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Toronto's Girl Problem

The Perils and Pleasures of the City, 1880-1930

Toronto's Girl Problem( )
Author: Strange, Carolyn
Series title:Studies in Gender and History Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 1995
Publisher:University of Toronto Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $63.60
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With the turn of the century came increased industrialization and urbanization, and in Toronto one of the most visible results of this modernization was the influx of young, single women to the city. They came seeking work, independence, and excitement, but they were not to realize these goals without contention.Carolyn Strange examines the rise of the Toronto 'working girl, ' the various agencies that 'discovered' her, the nature of 'the girl problem' from the point of view of moral...
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