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By my friend and inspiration, UC Berkeley Professor of History professor Paul Fass.

When “Experts” First Started Telling Us How to Parent

. Paula yiirsindzk Fass’ new book The End of American Childhood  is a history of childhood and parenting from the nation’s founding to the present. Fass, a University of California-Berkeley history professor, reveals how our values of independence, self-definition and  success have affected our attitudes toward child rearing. The excerpt below comes from a chapter on […]

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