The commodification of childhood : the children's clothing industry and the rise of the child consumer / Daniel Thomas Cook.

Author
Cook, Daniel Thomas, 1961- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.
Description
x, 211 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-200) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • A brief history of childhood and motherhood into the twentieth century
  • Merchandising, motherhood, and morality : industry origins and child welfare, 1917-1929
  • Pediocularity : from the child's point of view
  • Reconfiguring girlhood : age grading, size ranges, and aspirational merchandising in the 1930s
  • Baby booms and market booms : teen and subteen girls in the postwar marketplace
  • Concluding thoughts.
ISBN
  • 0822332795 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 082233268X (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2003016060
OCLC
52721180
RCP
N - S
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