Reform and Resistance
Gender, Delinquency, and America's First Juvenile Court
By (author) Anne Meis Knupfer
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Reform and Resistance by Anne Meis Knupfer
Book DescriptionExamining the encounters between the girls and the new arm of the state in Cook County, Illinois, Anne Meis Knupfer illuminates the origin of American notions of gender and delinquency. Combining rigorous research with passionate writing, Reform and Resistance is a good story about bad girls.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415925976
(229mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Educational Work of Women's Organizations, 1890 -1960, Hardback (March 2008)
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Chicago Black Renaissance and Women's Activism, Paperback (March 2006)» View all books by Anne Meis Knupfer
Following on the heels of the Harlem Renaissance, the Chicago Renaissance was a resonant flourishing of African American arts, literature, theatre, music, and intellectualism, from 1930 to 1955. This work demonstrates the complexity of black women's many vital contributions to this unique cultural flowering.
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Author Biography - Anne Meis Knupfer
Anne Meis Knupfer received her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and is a professor of Education at Purdue University. She is the author of Toward a Tendered Humanity and a Nobler Womanhood: African-American Women's Clubs in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago.
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