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Hothouse kids : the dilemma of the gifted child / Alissa Quart.

Author/Creator:
Quart, Alissa.
Publication:
New York : Penguin Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
260 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Gifted children -- Social conditions.
Gifted children -- Psychology.
Gifted children -- Education.
Children -- Intelligence levels.
Contents:
The Icarus effect
The baby genius edutainment complex: the new smart baby products
The educated infant: classes for an improved childhood
Child's play of child labor? Preprofessional kids
Gifted and left behind: enrichment in the public schools
Gurus of giftedness: intelligence testing and talent by other measures
Extreme parenting: mothers and fathers as the ultimate instructors
Youth competitors: youth contests for good and for ill
Children of God: the teen preaching tournaments
The prodigy hunters: math whiz kids become Wall Street recruits
Rethinking giftedness: against perfection.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-248) and index.
ISBN:
1594200955
OCLC:
65341252
Publisher Number:
9781594200953
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