Is life really more difficult for children today than it was, and if so why? And how can we make it better?

Professor Lord Layard visits the RSA to debate the findings of a two year investigation by the Children’s Society which draws upon the work of the UK’s leading experts in many fields, explores the main stresses and influences to which every child is exposed – family, friends, youth culture, values, and schooling, and makes recommendations as to how we can improve the upbringing of our children.

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Added by RSAEvents on February 9, 2009