The moral project of childhood : motherhood, material life, and early children's consumer culture / Daniel Thomas Cook.

Author
Cook, Daniel Thomas, 1961- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : New York University Press, [2020]
Description
x, 217 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Summary note
""The Moral Project of Childhood" explores the topics of motherhood and early children's consumer culture"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-208) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • A moral architecture: Protestant salvation and the mother-child nexus
  • Productive materialities: making bourgeois childhoods through taste
  • From discipline to reward: reworking children's transgressions
  • Simplicity, money, and property: moralities, materialities, and the didactic imperative
  • Think and feel like a child: pleasure, subjectivity, and authority in early children's consumer culture
  • Conclusion: Legacies of value.
ISBN
  • 9781479810260 ((paperback))
  • 1479810266
  • 9781479899203 ((cloth))
  • 1479899208
LCCN
2019004713
OCLC
1091844879
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