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Recentering the Chinese Family in Early Chinese American History

Wendy Rouse Jorae

in The Children of Chinatown: Growing Up Chinese American in San Francisco, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833131
eISBN:
9781469605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898581_jorae.6
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that, as white Americans increasingly agitated against Chinese immigration in the 1870s and 1880s, Chinese families found themselves the object of greater scrutiny. They became ... More


Ohio Departures: George as Progressive Youth in Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio

John James and Tom Ue

in Children and Youth During the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479894147
eISBN:
9781479804078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894147.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the attitudes displayed and the choices made by George Willard, the protagonist in Sherwood Anderson's 1919 book Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life, as a ... More


Introduction

Franklin E. Zimring and David S. Tanenhaus

in Choosing the Future for American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479816873
eISBN:
9781479863402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816873.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter presents the basic principles of the juvenile court. Foremost among these is the radical idea that the law should treat children differently from adults. The political ... More


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