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Mapping the margins [electronic resource] : the family and social discipline in Canada, 1700-1975 / edited by Nancy Christie and Michael Gauvreau.

Contributor(s): Gauvreau, Michael, 1956- | Christie, Nancy, 1958-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal, Que. : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 407 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0773526986; 9780773526983; 9780773571853 (electronic bk.); 077357185X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Families -- Canada | Marginality, Social -- Canada -- History | Famille | Marginalit�ae | Electronic books | Famille -- Canada -- Histoire | Marginalit�e -- Canada -- Histoire | Famille | Structure familiale | Marginalit�e sociale | Veuvage | Mariage | Histoire | Canada | Famille -- Canada -- Histoire | Marginaux -- Canada -- Histoire | Familienpolitik | Sozialpolitik | Kanada | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Alternative Family | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Reference | Geschichte 1700-1975Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mapping the margins.DDC classification: 306.85/0971 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Broken families. Gender, family, and mutual assistance in New France: widows, widowers, and orphans in eighteenth-century Quebec / Josette Brun ; A "painful dependence": female begging letters and the familial economy of obligation / Nancy Christie ; Itineraries of marriage and widowhood in nineteenth-century Montreal / Bettina Bradbury ; Marginal by definition? stepchildren in Quebec, 1866-1920/ Peter Gossage -- Bachelors and spinsters. The invention of the margin as an invention of the family: the case of rural Quebec in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Ollivier Hubert ; The peddler's tale: radical religion and family marginality in the journal of Ralph Merry, 1804-1863 / J.I. Little ; "Old maidism itself": spinsterhood in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literary and life-writing texts from maritime Canada / Gwendolyn Davies ; Matthews and Marillas: bachelors and spinsters in Prince Edward Island in 1881 / Michele Stairs -- Institutions and marginality. The lunatic fringe: families, madness, and institutional confinement in Victorian Ontario / James Moran, David Wright, and Mat Savelli ; Orphans in Quebec: on the margins of which family? Denyse Baillargeon ; Nova Scotia and its unmarried mothers, 1945-1975 / Suzanne Morton ; Grizzled old men and lonely widows: constructing the single elderly as a social problem in Canada's welfare state, 1945-1967 / James Struthers ; The family as pathology: psychology, social science and history construct the nuclear family, 1945-1980 / Michael Gauvreau.
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Broken families. Gender, family, and mutual assistance in New France: widows, widowers, and orphans in eighteenth-century Quebec / Josette Brun ; A "painful dependence": female begging letters and the familial economy of obligation / Nancy Christie ; Itineraries of marriage and widowhood in nineteenth-century Montreal / Bettina Bradbury ; Marginal by definition? stepchildren in Quebec, 1866-1920/ Peter Gossage -- Bachelors and spinsters. The invention of the margin as an invention of the family: the case of rural Quebec in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Ollivier Hubert ; The peddler's tale: radical religion and family marginality in the journal of Ralph Merry, 1804-1863 / J.I. Little ; "Old maidism itself": spinsterhood in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literary and life-writing texts from maritime Canada / Gwendolyn Davies ; Matthews and Marillas: bachelors and spinsters in Prince Edward Island in 1881 / Michele Stairs -- Institutions and marginality. The lunatic fringe: families, madness, and institutional confinement in Victorian Ontario / James Moran, David Wright, and Mat Savelli ; Orphans in Quebec: on the margins of which family? Denyse Baillargeon ; Nova Scotia and its unmarried mothers, 1945-1975 / Suzanne Morton ; Grizzled old men and lonely widows: constructing the single elderly as a social problem in Canada's welfare state, 1945-1967 / James Struthers ; The family as pathology: psychology, social science and history construct the nuclear family, 1945-1980 / Michael Gauvreau.

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