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Childhood and Adolescence

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

in Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with women's perception of their lives from birth to adolescence based on their point of view. Central to female life were women's own bodies as well as the discourses about them. ... More


Public Policies and the Young Worker in Imperial Germany

Elizabeth Harvey

in Youth and the Welfare State in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204145
eISBN:
9780191676123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204145.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

In Germany and other industrialized countries, in the 20th century adolescence came to be seen as a phase in life between childhood and adulthood. It was perceived with distinctive biological, ... More


A Like Unlike: Siblings in Childhood and Youth

Leonore Davidoff

in Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199546480
eISBN:
9780191730993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546480.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History, Family History

In the middle class, ideally the child was to be raised in a domestic, morally high-minded setting. Brothers were expected to support and guide sisters; sisters to care for and serve them. Actual ... More


Social Science and Working-Class ‘Adolescence’: From Idea to Social Fact

Harry Hendrick

in Images of Youth

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the concept and social fact related to social science and realities of working class adolescents in Great Britain during the 1800s. It suggests there were important differences ... More


Conclusion

Harry Hendrick

in Images of Youth

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the consequences of adolescent male labour on social and economic issues in Great Britain during the period from 1880 and 1920. This ... More


Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Melanie Tebbut

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This original and fresh approach to the emotions of adolescence focuses on the leisure lives of working-class boys and young men in the inter-war years. Being Boys challenges many stereotypes about ... More


Growing Pains

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses how Ed Rohs grew into adolescence at St. Vincent's. For the first time in his life, he attended a coeducational public school—John Jay High School—which was a distance from his ... More


Ordinary boys and masculine men

Melanie Tebbutt

in Being Boys: Youth, Leisure and Identity in the Inter-war Years

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719066139
eISBN:
9781781704097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066139.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 2 develops the themes of working-class boys andmasculine expectations by examining the inter-war expansion of boys' clubs, which were significantly influenced by the determination to create a ... More


Lost and Found: Welcome to the ′60s

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

When one loses innocence, it rarely happens all at once. For Allen Jones it was a very gradual process, triggered by events and circumstances he saw around him, as well as by contradictions in his ... More


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