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Rethinking Home Economics : Women and the History of a Profession (97 Edition)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-334) and index.

Table of Contents

  1. Home economics, what's in a name? /Sarah Stage
  2. Ellen Richards and the social significance of the home economics movement /Sarah Stage
  3. Spreading the germ theory: sanitary science and home economics, 1880-1930 /Nancy Tomes
  4. Modernizing mothers: home economics and the parent education movement, 1920-1945 /Julia Grant
  5. Liberal arts or vocational training? Home economics education for girls /Rima D. Apple
  6. The men move in: home economics in higher education, 1950-1970 /Margaret W. Rossiter
  7. Reminiscences /Marjorie East
  8. Home economists in the hospital, 1900-1930 /Lynn K. Nyhart
  9. Legitimizing nutrition education: the impact of the great depression /Kathleen R. Babbitt --"Where Mrs. Homemaker is never forgotten": Lucy Maltby and home economics at Corning Glass Works, 1929-1965 /Regina Lee Blaszczyk
  10. Reminiscences /Hazel Reed
  11. Defining the profession and the good life: home economics on film /Joan Jacobs Brumberg
  12. Grace under pressure: the black home extension service in South Carolina, 1919-1966 /Carmen Harris
  13. Reminiscences /Genevieve J. Wheeler Thomas — Agents of modernity: home economists and rural electrification, 1925-1950 /Ronald R. Kline
  14. Safeguarded by your refrigerator: Mary Eagle Pennington's struggle with the National Association of Ice Industries /Lisa Mae Robinson
  15. Part of the package: home economists in the consumer product industries, 1920-1940 /Carolyn M. Goldstein
  16. Reminiscences /Satenig St. Marie
  17. Home economics moves into the Twenty-First Century /Virginia B. Vincenti
  18. Chronology of events and movements which have defined and shaped home economics / Virginia B. Vincenti.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801481758
Editor:
Vincenti, Virginia B.
Author:
Vincenti, Virginia B.
Author:
Stage, Sarah
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Location:
Ithaca :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Home economics
Subject:
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Home economics -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Series Volume:
61
Publication Date:
20140631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.25x6.15x.95 in. 1.20 lbs.

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