ERIC Number: ED247009
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Sep-20
Reference Count: N/A
Children's Fears of War. Hearing before the Select Committee on Chilcren, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
The hearing reported in this document was held to learn more about children's fears of war. Appearing before the committee were doctors, researchers, and child development experts whose testimony focused on what children worry about, the changing nature of children's fears of war, and the implications of children's attitudes for parents and society. Also heard were children, youth, and parents who voiced their concerns about nuclear war. Included in the document are papers and research reports, including (1) an exploration of some difficulties inherent in understanding possible effects of the threat of nuclear war on children, (2) a study of how children learn the principles of community, and (3) a study of children's responses to the nuclear arms debate. (RH)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Childhood Attitudes, Childhood Needs, Fear, Hearings, Nuclear Warfare, Social Development, Social Responsibility
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 052-070-05913-3, $4.00).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.