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TITLE INFORMATION


Author: LeRoy Ashby

Title: Endangered Children

Subtitle: Dependency, Neglect, and Abuse in American History

Place: New York

Publisher: Twayne

Year: 1997

Pages: 258pp.

Series: Twayne's History in American Childhood Series

ISBN-10: 0805741003 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 19th Century, 20th Century | U.S. History | Types: Child Sexual Abuse



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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Author: LeRoy Ashby, Department of History, Washington State University

Contents:

  Illustrations (p. ix)
  Series Editors' Note (p. xi)
  Acknowledgments (p. xiii)
  Introduction (p. 1)
  1. Old Solutions, New Circumstances, 1607-1800 (p. 6)
  2. The Rise of Antebellum Congregate Institutions (p. 17)
  3. "Placing Out": Orphan Trains, Foster Homes, and Adoption (p. 35)
  4. Discovering Cruelty and Building More Asylums in the Late Nineteenth Century (p. 55)
  5. Innovation, Tradition, and Progressive-Era "Child Saving" (p. 79)
  6. The Issues Fade, 1920-1960 (p. 101)
  7. Children's Issues as Battleground, 1960-1980 (p. 125)
  8. Continuing Battles, Tragedies, Crisis: The 1980s and 1990s (p. 150)
  Epilogue (p. 179)
  Chronology (p. 187)
  Notes (p. 192)
  Bibliographic Essay (p. 228)
  Index (p. 243)

Reviews:

Carp, E. Wayne. The Journal of American History 84(4) (March 1998): 1475. – Full Text: JSTOR (Restricted Access)

Dervin, D. The Journal of Psychohistory 30(1) (Summer 2002): 104-106.

Rotundo, E. Anthony. Journal of Social History 32(3) (Spring 1999): 671-675. – Full Text: JSTOR (Restricted Access)