Escape from Childhood Author:Holt, John Escape from Childhood is about freedom...everybody's freedom. How often, under the guise of protection, are children kept in the "walled garden" of childhood, outside the world of human experience? How many of today's nuclear families have become a prison for both parents and children alike? What if children had the right to equal treatment unde... more »r the law...the right to be legally responsible for their lives and acts...the right to work for money...the right to travel, live away from home, choose or make their own homes...the right to do, in general, what any adult may do?
The reader who dares to confront these questions will discover new family relationships, not based on parental control... but on the joy of shared experience and responsibility.« less