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ERIC Number: EJ429303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8762
The Role of Fear: Transitions in American Emotional Standards for Children, 1850-1950.
Stearns, Peter N.; Haggerty, Timothy
American Historical Review, v96 n1 p63-94 Feb 1991
Examines fear as a social construct. Reviews literature and traces changes in the use of fear to control and socialize children in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Collects evidence from manuals directed to middle-class parents, children's fiction, and popular reading materials, written between 1850-1950. Discusses female images portrayed in this literature. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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