Rethinking Home Economics Women and the History of a Profession

ISBN-10: 0801481759
ISBN-13: 9780801481758
Edition: 1997
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 6/26/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Home Economics, What's in a Name?
More Than Glorified Housekeeping
Ellen Richards and the Social Significance of the Home Economics Movement
Spreading the Germ Theory: Sanitary Science and Home Economics, 1880-1930
Modernizing Mothers: Home Economics and the Parent Education Movement, 1920-1945
Women's Place: Home Economics Education
Liberal Arts or Vocational Training? Home Economics Education for Girls
The Men Move In: Home Economics in Higher Education, 1950-1970
Reminiscences
They Cannot All Be Teachers: Forging Careers in Home Economics
Home Economists in the Hospital, 1900-1930
Legitimizing Nutrition Education: The Impact of the Great Depression
"Where Mrs. Homemaker Is Never Forgotten": Lucy Maltby and Home Economics at Corning Glass Works, 1929-1965
Reminiscences
Home Economics, Race, Class, and Ethnicity
Defining the Profession and the Good Life: Home Economics on Film
Grace under Pressure: The Black Home Extension Service in South Carolina, 1919-1966
Reminiscences
Who Speaks for the Consumer? Home Economics and Business
Agents of Modernity: Home Economists and Rural Electrification, 1925-1950
Safeguarded by Your Refrigerator: Mary Eagle Pennington's Struggle with the National Association of Ice Industries
Part of the Package: Home Economists in the Consumer Product Industries, 1920-1940
Reminiscences
Home Economics Moves into the Twenty-First Century
Chronology of Events and Movements Which Have Defined and Shaped Home Economics
Suggested Reading
Contributors
Index

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