Rural Unwed Mothers : An American Experience, 1870-1950 book cover
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Rural Unwed Mothers
An American Experience, 1870-1950

ISBN 9781138665071
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
242 Pages

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Book Description

Drawing extensively from agency records, newspaper accounts, sociological studies and court documents, Hough explores the experiences of rural white unwed mothers in Maine and Tennessee.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 Rural Communities and Regional Differences: Maine and Tennessee; Chapter 2 Tennessee: Maintaining Hierarchies of Race and Class; Chapter 3 Maine: Preserving Resources: Hard Work and Responsibility; Chapter 4 Professional Standards in Tennessee: Only Perfect Children Will Do; Chapter 5 Professional Standards in Maine: Relying on Strangers; conclusion Conclusion;

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Mazie Hough