Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States

Lost Kids: Vulnerable Children and Youth in Twentieth-Century Canada and the United States

By: Leslie Paris (editor), Mona Gleason (editor), Veronica Strong-Boag (editor), Tamara Myers (editor)Paperback

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Lost Kids will be of interest to students and scholars of children and youth studies and practitioners and policy makers in the fields of health, social welfare, and law.

About Author

The volume editors all teach at the University of British Columbia. Mona Gleason is an associate professor in the Department of Educational Studies, Tamara Myers and Leslie Paris are associate professors in the Department of History, and Veronica Strong-Boag is a professor in the Women's Studies and Educational Studies departments. Contributors: Ted Alexander, Denyse Baillargeon, Cindy L. Baldassi, Susan B. Boyd, William Bush, Karen Dubinsky, Wendy Frisby, John Irwin, Fiona Kelly, Molly Ladd-Taylor, Stephen McBride, Janna Taylor, Neil Sutherland


Introduction / Mona Gleason, Tamara Myers, Leslie Paris, and Veronica Strong-Boag Part 1: Wanted Kids? Institutions, Fostering, and Adoption 1 A Haven From Racism? Canadians Imagine Interracial Adoption / Karen Dubinsky 2 "Forgotten People of All the Forgotten": Children with Disabilities in English Canada from the Nineteenth Century to the New Millennium / Veronica Strong-Boag Part 2: The Trouble with Adolescents -- Law, Experts, and Institutions Target Youth 3 Lost in Modernity: "Maladjustment" and the "Modern Youth Problem," English Canada, 1920-50 / Cynthia Comacchio 4 James Dean and Jim Crow: Boys in the Texas Juvenile Justice System in the 1950s / William Bush 5 Nocturnal Disorder and the Curfew Solution: A History of Juvenile Sundown Regulations in Canada / Tamara Myers Part 3: In Aid of Small Bodies -- Health, Hospitals, and Age in Historical Perspective 6 Learning and Leisure on the Inside: Programs for Sick Children at Sainte-Justine Hospital, 1925-70 / Denyse Baillargeon 7 "Lost Voices, Lost Bodies"? Doctors and the Embodiment of Children and Youth in English Canada from 1900 to the 1940s / Mona Gleason Part 4: Colliding Visions -- The Politics of Families and Youth 8 What Child Left Behind? US Social Policy and the Hopeless Child / Molly Ladd-Taylor 9 "The Strange Way We Lived": Divorce and American Childhood in the 1970s / Leslie Paris 10 Losing the Child in Child-Centred Legal Processes / Cindy L. Baldassi, Susan B. Boyd, and Fiona Kelly Part 5: Access and Opportunity at the Beginning of theTwenty-First Century -- Equality Delayed 11 Play Is Not a Frill: Poor Youth Facing the Past, Present, and Future of Public Recreation in Canada / Wendy Frisby, Ted Alexander, and Janna Taylor 12 Deregulating Child Labour in British Columbia / Stephen McBride and John Irwin Postscript / Neil Sutherland List of Contributors Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774816878
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780774816878
  • weight: 460
  • ISBN10: 0774816872

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