Beginning with an examination of Gandhi's nonviolent resistance and its application to the family context, Haim Omer presents a model of violence escalation processes between parents and children, as well as ways to overcome escalation. Non-Violent Resistance includes a step-by-step instruction manual for parents and special topics include: *dealing with violence against siblings; *dealing with children who take control of the house; *building alliances between parents and teachers; *community uses of the approach. Haim Omer is Professor of Psychology at Tel Aviv University, He is the author (with Nahi Alon) of Constructing Therapeutic Narratives (Jason Aronson, 1997) and Parental Presence (Zeig, Tucker and Theisen, 2000), which was a Bestseller in Israel.
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This book begins with an examination of Gandhi's "nonviolent" resistance and its application to the family context. A model of escalation processes between parents and children is presented, as well as ways for overcoming escalation. The book includes a step-by-step instruction manual for parents. Special topics include: dealing with violence against siblings; dealing with children who take control of the house; building alliances between parents and teachers, and, community uses of the approach.Review:
"[O]ffers...a possible breakthrough solution [to] the problem of violence." Martha M. Boshart, Teachers College Record
"Richly illustrated by numerous clinical examples and anecdotes....Omer's masterful description of the approach and of the numerous cases to which it was applied make the nonviolent resistance techniques appear accessible and compelling." Contemporary Psychology
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Buchbeschreibung Cambridge University Press Dez 2003, 2003. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - This book is an application of Gandhi's 'nonviolent' resistance to the family context. 230 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780521536233