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Fixing the Poor
Fixing the Poor
Molly Ladd-Taylor discusses her monograph, Fixing the Poor: Eugenic Sterilization and Child Welfare in the Twentieth Century, with Anne G. Rubenstein. You can listen to their podcast episode here
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L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s)
L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s)
This week's featured book is a volume of essays, L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s), co-edited by Rita Bode and Jean Mitchell. Listen to their discussion on the SHCY podcast, here.
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Vicious Infants
Vicious Infants
Laura Soderberg and Mary Zaborskis discuss Soderberg's new book, Vicious Infants: Dangerous Childhoods in Antebellum U.S. Literature. Watch here.
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Upon the Altar of Work
Upon the Altar of Work
Betsy Wood and Brian Rouleau discuss Wood's book, Upon the Altar of Work: Child Labor & the Rise of a New American Sectionalism. You can watch here.
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Ages of Anxiety
Ages of Anxiety
Bill Bush and David Tanenhaus discuss their edited volume, Ages of Anxiety: Historical and Transnational Perspectives on Juvenile Justice. You can listen to their interview, conducted by Tamara Myers, here. You can also watch their video interview here.
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Childhood and Schooling in (Post) Socialist Societies: Memories of Everyday Life
Childhood and Schooling in (Post) Socialist Societies: Memories of Everyday Life
ZIN (Zsuza Millei, Iveta Silova, and Nelli Piattoeva) discusses her co-edited volume, Childhood and Schooling in (Post) Socialist Societies: Memories of Everyday Life. You can listen here.
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The Slow Evolution of Foster Care in Australia
The Slow Evolution of Foster Care in Australia
Dee Michell and Nell Musgrove discuss their book, The Slow Evolution of Foster Care in Australia: Just Like a Family? with Frank Golding. You can watch here.
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Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Mary Hatfield discusses her book, Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Cultural History of Middle-Class Childhood and Gender, with Marnie Hay. Listen here.
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Humanizing Childhood in Early Twentieth-Century Spain
Humanizing Childhood in Early Twentieth-Century Spain
Anna Kathryn Kendrick discusses her book, Humanizing Childhood in Early Twentieth-Century Spain, with Josefine Wähler. You can listen here.
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A Progressive Education?
A Progressive Education?
Laura Tisdall and Catherine Sloan discuss Tisdall's book, A Progressive Education? How Childhood Changed in Mid-Twentieth-Century English and Welsh Schools. You can watch here.
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Pioneering Education for Girls across the Globe
Pioneering Education for Girls across the Globe
Jill Sperandio and Kristy Kelly discuss Sperandio's book, Pioneering Education for Girls across the Globe: Advocates and Entrepreneurs, 1742-1910. You can watch here.
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Incorrigibles and Innocents
Incorrigibles and Innocents
Lara Saguisag discusses her book, Incorrigibles and Innocents: Constructing Childhood and Citizenship in Progressive Era Comics, with Marilisa Jiménez García. You can listen here.
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Defining Girlhood in India
Defining Girlhood in India
Ashwini Tambe and Aparna Devare discuss Tambe's book, Defining Girlhood in India: A Transnational Approach to Sexual Maturity Laws. You can listen here.
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Stranger Danger
Stranger Danger
Paul Renfro and Mical Raz discuss Renfro's book, Stranger Danger: Family Values, Childhood, and the American Carceral StateYou can listen here.
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Stalin's Niños
Stalin's Niños
Karl D. Qualls and Julie deGraffenried discuss Qualls' book, Stalin's Niños: Educating Spanish Civil War Refugee Children in the Soviet Union. You can watch here.
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Jewish Childhood in the Roman World
Jewish Childhood in the Roman World
Hagith Sivan and Malin Grahn-Wilder discuss Sivan's book, Jewish Childhood in the Roman World. You can watch, here.
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Abusive Policies
Abusive Policies
Mical Raz and Paul Renfro discuss Raz's book, Abusive Policies: How the American Child Welfare System Lost Its Way. You can listen here.
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Problematizing Law, Rights, and Childhood in Israel/Palestine
Problematizing Law, Rights, and Childhood in Israel/Palestine
Hedi Viterbo and Heidi Morrison discuss Viterbo's new book, Problematizing Law, Rights, and Childhood in Israel/Palestine (Cambridge University Press, 2021). You can listen here.
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No Game for Boys to Play
No Game for Boys to Play
Kathleen Bachynski and Samantha White discuss Bachynski's book, No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis. You can listen here.
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Winning Lebanon
Winning Lebanon
Dylan Baun and Kristine Alexander discuss Baun's book, Winning Lebanon: Youth Politics, Populism, and the Production of Sectarian Violence, 1920-1958. You can listen here.
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