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Notes NOTES TO CHAPTER 1 1. Theresa Richardson, Century of the Child (Albany, NY, 1989); Ellen Key, The Century of the Child (New York, 1907); David Macleod, The Age of the Child: Children in America 1891–1990 (New York, 1998). 2. Richard Sennett, Families against the City (Cambridge, MA, 1970); Elaine Tyler May, Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era (New York, 1988). 3. Judith Warner, “Who Knew? The French Got Femininity Right,” Washington Post, Style section, June 3, 2001. NOTES TO CHAPTER 2 1. Children’s Bureau, Infant Care (Washington, 1929), pp. 4–5; D. H. Thom, Child Management (Washington, 1925), pp. 12–15. 2. Philip Greven, The Protestant Temperament (New York, 1977). 3. American Institute of Child Life, Problems of Temper (Philadelphia, 1914), pp. 1–5. 4. Michael Zuckerman, “Dr. Spock: Confidence Man,” in Charles Rosenberg , ed., The Family in History (New York, 1975), pp. 179–207. 5. T. S. Arthur, Mother’s Rule (Philadelphia, 1856), p. 288. 6. John B. Watson, Psychological Care of Infant and Child (New York, 1928), p. 45; see also Mrs. Theodore Birney, Childhood (New York, 1904). 7. Benjamin Spock, The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care (New York, 1946), pp. 196–97. 8. “What to Do When Your Child Is Afraid,” Parents Magazine 2 (Mar. 1927), pp. 25–27. 9. Walter Truslow, Body Poise (Baltimore, 1943), p. 136; G. E. Thomas, “Postural Defects of the Toddler,” The Practitioner 173 (1955), pp. 257–66. 10. Dorothy Brock, “Some Practical Ideas about Posture Training,” 235 American Physical Education Review 29 (1923), pp. 331–35; Ellen Kelly, Teaching Posture and Body Mechanics (New York, 1949), p. 17; Zella van Ornum Glimm, “The Way to Good Posture,” Parents Magazine 6 (Nov. 1931), p. 28. 11. “Another Order of the Bath,” New York Times, August 17, 1927, p. 23. 12. Vincent Vinikas, “Lustrum of the Cleanliness Institute, 1927–32,” Journal of Social History 22 (1989), pp. 613–30, citing materials in the Soap and Detergent Archives, New York; W. W. Peter, P. H. Hallock, and Grace Hallock, Hitchhikers: Patrolling the Traffic from the Mouth and Nose (New York, 1930), pp. 47–50; Grace Hallock, A Tale of Soap and Water: The Historical Progress of Cleanliness , 2nd ed. (New York, 1937). 13. Cited in Thomas Daniel and Frederick Pollins, eds., Polio (Rochester, NY, 1997). 14. Peter, Hallock, and Hallock, Hitchhikers; see also Ernest R. Groves and Gladys Groves, Wholesome Childhoods (Boston, 1931); Norma Cutts and Nicholas Moseley, Better Home Discipline (New York, 1952), pp. 64–67. 15. Charles Nam, Isaac Eberstein, and Larry Deeb, “Sudden Infant Death Syndrome as a Socially Determined Cause of Death,” Social Biology 36 (1989), pp. 1–8; Abraham Bergman, The “Discovery” of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Lessons in the Practice of Political Medicine (New York, 1986). 16. “Children’s Day,” Safety 9 (Oct.–Nov. 1922), p. 218; “The Nation’s Needless Martyrdom,” Literary Digest 75 (Oct. 28, 1922), p. 29. 17. Vivian Weedon, “Mother Is a Teacher, Too,” Home Safety Review (Aug.Sept . 1947), pp. 3, 14–15; Jeanette Townsend, “Parent Wise—Infant Safe,” Home Safety Review (Dec. 1949–Jan. 1950), p. 296. 18. Ida Tarbell, “Who Is to Blame for Child Killing?” Collier’s 70 (Oct. 7, 1922), p. 12; Focus on Children and Youth: A Report of the Council of Parental Organizations on Children and Youth for the 1960 White House Conference on Children and Youth (n.p., 1960), p. 174. 19. G. Stanley Hall, Adolescence, 2 vol. (New York, 1903–4). 20. Christopher Lasch, The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations (New York, 1979). 21. “No Naturally Bad Children,” Literary Digest 56 (Oct. 31, 1925) p. 21 22. John Watson, Care of Infant and Child (New York, 1928), pp. 9–73; Lucy Wood Collier, “The Child, Its Bed and the School,” Sunset Magazine (July 1923), p. 58. 23. Summarized in Washington Post, Style section, August 24, 2001. NOTES TO CHAPTER 3 1. Constance Foster, “Why Boys and Girls Misbehave,” Parents Magazine 28 (1953), p. 57. 236 NOTES TO CHAPTER 2 2. Ruth Benedict, The Chrysanthemum and the Sword (Boston, 1946). 3. Dorothy Canfield Fisher and Sidonie Gruenberg, Our Children (New York, 1932), pp. 119, 177; Carl Renz and Mildred Renz, Big Problems on Little Shoulders (New York, 1934), p. 86. 4. Benjamin Spock, The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care (New York, 1946), pp. 195–96, 438. 5. Fisher and Gruenberg, Our Children, pp. 119, 177. 6. Renz and...


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