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Doing Right by Children: Reflections on the Nature of Childhood
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Doing Right by Children: Reflections on the Nature of Childhood (Paperback)

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Reflections on the nature of childhood and the obligations of parenthood and guardianship. Various ethical issues regarding the parent/child relationship are discussed. Irvine posits the stewardship model of parenting and examines the implications this model has for the goals of parenthood, for the structure of families, and for people's motivations for having children.

Health & WellbeingAdvice on the stages of lifeParentingChild care & upbringingPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophy Publisher: Paragon House Publishers Publication Date: 21/02/2001 ISBN-13: 9781557787989  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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William B. Irvine has written widely on issues in public policy and applied ethics. It was these research interests, combined with his own experiences as a parent, which led him to write Doing Right by Children. Dr. Irvine is currently associate professor of philosophy at Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio, where he lives with his wife and their two children.

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