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We're Playing Games: The Toylands of Peter Pan Culture, 1912–30

Woody Register

in The Kid of Coney Island: Fred Thompson and the Rise of American Amusements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167320
eISBN:
9780199849710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167320.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On 13 October 1913, Fred Thompson summoned a crowd of children to a construction site on San Francisco's Golden Gate Park to consecrate the beginning of Toyland Grown Up, a fourteen-acre amusement ... More


Acquiring Character: Becoming Grown‐Up 1

Gavin Lawrence

in Moral Psychology and Human Action in Aristotle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546541
eISBN:
9780191728600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546541.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What is it to grow up, within the outlook of Aristotelian ‘practical philosophy’? Both a contrived rationalism and a false non-rationalism should be avoided. Aristotle's view in contrast is intuitive ... More


Notions of social identity

Matej Blazek

in Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter is inspired by what Foucault (1985) called the ‘practice of the self’, a reflective set of practices that establish a human subject and which are both situated in a dynamic set of ... More


Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Kenneth Millard

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621736
eISBN:
9780748651740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621736.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book explores the ways in which a range of recent American novelists have handled the genre of the ‘coming-of-age’ novel, or the Bildungsroman. Novels of this genre characteristically dramatise ... More


“Lords of an Empty Creation”: Masculinity, Puritanism, and Cultural Stagnation

Maureen A. Molloy

in On Creating a Usable Culture: Margaret Mead and the Emergence of American Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831165
eISBN:
9780824869236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831165.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines Mead's Growing Up in New Guinea (1931), which was published at the boundary of the twenties and the Depression. Growing Up in New Guinea is a mature and self-conscious work that ... More


Endocrine pathways in differential well-being across the life course

Carol M. Worthman

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a survey of endocrine axes (gonadal, adrenal, thyroid, adiposal) to show how mediating pathways operate. Hormones are central agents in the pathways to differential well-being: ... More


Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Roxanne Harde and Lydia Kokkola (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461329
eISBN:
9781626740723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Appearing first as a weekly serial in the Christian Herald, Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna was first published in book form in 1913. This popular story of an impoverished orphan girl who travels from ... More


Glad to be 100: The Making of a Children’s Classic

Lydia Kokkola and Roxanne Harde

in Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461329
eISBN:
9781626740723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461329.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This introductory chapter provides a brief biography of author Eleanor H. Porter, and a background of her most popular story Pollyanna. Porter was born on December 19, 1868 in Littleton, New ... More


Parenting matters – pushing for kids

Anne Power

in City survivors: Bringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420503
eISBN:
9781447301875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420503.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the active role parents play in teaching their children to reach out from the family towards the wider world in order to survive. It notes that this is the essence of all ... More


Life in the Big House

Vivien M. L. Miller (ed.)

in Hard Labor and Hard Time: Florida's "Sunshine Prison" and Chain Gangs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813039855
eISBN:
9780813043760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039855.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter contrasts the experiences of the prison farm's employee and inmate communities. Drawing on the oral testimony and published memoirs of those who grew up at the prison as well as on ... More


Couples and Children: Gender, Caregiving, and Foraging Together

Nurit Bird-David

in Us, Relatives: Scaling and Plural Life in a Forager World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293403
eISBN:
9780520966680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293403.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The foragers’ tiny-scale context has been largely overlooked in discussions of foragers’ gendered division of labor, child-care, and alloparenting. Ethnography spanning ritual, foraging pursuits, ... More


Conclusion: Living Transpacifically

Yunte Huang

in Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In “Living Transpacifically,” Yunte Huang blends memoir and criticism to recall his years of growing up in China, an experience profoundly shaped by the currents of transpacific flows, cross-cultural ... More


Going Home

Deirdre David

in Olivia Manning: A Woman at War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199609185
eISBN:
9780191803598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199609185.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter describes how that in the time between Olivia Manning's Petra trip and departure from the Middle East from 1943 to 1945, she made notes for the novel that was to become ‘Artist Among the ... More


‘Love is proved in the letting go’: Marriage, Space, and Gender in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Much Ado about Nothing

Charlotte Scott

in The Child in Shakespeare

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198828556
eISBN:
9780191867088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828556.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Maintaining the focus on the role of the child in relation to figures of authority, and the thresholds between dependence and independence outlined in Chapter 3, Chapter 4 analyses some of ... More


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