Dr Penelope Leach of the UK, a world-renowned child psychologist, has just written a new book entitled Children First. It’s a pretty damning indictment of modern society and the way it treats children. Moreover,
The tenet of cultural relativism has been around for quite some time. The cold war version went something like this: Liberal/leftists insisted that America in particular and the West in general possessed no innate moral superiority over
The murder of two year-old James Bulger by two pre-teenage boys horrified England and the world. It seemed an anomaly. It was not. Shortly after the court delivered its verdict against James’ killers, England woke up to more bizarre news.
In 1978 when Alexander Solzhenitsyn delivered his now famous Harvard University commencement address, he both challenged and enraged his student audience. While denouncing the evils of communism, he also decried the state of Western culture as a “calamity”
In America, as in Australia, we are “creating a cultural climate that wars against mother love”, says Dr Brenda Hunter, author of Home By Choice. “During the past two decades, the American housewife has experienced a
If one were to judge a textbook purely on its presentation, this book would fare very well. It is “student-friendly”, with plenty of graphs, charts, maps and photos. It is smartly arranged, with various student activities and exercises