Fostering Nation?

Canada Confronts Its History of Childhood Disadvantage
Wilfrid Laurier University Press
  • erschienen am 15. Dezember 2010
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 318 Seiten
978-1-55458-254-9 (ISBN)
Offers a comprehensive perspective on Canada's provision for marginalized youngsters from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century. This title examines kin care, institutions, state policies, birth parents, foster parents, and foster youngsters, reminding that children's welfare cannot be divorced from that of their parents and communities.
  • Englisch
  • Waterloo, Ontario
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  • Kanada
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 229 mm
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  • Breite: 158 mm
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  • Dicke: 25 mm
  • 572 gr
978-1-55458-254-9 (9781554582549)
1554582547 (1554582547)
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Veronica Strong-Boag is a professor of Womenas and Gender Studies and of Educational Studies at the University of British Columbia. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada and a past president of the Canadian Historical Association. She has written widely on the history of Canadian women and childrenaincluding studies of the 1920s and 30s, the experience of post-WW II suburbia, Nellie L. McClung, E. Pauline Johnson, childhood disabilities, and modern neo-conservatismas attack on women and childrena and has won the John A. Macdonald Prize in Canadian History and, with Carole Gerson, the Raymond Klibansky Prize in the Humanities. She is the co-editor, with Cheryl Krasnick Warsh, of Childrenas Health Issues in Historical Perspective (WLU Press, 2005).
Introduction: The One Best Way; Infant Mortality, Social Reform, & Milk, 1850-1910; Theory & Formulas: Scientific Medicine & Breastfeeding, 1900-1920; Nation, Race, & Motherhood: The Political Ideology of Breastfeeding 1910-20; Professionals & Government, 1920-30; Marketing Infant Feeding, 1930-940; Old-Fashioned, Time-Consuming, & a Little Disgusting, 1940-60; The Return to Breastfeeding, 1960-80; Promoting Breastfeeding, 1980-90; Protecting, Promoting, & Supporting? 1990-2000; Continuities & Change: Breastfeeding in Canada at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century; Using the Past to Look Forward: Breastfeeding Policy for the Twenty-first Century; Conclusion: The Politics of "Choice"; Index.
"Fostering Nation? is a pioneering contribution to the history of children in care in Canada." - arie Hammond-Callaghan, Mount Allison University, British Journal of Canadian Studies Vol.25 No.1 2012

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