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Index From the Politics of Childhood in Cold War America

Index From the Politics of Childhood in Cold War America

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Index From The Politics of Childhood in Cold War America, published by Pickering & Chatto
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INDEX
abortion, 117, 127–8academic achievementadolescents’ lack o interest in, 25–6,27–8, 45–6and lack o popularity, 118A. C. Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab, 79acne, 115
 Act Your Age
, 108Adler, Mortimer J., 30adoption, 127
 Adventures o Ozzie and Harriet,
 
Te
, 114Arican Americans, 3, 27, 37, 65, 66, 67,69–70, 72–3, 74–6, 158and dating, 119–20in educational lms, 12, 57efect o middle-class values on, 11–12and juvenile delinquency, 136, 145romance magazines or, 113unwed mothers, 126–7Agent Zero M toys, 87aggressive behaviour, 103, 108, 135–6, 141,149–52sexual aggression, 116, 117, 150–1alcohol, 37, 38, 135American Association or the Advancemento Science (AAAS), 53American Basic Science Club AtomicEnergy Lab Kit, 79American Civil War
 see
Civil WarAmerican ag, 141
 American Girl, An
, 67–8American Girl Reservers, 89American Heritage Foundation, 96
 American Heritage
magazine, 91American Indians, 27, 67, 71–2, 86, 158American Legion, 1, 90
 American Mercury
, 62American Nautical Cadets, 89American Revolution, 2, 142 participation o children in, 4–5American superiority, 56, 57
 see also
economic prosperity 
 America’s Distribution o Wealth
, 58, 59Anti-Semitism, 67–9appearance, 21–2, 38, 105, 114–16, 119, 130
 Are You Popular? 
, 21‘Are You Ready or Service?’ lm series, 99Armed Forces Day, 89
 Ask Me, Don’t ell Me
, 136assault, 135–6by girls, 141, 149–52
 Atomic Alert (Elementary Version)
, 84atomic bomb, 4, 27, 62and education, 52, 53and play, 79
 see also
nuclear warAtomic Bomb game, 78Atomic Bunny, 80atomic energy, 53, 96and sexuality, 116Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), 53
 Atomic Knights
, 80Atomic Mouse, 80Atomic Rabbit, 80atomic weapons
 see
nuclear weaponsautomobiles, 21, 39, 120–1, 136and American reedom, 28ownership as proo o US superiority, 59bad behaviour
 see
misbehaviourBakwin, Dr Harry, 36Barbie doll, 113Barbie’s Dream House, 111
 
188
Te Politics o Childhood in Cold War America
Bates, Daisy, 75Batman, 132Beaser, Herbert, 141beauty 
 see
appearanceBell, Bernard Iddings, 50Bell Products Atomic Geiger Counter, 79
 Benefts o Looking Ahead,
 
Te
, 107–8Bestor, Arthur E., 50Betsy Wetsy, 111bicycle, 59birth control
 see
contraception
 Blood o Dracula
, 116B’nai Brith, 68board games, 78, 80, 83, 113bomb shelters, 81–5books, 113
 Boys Beware
, 133boys clubs, 144–5Boy Scouts, 89, 99
 Boy with a Knie
, 145, 147bras, 115breasts, 115Bronenbrenner, Urie, 35
wo Worlds o Childhood: US and USSR
,35, 56–7
 Brown v. Board o Education
, 73–4Brown, Minnie Ray, 75
 Build Your Vocabulary
, 109
 Bully,
 
