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Author Chinn, Sarah E.

Title Inventing modern adolescence : the children of immigrants in turn-of-the-century America / Sarah E. Chinn.

Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.23086 CHIN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 199 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series The Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191) and index.
Contents Introduction. "I Don't Understand What's Come Over the Children of This Generation" -- 1. "Youth Must Have Its Fling": The Beginnings of Modern Adolescence -- 2. Picturing Labor: Lewis W. Hine, the Child Labor Movement, and the Meanings of Adolescent Work -- 3. "Irreverence and the American Spirit": Immigrant Parents, American Adolescents, and the Invention of the Generation Gap -- 4. "Youth Demands Amusement": Dancing, Dance Halls, and the Exercise of Adolescent Freedom -- 5. "Youth Is Always Turbulent": Reinterpretations of Adolescence from Bohemia to Samoa -- Epilogue: Smells Like Teen Spirit.
Subject Children of immigrants -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Conflict of generations -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Adolescence -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780813543093
9780813543109 (paperback)
081354310X (paperback)