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Author Kunzel, Regina G., 1959-

Title Fallen women, problem girls : unmarried mothers and the professionalization of social work, 1890-1945 / Regina G. Kunzel.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.8392 K96F c.2  Check Shelf
Description xi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Yale historical publications
Yale historical publications (Unnumbered)
Contents 1. The Maternity Home Movement -- 2. The New Experts and the "Girl Problem" -- 3. The "Secret Sisterhood": Unmarried Mothers in Maternity Homes -- 4. "Problem Girls": Docility and Dissidence in Maternity Homes -- 5. "Case Workers Have Become Necessities" -- 6. White Neurosis, Black Pathology, and the Ironies of Professionalization: The 1940s.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-258) and index.
Subject Unmarried mothers -- United States -- History.
Maternity homes -- United States -- History.
Unmarried mothers -- Services for -- United States -- History.
Indexed Term Single parents History
United States
ISBN 0300050909 alkaline paper
0300065094 paperback
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