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Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Jessie B. Ramey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036903
eISBN:
9780252094422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This innovative study examines the development of institutional child care from 1878 to 1929, based on a comparison of two “sister” orphanages in Pittsburgh: the all-white United Presbyterian ... More


Constructing Orphans

Jessie B. Ramey

in Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036903
eISBN:
9780252094422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This introductory chapter explores how working families shaped institutional child care, emphasizing the historical agency of parents and the children themselves in that process. Throughout this ... More


Enrichment and Isolation: Institutional Care and Challenges to Child Development in Jamaica

Robin G. Nelson

in Contexts for Young Child Flourishing: Evolution, Family, and Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237790
eISBN:
9780190237806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237790.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This study employs biocultural perspectives to explore resource availability, and experiences of enrichment for neglected, abused, abandoned, and orphaned children living in institutional care ... More


Contesting Orphans

Jessie B. Ramey

in Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036903
eISBN:
9780252094422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This concluding chapter demonstrates how James Caldwell's experience highlights the way in which orphanages served as “community institutions,” serving the needs of the local people who used them. ... More


Flourishing in Transactional Care Systems: Caring with Infant and Toddler Caregivers about Well-being

Mary B. McMullen and Kathleen McCormick

in Contexts for Young Child Flourishing: Evolution, Family, and Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237790
eISBN:
9780190237806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237790.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, the authors address infant and toddler flourishing in the context of child care using a well-being perspective, arguing that infant and toddler well-being necessitates health and ... More


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