Wake Up Little Susie / Edition 2

Wake Up Little Susie / Edition 2

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by Rickie Solinger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415926769

ISBN-13: 9780415926768

Pub. Date: 05/11/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415926768
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/11/2000
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: Female and Fertile in the Fifties1
Ch. 1The Stick and the Carrot: Public Meanings of Black and White Single Pregnancy in the Pre - Roe v. Wade Era20
Ch. 2The Making of the "Matriarchy": The Persistence of Biological Explanations for Black Single Pregnancy41
Ch. 3The Girl Nobody Loved: Psychological Explanations for White Single Pregnancy86
Ch. 4Behind the Fence: Maternity Homes, 1945-65103
Ch. 5The Disposition of Illegitimate Babies I: The Postwar Adoption Mandate148
Ch. 6The Disposition of Illegitimate Babies II: A Taxpayer's Issue187
Ch. 7The Population Bomb and the Sexual Revolution: Toward Choice205
Afterword: The Legacy of Racialized Single Motherhood - 1950s and Beyond233
Notes249
Bibliographic Essay304
Bibliography310
Index333

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