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Title Women on their own : interdisciplinary perspectives on being single / edited by Rudolph M. Bell and Virginia Yans.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2008.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ800.2 .W66 2008    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ800.2 .W66 2008    AVAILABLE  
Subject Single women -- Social conditions.
Single women -- Conduct of life.
Single women -- Psychology.
Single women -- Case studies.
Alt Name Bell, Rudolph M.
Yans-McLaughlin, Virginia, 1943-
Description vi, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Rudolph M. Bell and Virginia Yans -- Single women in Ireland / Anne Byrne -- Virgin mothers: single women negotiate the doctrine of motherhood in Victorian and Edwardian Britain / Eileen Janes Yeo -- Social and emotional well-being of single women in contemporary America / Deborah Carr -- Widows at the Hastings: gender, citizenship, and the Montreal by-election of 1832 / Bettina Bradbury -- Business widows in nineteenth-century Albany, New York, 1813-1885 / Susan Ingalls Lewis -- "His absent presence": the widowhood of Mrs. Russell Sage / Ruth Crocker -- "Great was the benefit of his death": the political uses of Maria Weston Chapman's widowhood / Lee V. Chambers -- The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Confederate widows, and the lost cause: "we must not forget or neglect the widows" / Jennifer L. Gross -- Modernity's miss-fits: blind girls and marriage in France and America, 1820-1920 / Catherine Kudlick -- The times that tried only men's souls: women, work, and public policy in the Great Depression / Elaine S. Abelson -- Globablization, inequality, and the growth of female-headed households in the Caribbean / Helen I. Safa.
ISBN 9780813542102 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813542103 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813542119 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813542111 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 85813991
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Rudolph M. Bell, Virginia Yans1
1Single Women in Ireland / Anne Byrne16
2Virgin Mothers: Single Women Negotiate the Doctrine of Motherhood in Victorian and Edwardian Britain / Eileen Janes Yeo40
3Social and Emotional Well-Being of Single Women in Contemporary America / Deborah Carr58
4Widows at the Hustings: Gender, Citizenship, and the Montreal By-Election of 1832 / Bettina Bradbury82
5Business Widows in Nineteenth-Century Albany, New York, 1813-1885 / Susan Ingalls Lewis115
6"His Absent Presence": The Widowhood of Mrs. Russell Sage / Ruth Crocker140
7"Great Was the Benefit of His Death ": The Political Uses of Maria Weston Chapman's Widowhood / Lee V. Chambers157
8The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Confederate Widows, and the Lost Cause: "We Must Not Forget or Neglect the Widows" / Jennifer L. Gross180
9Modernity's Miss-Fits: Blind Girls and Marriage in France and America, 1820-1920 / Catherine Kudlick201
10The Times That Tried Only Men's Souls: Women, Work, and Public Policy in the Great Depression / Elaine S. Abelson219
11Globalization, Inequality, and the Growth of Female-Headed Households in the Caribbean / Helen I. Safa239
 Notes on Contributors255
 Index259


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