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Chudacoff, Howard P.

Works: 23 works in 102 publications in 3 languages and 6,297 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Software  Study guides  Census data 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E178.1, 973
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Children at play : an American history by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,456 libraries worldwide
If you believe the experts, "child's play" is serious business. But what do we know about how children actually play, especially American children of the last two centuries? In this book, Howard Chudacoff presents a history of children's play in the United States and ponders what it tells us about ourselves. Through expert investigation in primary sources-including dozens of children's diaries, hundreds of autobiographical recollections of adults, and a wealth of child-rearing manuals--along with wide-ranging reading of the work of educators, journalists, market researchers, and scholars--Chudacoff digs into the "underground" of play. He contrasts the activities that genuinely occupied children's time with what adults thought children should be doing. Filled with intriguing stories and revelatory insights, Children at Play provides a chronological history of play in the U.S. from the point of view of children themselves. Focusing on youngsters between the ages of about six and twelve, this is history "from the bottom up." It highlights the transformations of play that have occurred over the last 200 years, paying attention not only to the activities of the cultural elite but to those of working-class men and women, to slaves, and to Native Americans. In addition, the author considers the findings, observations, and theories of numerous social scientists along with those of fellow historians. Chudacoff concludes that children's ability to play independently has attenuated over time and that in our modern era this diminution has frequently had unfortunate consequences. By examining the activities of young people whom marketers today call "tweens," he provides fresh historical depth to current discussions about topics like childhood obesity, delinquency, learning disability, and the many ways that children spend their time when adults aren't looking. -- From publisher description
The age of the bachelor : creating an American subculture by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Howard Chudacoff describes a special and fascinating world: the urban bachelor life that took shape in the late nineteenth century, when a significant population of single men migrated to American cities. Rejecting the restraints and dependence of the nineteenth-century family, bachelors found sustenance and camaraderie in the boarding houses, saloons, pool halls, cafes, clubs, and other institutions that arose in response to their increasing numbers. Richly illustrated, anecdotal, and including a unique analysis of The National Police Gazette (the most outrageous and popular men's publication of the late-nineteenth and the early-twentieth century), this book is the first to describe a complex subculture that continues to affect the larger meanings of manhood and manliness in American society. The book contributes to gender history, family history, urban history, and the study of consumer culture and will appeal to anyone curious about American history and anxious to acquire a new view of a sometimes forgotten but still influential aspect of our national past
How old are you? : age consciousness in American culture by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 779 libraries worldwide
Most Americans take it for granted that a thirteen-year-old in the fifth grade is "behind schedule," that "teenagers who marry "too early" are in for trouble, and that a seventy-five-year-old will be pleased at being told, "You look young for your age." Did an awareness of age always dominate American life? Howard Chudacoff reveals that our intense age consciousness has developed only gradually since the late nineteenth century. In so doing, he explores a wide range of topics, including demographic change, the development of pediatrics and psychological testing, and popular music from the early 1800s until now
Mobile Americans; residential and social mobility in Omaha, 1880-1920 by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Major problems in American urban history : documents and essays ( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Changing the playbook : how power, profit, and politics transformed college sports by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
"One of the great attractions of American sports is the speed with which they move. Another is that every championship season will hold their banners and trophies in places of honor. And still another is that every bad season comes to an end and hope springs eternal that next year will be splendid. Amid all the swiftly changing seasons of sports, and amid the moments that are remembered, even savored, there have been events and decisions that have proved to be turning points. Focusing on the period after 1950, Howard Chudacoff identifies seven such turning points. They are: (1)The emerging role of the NCAA in organizing sports, establishing rules, and enforcing them; (2)The integration of colleges and universities; (3)Contracts offered for college football for the new technology, TV; (4)The Supreme Court decision of 1984 that settled who could control TV revenue; (5)The passage of Title IX in 1972, requiring colleges and universities to expand women's varsity athletics; (6)The widespread scandals involving cheating in games, eligibility, and recruitment; and (7)Payment to players. Chudacoff provides the histories of each, all of which were controversial. Some still are"--
Comparative Cities Teaching Package by R. Burr Litchfield( file )
