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Growing girls : the natural origins of girls' organizations in America /

Susan A. Miller.

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Main Author: Miller, Susan A.
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007.
Series: Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Topics: Girls - United States - History - 20th century. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - General. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Women's Studies. | Pfadfinderin | Girl Scouts of the United States of America - History. | Camp Fire Girls - History.
Regions: United States. | USA.
Genres: Electronic books. | History.
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Main Author: Miller, Susan A., 1961-
Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 270 pages) : illustrations.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-263) and index.
ISBN: 9780813541563 (electronic bk.)
0813541565 (electronic bk.)
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System Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Summary: In the early years of the twentieth century, Americans began to recognize adolescence as a developmental phase distinct from both childhood and adulthood. For boys, competitive sports as well as?primitive? outdoor activities offered by fledging organizations such as the Boy Scouts would enable them to combat the effeminacy of an overly civilized society. But for girls, the remedy wasn?t quite so clear. Surprisingly, the?girl problem??a crisis caused by the transition from a sheltered, family-centered Victorian childhood to modern adolescence where self-control and a strong democratic spirit.
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More Details for: Growing girls : the natural origins of g