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Author Ashby, LeRoy.

Title Endangered children : dependency, neglect, and abuse in American history / LeRoy Ashby.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Twayne Pub., c1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.76 As34e    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Description xiii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Twayne's history of American childhood series
Twayne's history of American childhood series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-241) and index.
Contents Old solutions, new circumstances, 1607-1800 -- The rise of Antebellum congregate institutions -- "Placing out": orphan trains, foster homes, and adoption -- Discovering cruelty and building more asylums in the late nineteenth century -- Innovation, tradition, and progressive-era "child saving" -- The issues fade, 1920-1960 -- Children's issues as battleground, 1960-1980 -- Continuing battles, tragedies, crisis: the 1980s and 1990s.
Subject Abandoned children -- United States -- History.
Orphans -- United States -- History.
Abused children -- United States -- History.
Child welfare -- United States -- History.
Children -- Institutional care -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0805741003 (alk. paper)

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