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Child labor : an American history

Author: Hugh D Hindman
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2002.
Series: Issues in work and human resources.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite its decline throughout the advanced industrial nations, child labor remains one of the major social, political, and economic concerns of modern times. This book considers the issue in three parts. The first section discusses child labor as a social and economic problem in America from an historical and theoretical perspective. The second part presents child labor as National Child Labor Committee  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hindman, Hugh D.
Child labor.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2002
(DLC) 2002066517
(OCoLC)49611062
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh D Hindman
ISBN: 0765613867 9780765613868 9781315290836 1315290839
OCLC Number: 52888001
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 431 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction : child labor as a social and economic problem --
Industrialization of child labor --
Child labor reform : the change after the change --
Children in the coal mines --
Light manufacturing : children in the glasshouses --
Cotton textiles : Herod of industries --
Tenement homework : birthplace of the sweatshop --
Street trades --
Agriculture and food processing --
America and child labor today --
Global child labor : past as prologue.
Series Title: Issues in work and human resources.
Responsibility: Hugh D. Hindman.

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