon light the root causes of violence as a consequence of our misguided child-rearing practices. For Your Own Good should be read by all who are troubled by what has happened to our world and to our children. I cannot sufficiently stress the importance and urgency of reading [this book]." --Ashley Montagu

"A shattering, frightening [book], and eventually one of the most illuminating and life-view-changing works I have ever read . . . I challenge any thinking and feeling person to read this book [and] not in turn be changed or altered." --Church World