Item description for Stickin' To, Watchin' Over, and Gettin' With: An African American Parent's Guide to Discipline by Howard Stevenson, Gwendolyn Davis & Saburah Abdul-Kabir...
Overview This landmark book is the first to address the controversial issue of discipline among African American parents. The authors give parents the guidelines and information they need to put into practice a proven program of child rearing.
Publishers Description Stickin' To, Watchin' Over, and Gettin' With provides the guidance you need to protect your children from racist hostility while at the same time teaching them character and responsibility. Just as important, the book also shows how to discipline your children in a way that does not rely on spanking or other forms of painful coercion. Written by three African American educators, counselors, and parents, this book outlines an effective program for raising and disciplining your children,
Citations And Professional Reviews Stickin' To, Watchin' Over, and Gettin' With: An African American Parent's Guide to Discipline by Howard Stevenson, Gwendolyn Davis & Saburah Abdul-Kabir has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Booklist - 02/15/2002 page 1003
Library Journal - 10/15/2001 page 101
Booklist - 10/15/2001 page 365
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 6.24" Height: 0.57" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date Sep 11, 2001
ISBN 078795702X ISBN13 9780787957025
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More About Howard Stevenson, Gwendolyn Davis & Saburah Abdul-Kabir
Howard C. Stevenson-- a father of a preteen son-- is an associate professor of education in the School, Community, and Child Clinical Psychology program in the graduate school of education, psychology in education division at the University of Pennsylvania. Gwendolyn Davis is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. She has more than fifteen years experience working with children and families. Saburah Abdul-Kabir is the community research coordinator of the COPE (Community Outreach through Parent Empowerment) project at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a wife and the mother of six children.
Howard Stevenson has an academic affiliation as follows - Univ. of Pennsylvania University of Leicester, UK University of Leices.
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excellent resource for parents and professionals Oct 14, 2008
I highly recommend this book for both African American parents and professionals who work with African American families. It's co-written by two mental health professionals and a parent, so different viewpoints are incorporated. It's an interesting read, and it provides some practical parenting strategies for raising healthy, happy children with strong African American identities. It also grapples with tough issues like the pros and cons of spanking, and preparing kids to deal with the racism they encounter.