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.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 162
Weight: 372 g
Dimensions: 238 x 151 x 18 mm
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