29 August 2012

How can parents ‘Stand up to Supernanny’?


A Q&A with Jennie Bristow.
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Parenting news

The ‘generation war’ over abortion rights
spiked, 22 January 2013
Among abortion activists, there’s a worrying shift from supporting choice to demanding ‘justice’. By Jennie Bristow.

What future for the family?
spiked, 16 January 2013
When it comes to parents, the Lib-Cons are as manipulative and distrustful as their predecessors. By Jennie Bristow.

Featured articles

From freewheelin’ Sixties to fearmongerin’ Noughties
spiked, 27 December 2012
Everyone talks about the impact, whether good or bad, of the tumultuous Sixties - but two in-depth books about that decade say and reveal more than most. By Jennie Bristow.

How the nationalisation of parenting stoked the riots
spiked, 17 July 2012
The state’s relentless undermining of parental authority has created a world in which no one knows how to control children or teens. By Jennie Bristow.

Featured book

Standing up to Supernanny
Societas (2009)
The current obsession with perfect parenting increases our insecurity and distrust of each other, and diminishes our authority over our kids. In this new book, Jennie Bristow asks: Why have we invited Supernanny into our living rooms - and how can we kick her out?

Licensed to Hug
Civitas (2010)
Frank Furedi and Jennie Bristow argue that the dramatic escalation of child protection measures such as the national vetting scheme has succeeded in poisoning the relationship between the generations, creating an atmosphere of suspicion that increases the risks to children.

Abortion and the thirty-something woman
Abortion Review, 14 June 2012
Women in their early thirties are having both more babies and more abortions. How do we account for this shift? By Jennie Bristow.

Keep abortion out of adoption policy
spiked, 12 June 2012
Encouraging women seeking abortion to give birth and do adoption instead ignores the birth mother’s feelings. By Jennie Bristow.

How anti-abortionists are upping the ante
spiked, 19 March 2012
Heated debate about abortion is good - but pro-lifers' new tactic of harassing individual women and doctors is cowardly and wrong. By Jennie Bristow.

Divorcing marriage from morality
spiked, 10 January 2012
By promoting it as a least worst lifestyle option, modern defenders of marriage are undermining its best aspects. By Jennie Bristow.

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