Te
, 136, 144, 146–7camping, 98capitalism, 56, 59, 60cars
 see
automobilesCatechetical Guild Society o St Paul, 85Catholic Church, 75, 89Catton, Bruce, 91Central High School, 74–5
Chance to Play, A 
, 136chaperones, 38Cheerios, 103chewing gum, 33Chicago Crime Prevention Bureau, 140child care advice books, 18child care acilitieslack o in United States, 34in Soviet Union, 34child-rearing methodsand juvenile delinquency, 36, 139–40,144, 145–8, 148–9natural, 28, 29 permissive, 29, 36, 37 pre-WWII, 18–19, 26Soviet, 31–2, 33Children’s Crusade Against Communismtrading cards, 87
cholos
, 121chores, 104–6Christianity and capitalism, 60and democracy, 94and segregation, 73–4Christmas, 33–4, 84, 85, 88, 94–5church activities or adolescents, 119
Cindy Goes to a Party
, 130civil deence, 81–4civil rights movement, 37, 73–4, 158and communism, 73–4Civil War, 3, 5–6, 91–2, 142reconciliation between North and South,91–2class mobility, 70–1and dating, 121classroom design, 46clothing, 92, 103, 110, 115, 119, 121, 149Coblenz, William A., 96codes o conduct or teenagers, 37–8Coleman, James S., 46collective child rearing, 32, 35colleges, 21comic books, 80, 83, 85, 110, 113, 132communismand the civil rights movement, 73–5ears o, 32–3, 94inuence in US schools, 62, 63–4and juvenile delinquency, 140nature o, 29
Communism
(lm), 61Communist Party, 1, 85, 89and Arican Americans, 73and Christmas, 85, 88communist propaganda, 65in US schools, 62, 63–4Communist Youth League
 see
Young Com-munists League
 
 
 Index 
189condoms, 126conduct codes
 see
codes o conduct orteenagersconormity to the groupAmerican adults, 38American children, 19–20, 25–6, 27–8,29–30, 27and dating, 120and educational mediocrity, 27–8, 44–5and totalitarianism, 28consumption, 19, 20Soviet children, 28, 30, 35, 61consumptionand dating, 118, 120–2lessons on, 49–50and the other-directed society, 19
Continental, Te
, 114contraception, 36
Copper Romance
, 113, 119–20cooking, 48, 104, 105coonskin caps, 86corporations, 102, 106–7, 137–8cosmetics, 110, 115Crockett, Davy, 86curews, 31, 38, 143, 148
 Dagwood Splits the Atom
, 80dances, 22, 23, 119dancing, 49, 50, 122, 136
 Date with Your Family, A 
, 105dating and Arican Americans, 119–20and appearance, 114–15and Catholics, 119and consumption, 118, 120–2dating advice, 38, 110, 113, 118–19girls’ role in, 118lessons given in school, 49 parents’ role in, 122and permissive child-rearing methods,30–1and play, 113 preparation o children or, 117–18and prestige, 114and social status, 120, 121–2Davis, Sid, 133
 Davy Crockett 
, 86
 Day o Tanksgiving, A 
, 93–4Dean, James, 147decorating, 105–6, 111, 112
 Delinquent Daughters
, 150, 152, 154democracy and Christianity, 94and decision making, 47–8and home economics, 112inuence on teaching methods, 47lessons on, 47, 56, 57as a natural phenomenon, 28–9and Tanksgiving, 93
 Despotism
, 61détente, 156
 Developing Sel-Reliance
, 104, 107, 108–9Deutsch, Helene, 128Dewey, John, 48
 Diary o Anne Frank, Te
, 67Dirksen, Everett, 129discipline,and peer group, 26–7discrimination, 65, 68–70, 72, 75Disneyland, 156
 Disneyland 
(television series), 86dog tags, 82dollhouses, 111dolls, 111
 see also
Barbie dollDow, ony, 114dra, 98dress
 see
clothing drinking 
 see
alcoholdriving lessons, 50drug use by youth, 11, 37, 140
 Duck and Cover 
, 81–2, 84Dulles, John Foster, 80Easy-Bake oven, 111Eby, Kermit, 98economic prosperity, 58–9, 93efect on education, 50inuence on democracy, 28Eisenhower, Dwight D., 58, 74Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 109emotional control, 108, 118emotional immaturity, 108English classes, 49, 50English literature, 55entertaining at home, 30–1, 37, 38, 119, 122
 Essay on Sel-Reliance
, 109

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