Chapter 19

Superpowering Our Kids

1. M. B. Greene, “Bullying in Schools: A Plea for Measure of Human Rights,” Journal of Social Issues 62 (2006): 63–79, doi: 10.1111/j.1540-4560.2006.00439.x.

2. United Nations, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, “Convention on the Rights of the Child,” September 2, 1990, www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx.

3. N. L. Asdigian, J. Dziuba-Leatherman, and D. Finkelhor, “The Effectiveness of Victimization Prevention Instruction: An Evaluation of Children’s Responses to Actual Threats and Assaults,” Child Abuse and Neglect 19, no. 2 (1995): 141–53.

4. Gregory Wallace, “O’Reilly, Stewart ‘Rumble’ No Average Debate,” Political Ticker(blog), CNN.com, October 6, 2012, http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/10 /06/oreilly-stewart-rumble-no-average-debate/.

5. UNICEF, Child Poverty in Perspective: An Overview of Child Well-Being in Rich Countries, Innocenti Report Card (Florence: UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2007).

6. Ibid.

7. “United States Only First-World Country Without Mandatory Paid Maternity Leave: ‘A Human Rights Issue’ (VIDEO),” Huff Post Parents, Huffington Post,updated December 15, 2012, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/15/united-states-only-first_n_1968193.html.

8. Wikipedia, s.v. “List of Countries by Intentional Homicide Rate,” last modified March 18, 2013, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_intentional_homicide _rate.

9. Jamie Gumbrecht, “In Sweden, a Generation of Kids Who’ve Never Been Spanked,” CNN.com, November 9, 2011, http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/09/world/sweden-punishment-ban.

10. Swedish Institute, “Sweden and Swedes,” Sweden.se, 2006, http://www.sweden.se/upload/Sweden_se/english/slides/Flash/Sweden_Swedes_20_Speakers_notes.pdf.

11. Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies at Columbia University, “Sweden,” http://www.childpolicyintl.org/countries/sweden.html.

12. Katrin Bennhold, “In Sweden, Men Can Have It All,” New York Times, June 9, 2010, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/10/world/europe/10iht-sweden.html? pagewanted=all&_r=0.

13. Jane Waldfogel and Elizabeth Washbrook, “Low Income and Early Cognitive Development in the U.K.: A Report for the Sutton Trust,” February 1, 2010, http://www.suttontrust.com/research/low-income-and-early-cognitive-development-in-the-uk/.

14. Frank J. Elgar, Wendy Craig, William Boyce, Antony Morgan, and Rachel Vella-Zarb, “Income Inequality and School Bullying: Multilevel Study of Adolescents in 37 Countries,” Journal of Adolescent Health 45, no. 4 (October 2009): 351–59, doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2009.04.004.

15. “Caring Economy,” BusinessDictionary.com, http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/caring-economy.html#ixzz28Uv5IHyC. For more information, read The Real Wealth of Nations by Riane Eisler.

16. For more information on Sweden’s legal evolution on corporal punishment, see http://www.nospank.net/durrant.htm.

17. Zvi Strassberg, Kenneth A. Dodge, Gregory S. Pettit, and John E. Bates, “Spanking in the Home and Children’s Subsequent Aggression toward Kindergarten Peers,” Development and Psychopathology 6 (1994): 445–61, http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=2540224.

18. DogHeirs, “Mkombozi the Stray Dog Saved the Life of a Newborn Baby,” February 13, 2012, http://www.dogheirs.com/tamara/posts/533-mkombozi-the-stray-dog-saved-the-life-of-a-newborn-baby.

19. Michele Mason, phone conversation with Kristen Caven, 2005.

 

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