Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth (JHCY) – v. 9, n. 2 (2016)

Table of Contents


Introduction. James Marten

Guest Editors’ Introduction. Sarah-Anne Buckley, Marnie Hay, Ríona Nic Congáil

Object Lesson

“A work of National Importance”: Child–Adult Dynamics in Bailiúchán Na Scol/The Schools’ Collection, 1937–1939. Caoimhe Nic Lochlainn


Placeless Dead?: Finding Evidence for Children in the Irish Landscape. Emer Dennehy

“This iniquitous traffic”: The Kidnapping of Children for the American Colonies in Eighteenth-Century Ireland. James Kelly

Childhood and the Early Irish Novel. Anne Markey

Schooling the National Orphans: The Education of the Children of the Easter Rising Leaders. Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid

“For whose benefit these burdens must be taken”: Children, Employment, and Training in Northern Ireland, 1921–1939. Georgina Laragy

Immigrants, Aliens, Evacuees: Exploring the History of Irish Children in Britain during the Second World War. Jennifer Redmond

Constructing the Child in Need of State Protection: Continuity and Change in Irish Political Discourse, 1922–1991. Karen Smith

Book Reviews

Children and Asceticism in Late Antiquity: Continuity, Family Dynamics and the Rise of Christianity by Ville Vuolanto (review). R. Bradley

Imperial Childhoods and Christian Mission: Education and Emotions in South India and Denmark by Karen Vallgårda (review). Satadru Sen

Intimate Reconstructions: Children in Postemancipation Virginia by Catherine A. Jones (review). Amy Morsman

Care and Conflict: The Story of the Jewish Orphanage at Norwood by Lawrence Cohen (review). Susan Tananbaum

Schooling Jim Crow: The Fight for Atlanta’s Booker T. Washington High School and the Roots of Black Protest Politics by Jr. Jay Winston Driskell (review). Jennifer Ritterhouse

From the Dance Hall to Facebook: Teen Girls, Mass Media, and Moral Panic in the United States, 1905–2010 by Shayla Thiel-Stern (review). Cheryl Williams

The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America by John F. Kasson, and: Shirley Temple and the Performance of Girlhood by Kristen Hatch (review). Barbara Bennett Peterson

Seen and Heard in Mexico: Children and Revolutionary Nationalism by Elena Jackson Albarrán (review). Stephen E. Lewis

Pétain’s Jewish Children: French Jewish Youth & the Vichy Regime, 1940–1942 by Daniel Lee (review). Sarah Fishman

Raising the World: Child Welfare in the American Century by Sara Fieldston (review). Barbara Beatty

Jean Paton and the Struggle to Reform American Adoption by E. Wayne Carp (review). Daniel Rivers

A Generation Removed: The Fostering and Adoption of Indigenous Children in the Postwar World by Margaret D. Jacobs (review). Catherine E. Rymph

Crescent City Girls: The Lives of Young Black Women in Segregated New Orleans by LaKisha Michelle Simmons (review). Marcia Chatelain

South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration by Marcia Chatelain (review). Krystal D. Frazier

Youth and Rock in the Soviet Bloc: Youth Cultures, Music, and the State in Russia and Eastern Europe ed. by William Jay Risch (review). Phillip C. Naylor

From Playgrounds to PlayStation: The Interaction of Technology and Play by Carroll Pursell (review). Gary Cross

Transnational Histories of Youth in the Twentieth Century ed. by Richard Ivan Jobs and David F. Pomfret (review). Mischa Honeck

Age in America: The Colonial Era to the Present ed. by Corinne T. Field and Nicholas L. Syrett (review). Steven Mintz

Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth (JHCY) – v. 9, n. 2 (2016)