The We Generation by Michael Ungar
Raising Socially Responsible Kids

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Wouldn’t it be nice if your child committed herself to doing a simple act of kindness every day? As today’s culture seems to grow more self-centered and obsessed with “me,” Dr. Michael Ungar refreshingly points the way to raising “we” thinkers. Perhaps most inspiring about Ungar’s findings: today’s kids are eager to help out and be noticed. What they need, though, is compassion, encouragement, and attentiveness to their most important connections—those made at home. By recounting the inspiring stories of his work with families, Ungar reveals how the emotional bond kids crave and the support adults provide can help our children realize their full potential. Filled with practical tips, this guide will inspire every child and adult to be their best, most giving self.
 

About Michael Ungar

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An internationally recognized expert on resilience in at-risk youth and the leader of the International Resilience Project, MICHAEL UNGAR runs a private practice specializing in working with children and adults in mental health and correctional settings, and is a professor at the School of Social Work at Dalhousie University. He lives in Halifax with his wife and two children.From the Trade Paperback edition.
 
Published October 6, 2009 by Da Capo Press. 303 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Law & Philosophy, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Can the “Me Generation” of baby boomers raise a “We Generation” of consciously compassionate, less self-involved kids? Canadian psychologist Ungar believes so and has writte

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In contrast to the hyperindividuality of the Me Generation, Ungar contends that the We Generation can adhere to a new standard by: (1) understanding its capacity to connect with others, (2) seeing the world as a very small place and that all our actions affect others, and (3) believing that we ha...

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