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New Homes for Old

Author: Sophonisba P Breckinridge
Publisher: Milton : Routledge, 2018.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P.
New Homes for Old.
Milton : Routledge, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sophonisba P Breckinridge
ISBN: 9781351308748 1351308742
OCLC Number: 1032708678
Description: 1 online resource (438 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Illustrations; Introduction to the Transaction Edition; Introduction to the Original Edition; I. Finding the New Home; The First Adjustments; Homes Studied; Dissolving Barriers; II. Family Relationships; Separated Families; Keeping Boarders; The Man Without a Family; The Single Woman; The Migrant Family; From Farming to Industry; The Wage-earning Mother; Changed Duties of a Mother; Paternal Authority Passing; III. The Care of the House; New Housekeeping Conditions; Demands of American Cookery. Water Supply EssentialOvercrowding Hampers the Housewife; Women Work Outside the Home; Housing Improvement; Government Building Loans; Instruction in Sanitation; IV. Problems of Saving; Present and Future Needs; Unfamiliarity with Money; Irregularity of Income; Reserves for Misfortunes; The Cost of Weddings; Christenings and Fete Days; Buying Property; Building and Loan Associations; Postal Savings Banks; Account Keeping; V. The Neglected Art of Spending; The Company Store; Shopping Habits; Modification of Diets; Furniture on the Installment Plan; New Fashions and Old Clothes; Training Needed. Co-operation in SpendingVI. The Care of the Children; The Unpreparedness of the Immigrant Mother; Breakdown of Parental Authority; Learning to Play; Parents and Education; Following School Progress; The Revolt of Older Children; Relations of Boys and Girls; The Juvenile Court; VII. Immigrant Organizations and Family Problems; Safety in Racial Affiliations; Local Benefit Societies; National Croatian Organizations; Care of Croatian Orphans; Organizations of Poles; Polish Women's Work; Lithuanian Woman's Alliance; Ukrainian Beginnings; Italian Women Unorganized; Growth of National Organizations. VIII. Agencies of AdjustmentImmigrant's Protective League; A National Reception Committee; The Public School; The Home Teacher; Settlement Classes; Co-operation of Agencies; International Institutes; Training for Service; Home Economics Work; Government Grants in England; The Lesson for the United States; Mothers' Assistants; Recreational Agencies; IX. Family Case Work; The Language Difficulty; Standards of Living; Visiting Housekeepers; Knowledge of Backgrounds; Training Facilities Needed; The Transient Family; Need for National Agency; Appendix; Principal Racial Organizations; Czech; Danish. DutchFinnish; German; Hungarian; Italian; Jewish; Jugoslav; Lithuanian; Polish; Russian; Slovak; Swedish; Ukrainian; Menus of Foreign Born; Bohemian; Croatian; Italian; Slovenian; Index.
Responsibility: Sophonisba P. Brecknridge ; with a new introduction by Steven J. Diner.

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