Growing up America youth and politics since 1945 /

"Growing Up America brings together new scholarship that considers the role of children and teenagers in shaping American political life during the decades following the Second World War. Growing Up America places young people-and their representations-at the center of key political trends, ill...

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Other Authors: Berghel, Susan Eckelmann,, Fieldston, Sara, 1983-, Renfro, Paul M., 1987-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Physical Description: 275 pages ; 23 cm.
Table of Contents:
  • The junior Marshall Plan : children, world friendship, and internationalism after World War II / Sara Fieldston
  • Friends of the free world : The Boy Scouts and the juvenilization of America's Cold War Empire / Mischa Honeck
  • Science fairs as national security : adolescent culture in postwar America, 1950-1965 / Sarah Scripps
  • Training Teenagers : Social Acceptance and Consensus Building in Postwar America / Molly Jessup
  • Gender, civic fitness, and disability in post-World War II American youth organizations / Jennifer Helgren
  • "Remove our troops from Veit Nom and listen" : youth diplomacy and Johnson's Vietnam War / Susan Eckelmann Berghel
  • A "force for change" : youth activists and the Asian American movement / Andrea Kwon
  • Dictating their own future : indigenous student activists, cultural relevancy, and shaping the education of future generations / Paul Mckenzie-Jones
  • "The white[s] say they are American, but they are not" : subversive pamphlets mailed by American children and teens to the White House, 1972-1984 / Cara Elliott
  • Engineering girls : the evolution of advocacy for young women's STEM education / Amy Sue Bix
  • "Say you love Satan" : teens and popular occulture in 1980s America / Kyle Riismandel
  • Accessing equality : high school students, the First Amendment, and the Equal Access Act of 1984 / Jenny Diamond Cheng
  • Milk carton kids : endangered childhood and the carceral state / Paul M. Renfro.