Nonviolent resistance: A new approach to violent and self-destructive children

Haim Omer, Shoshannah London-Sapir

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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.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages217
ISBN (Electronic)9780511550652
ISBN (Print)9780521829489
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2004


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