9-2 | The Playdate: Parents, Children, and the New Expectations of Play

Book Review

The Playdate: Parents, Children, and the New Expectations of Play

Tamara R. Mose
New York, NY: New York University Press, 2016. Preface, acknowledgments, introduction, notes, and index. 192 pp. $26.00 paper. ISBN: 9780479866298

by Hilary Levey Friedman

First Paragraph:

“We should schedule a playdate!” In the world of modern parenting, these words have become more and more common. So common in fact that businesses have evolved to create business cards for chil-dren and families to make scheduling playdates even easier.