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  3. Bluestein, Jane - The Win-Win Classroom - A fresh and positive look at classroom management, Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, CA, 2012.

  4. Bluestein, Jane - Creating Emotionally Safe Schools - A guide for parents and educators, Health Communications, Inc., Deerfield Beach, FL, 2001.

  5. _________ - THE PARENT'S LITTLE BOOK OF LISTS - DOs and DON'Ts of Effective Parenting, Health Communications Inc., Deerfield Beach, FL, 1997

  6. _________ - Parents Teens and Boundaries -- How to Draw the Line, Health Communications Inc., Deerfield Beach, FL, 1993

  7. Center on the Developing Child - Harvard University - The Science of Early Childhood Development: Closing the Gap Between What We Know and What We Do, 2007
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    Deutch, James - The Respectful Parent - A Manual for Moms and Dads, Xlibris Corp., 2012

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  10. Knoff, Howard M. - Project Achieve and the Stop & Think Social Skills Programs

  11. Nelson, Jane - Positive Discipline


  1. Allport, G. D. - THE PARADISE PARADIGM - On creating a world of compassion, freedom, and prosperity, E. Dianne Publishing, Murphy, OR, 2005.
    Link for Kindle Edition

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  4. Bitensky, Susan - SPARE THE ROD, EMBRACE OUR HUMANITY - Toward a new legal regime prohibiting corporal punishment of our children, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol 31, Issue 2, Winter 1998.

  5. _________ with Newell, Peter; Power, F. Clark; Editor: Hunt, Stuart N. - ELIMINATING CORPORAL PUNISHMENT - The Way Forward to Constructive Child Discipline, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO Internet: ), 2005

  6. Block, Nadine & Gomez, Madeleine Y. - THIS HURTS ME more than it hurts you, 2011

  7. Durrant, Joan - POSITIVE DISCIPLINE: What it is and how to do it, 2007

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  9. Forward, Susan with Buck, Craig - TOXIC PARENTS - Overcoming their hurtful legacy and reclaiming your life, Bantam Books, 1989.

  10. Gibson, Ian - THE ENGLISH VICE - Beating, sex and shame in Victorian England and after, Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., London, 1978.

  11. Greven, Philip - SPARE THE CHILD - The Religious Roots of Punishment and the Psychological Impact of Physical Abuse, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1991.

  12. Grille, Robin - PARENTING FOR A PEACEFUL WORLD, Longueville Media, Alexandria, NSW, Australia, 2005

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  14. Heimlich, Janet - Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment, Prometheus Books, 2011

  15. Hunt, Jan - THE NATURAL CHILD - Parenting from the heart, New Society Publishers, 2001

  16. Hyman, Irwin - THE CASE AGAINST SPANKING - How to discipline your child without hitting, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, 1997

  17. __________ - READING, WRITING AND THE HICKORY STICK - The appalling story of physical and psychological abuse in American schools, D. C. Heath & Company, Lexington, MA; Toronto, 1990

  18. __________ and Wise, James H., Editors - CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN AMERICAN EDUCATION, Temple University Press, 1979

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  20. Lee, Norm - PARENTING WITHOUT PUNISHING - A free online publication for those seeking happier and easier ways of bringing up children, PDF version:,, 2002

  21. Leo, Pam - CONNECTION PARENTING - Parenting through connection instead of coercion, through love instead of fear, Wyatt-Mackenzie, 2005

  22. Males, Mike A. - THE SCAPEGOAT GENERATION - America's War on Adolescents, Common Courage Press, 1996

  23. Marshall, Michael J. - WHY SPANKING DOESN'T WORK - Stopping this Bad Habit and Getting the Upper Hand on Effective Discipline, Bonneville Books, an imprint of Cedar Fort, Inc., Springville, UT, 2002

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  25. Miller, Alice - FREE FROM LIES: Discovering Your True Needs, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2009

  26. __________ - THE BODY NEVER LIES - The lingering effects of cruel parenting, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2005

  27. __________ - Read this essential Miller work in its entirety right here. FOR YOUR OWN GOOD - Hidden cruelty and the roots of violence, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, Fourth edition, 2002

  28. __________ - THE TRUTH WILL SET YOU FREE - Overcoming emotional blindness and finding your true adult self, Basic Books, New York, 2001

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  30. Newberger, Eli H. - THE MEN THEY WILL BECOME - The nature and nurture of male character, Perseus Publishing, Cambridge, MA, 1999

  31. Pantley, Elizabeth - THE NO-CRY DISCIPLINE SOLUTION, McGraw Hill, 2007

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  33. __________ - KID COOPERATION - How to stop yelling, nagging & pleading and get kids to cooperate, New Harbinger Publications, Inc., Oakland, CA, 1996

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  37. Solter, Aletha - Raising Drug-Free Kids, De Capo Press, 2006

  38. _________ - The Aware Baby, Shining Star Press, 2001

  39. _________ - Tears and Tantrums, Shining Star Press, 1998

  40. _________ - Helping Young Children Flourish, Shining Star Press, 1989

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