11 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Comparative Cities is a teaching package designed to introduce students to analysis of manuscript schedules of the nineteenth century census for social, urban, family, and demographic history. The files are designed for use with SPSS. It was initially developed at Brown University with assistance of a project grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The file is organized to illustrate contrasts among cities at different stages of industrialization and the demographic transition in Europe and America: Pisa, Italy (1841), Amiens, France (1851), Stockport, England (1841 and 1851), and Providence, R.I. (1850, 1865, and 1880). The rural district around Pisa and part of Providence County are also included. There are approximately 1400 cases with information for individuals in each of eleven subfiles. These are random samples from the original 1:10 house samples for the four places made to permit flexible and economical student use. Summaries imbedded in the file permit analysis at the individual, household, or nuclear unit level. There are 142 variables for each individual. The package also contains a coursebook with explanation of each variable, a dictionary with occupational titles that appear in the censuses, course syllabus, and other instructions for use. The files are being used in the separate ongoing research of the two principal investigators and should be used for instructional purposes only. This teaching package can be supplied as two card-image data files, two files of SPSS instruction cards, and associated printed documentation. The package has also been updated with several files designed to be used with microcomputers. Included in the updated materials are four text files (Contents of Tape, Coursebook, Explanatory Materials, and Dictionary of Occupational Titles and Codes), a file of SPSSx data definition statements for use with PC-SPSSx, and a file of data definition statements for use with the Consortium's ABC statistical analysis package. Nine separate sub-files, each derived from the original census data and designed for analysis on micro-computers which are equipped with PC-SPSSx or ABC, are also provided. Finally, the package includes two mainframe SPSSx ''Export'' files which contain all of the data collected for each city. While these latter files duplicate the SPSS files contained in the earlier Comparative Cities package, they have been modified for use with SPSSx. The original Comparative Cities Teaching Package files can still be supplied as well. These files are oriented towards use of SPSS Version 9 on mainframe computers
A people and a nation : a history of the United States by Mary Beth Norton( Book )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
This textbook history of the United States beginning in 1492 is a shortened version of the 1982 edition
The gold coast and the slum : a sociological study of Chicago's Near North Side by Harvey Warren Zorbaugh( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1983 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Men in motion residential mobility in Omaha, Nebraska, 1880-1920 by Howard P Chudacoff( Archival Material )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
New branches on the tree : household structure in early stages of the family cycle in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1760-1880 by Howard P Chudacoff( Article )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Nenrei ishiki no shakaigaku by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in Japanese and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A Evolução da sociedade de urbana by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in Portuguese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Mobile Americans by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
A new look at ethnic neighborhoods : residential dispersion and the concept of visibility in a medium-sized city by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The evolution of American urban society by Howard P Chudacoff( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In this [text, the authors] pay particular attention to issues of race, ethnicity, gender, the built environment, regional differentials, and emerging cultural forms such as rock and rap music. New material has been added on the environmental impact of cities and suburbs and on the new racial and ethnic mix produced by the most recent immigration trends. In addition, the final chapter has been expanded to take into account issues relating to the presidential administration of George W. Bush and to the consequences of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.-Back cover
Worcester census sample: 1860 and 1880 by Howard P Chudacoff( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Domestic and occupational status, age, place of origin, etc., of each person in a percentage sample of each census of Worcester, Mass
The life course of women : age and age consciousness, 1865-1915 by Howard P Chudacoff( Article )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The new immigration history by Howard P Chudacoff( Article )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The evolution of American urban society by Howard Peter Chudacoff( file )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
In over three centuries of growth and change, American cities have exerted forces that have been both centrifugal--pulling people, resources, and interest toward them--and centripetal--sending out goods, services, and ideas. The story of how these forces evolved over time encompasses almost every aspect of American history. Always cognizant of change over time, this book explores the ways that urban development influenced people's lives and on the ways people shaped the urban environment. A city is simultaneously a social, economic, and political entity, and Howard P. Chudacoff and Judith E. Smith have taken care to examine each of these dimensions of urban life. Their focus is on urban society: its institutions, its activities, and, especially, its people
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Alternative Names
チュダコフ, ハワード・P.
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