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Miss Manners' Guide to Rearing Perfect Children



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From Simon & Schuster, Miss Manners' Guide to Rearing Perfect Children is a primer for everyone worried about the future of civilization.

In her inimitable, arch, no-nonsense style, Miss Manners provides etiquette guidance for every social situation from school dances to conversations at the family dinner table, explains how to impress a college admissions officer, and offers rules for divorced parents and weekend parents

About The Author

Judith N. Martin is currently Herberger Professor of Communication in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University. She received her Ph.D. in speech communication from the Pennsylvania State University. She also studied at the Universite de Grenoble for a year and was involved in study aboard administration for several years. She also has experience in cross cultural training and has co-authored three books with Prof. Tom Nakayama. Her current research interests focus on the role of communication in cross cultural transitions, white identity and communication, and pedagogical issues in teaching intercultural communication.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (May 17, 2002)
  • Length: 432 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743244176

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