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Fallen Women, Problem Girls

Unmarried Mothers and the Professionalization of Social Work, 1890-1945

Fallen Women, Problem Girls( )
Author: Kunzel, Regina G.
Series title:Yale Historical Publications Ser.
ISBN:978-0-300-06509-1
Publication Date:Aug 1995
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

During the first half of the twentieth century, out-of-wedlock pregnancy came to be seen as one of the most urgent and compelling problems of the day. The effort to define its meaning fueled a struggle among three groups of women: evangelical reformers who regarded unmarried mothers as fallen sisters to be saved, a new generation of social workers who viewed them as problem girls to be treated, and unmarried mothers themselves. Drawing on previously unexamined case records from...
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Book Details
Pages:276
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / Parenting / Single Parent
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.162 x 8.931 x 0.692 Inches
Book Weight:0.98 Pounds



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