Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-334) and index.
Table of Contents
Home economics, what's in a name? /Sarah Stage --Ellen Richards and the social significance of the home economics movement /Sarah Stage --Spreading the germ theory: sanitary science and home economics, 1880-1930 /Nancy Tomes --Modernizing mothers: home economics and the parent education movement, 1920-1945 /Julia Grant --Liberal arts or vocational training? Home economics education for girls /Rima D. Apple --The men move in: home economics in higher education, 1950-1970 /Margaret W. Rossiter --Reminiscences /Marjorie East --Home economists in the hospital, 1900-1930 /Lynn K. Nyhart --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 --Reminiscences /Hazel Reed --Defining the profession and the good life: home economics on film /Joan Jacobs Brumberg --Grace under pressure: the black home extension service in South Carolina, 1919-1966 /Carmen Harris --Reminiscences /Genevieve J. Wheeler Thomas -- Agents of modernity: home economists and rural electrification, 1925-1950 /Ronald R. Kline --Safeguarded by your refrigerator: Mary Eagle Pennington's struggle with the National Association of Ice Industries /Lisa Mae Robinson --Part of the package: home economists in the consumer product industries, 1920-1940 /Carolyn M. Goldstein --Reminiscences /Satenig St. Marie --Home economics moves into the Twenty-First Century /Virginia B. Vincenti --Chronology of events and movements which have defined and shaped home economics / Virginia B. Vincenti.