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Pricing the priceless child : the changing social value of children, Viviana A. Zelizer

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Pricing the priceless child : the changing social value of children
Title
Pricing the priceless child
Title remainder
the changing social value of children
Statement of responsibility
Viviana A. Zelizer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study traces the emergence of changing attitudes about the child, at once economically "useless" and emotionally "priceless", from the late 1800s to the 1930s. It describes how turn-of-the-century America discovered new, sentimental ways to determine a child's monetary worth
Cataloging source
DLC
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Zelizer, Viviana A. Rotman
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Child rearing
  • Child labor
  • Children
  • Public opinion
  • Social values
Label
Pricing the priceless child : the changing social value of children, Viviana A. Zelizer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Basic Books, 1985
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-266) and index
Contents
Preface (1994) -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- From Mobs to Memorials: The Sacralization of Child Life -- From Useful to Useless: Moral Conflict Over Child Labor -- From Child Labor to Child Work: Redefining the Economic World of Children -- From a Proper Burial to a Proper Education: The Case of Children's Insurance -- From Wrongful Death to Wrongful Birth: The Changing Legal Evaluation of Children -- From Baby Farms to Black-Market Babies: The Changing Market for Children -- From Useful to Useless and Back to Useful? Emerging Patterns in the Valuation of Children -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocm29224766
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 277 p.
Isbn
9780691034591
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
93039140
Label
Pricing the priceless child : the changing social value of children, Viviana A. Zelizer
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Basic Books, 1985
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-266) and index
Contents
Preface (1994) -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- From Mobs to Memorials: The Sacralization of Child Life -- From Useful to Useless: Moral Conflict Over Child Labor -- From Child Labor to Child Work: Redefining the Economic World of Children -- From a Proper Burial to a Proper Education: The Case of Children's Insurance -- From Wrongful Death to Wrongful Birth: The Changing Legal Evaluation of Children -- From Baby Farms to Black-Market Babies: The Changing Market for Children -- From Useful to Useless and Back to Useful? Emerging Patterns in the Valuation of Children -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocm29224766
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvi, 277 p.
Isbn
9780691034591
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
93039140

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