Pricing the Priceless Child

The emergence of this economically "worthless" but emotionally "priceless" child
has created an essential condition of contemporary childhood. For in strict
economic terms, children today are worthless to their parents. They are also
expensive ...

Pricing the Priceless Child

Pricing the Priceless Child

This study traces the emergence of changing attitudes about the child, at once economically "useless" and emotionally "priceless", from the late 1800s to the 1930s. It describes how turn-of-the-century America discovered new, sentimental ways to determine a child's monetary worth.

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Pricing the Priceless Child
Language: en
Pages: 277
Authors: Viviana A. Zelizer
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-08-28 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

This study traces the emergence of changing attitudes about the child, at once economically "useless" and emotionally "priceless", from the late 1800s to the 1930s. It describes how turn-of-the-century America discovered new, sentimental ways to determine a child's monetary worth.
Priceless
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Bradley Trevor Greive, Mitsuaki Iwago
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-11-02 - Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

Striking photographs and an inspirational narrative highlight species of animals that are threatened by extinction, offering a dramatic call to action to preserve the environment, biodiversity, and the creatures that make Earth their home.
Priceless Markets
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

This pathbreaking book shows how credit markets functioned in Paris, through the agency of notaries, during a critical period of French history. Its authors challenge the usual assumption that organized financial markets—and hence the opportunity for economic growth—did not emerge outside of England and the Netherlands until the nineteenth century.
Priceless
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Robert K. Wittman, John Shiffman
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-01 - Publisher: Broadway Books

The Wall Street Journal called him “a living legend.” The London Times dubbed him “the most famous art detective in the world.” In Priceless, Robert K. Wittman, the founder of the FBI’s Art Crime Team, pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career for the first time, offering a real-life
America's Priceless Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 18
Authors: Robert K. Wittman, John Shiffman
Categories: Cultural property
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher:

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