Youth and Childhood

Barbalet, Margaret. Far from a Low Gutter Girl: The Forgotten World of State Wards, South Australia, 1887-1940.  Melbourne; New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Bartlett, Francesca. “Clean, White Girls: Assimilation and Women’s Work.” Hecate 25, no. 1 (1999): 10-38.

Bellanta, Melissa. “The Larrikin Girl.” Journal of Australian Studies 34, no. 4 (2010): 499-512.

Bellear, Lisa. “Aboriginal Child Removal: A Personal Perspective.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 9 (1996): 99-103.

Bosworth, Mary. “Child Welfare and the Law: ‘Dependent’, ‘Neglected’ and ‘Delinquent’ Children in Western Australia, 1907-1990.” In Sexuality and Gender in History: Selected Essays, edited by Penelope Hetherington and Philippa Maddern, 255-65. Pertha: Optima Press, 1993.

Breathnach, Ciara. “Even ‘Wilder Workhouse Girls’: The Problem of Institutionalisation among Irish Immigrants to New Zealand 1874.” The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 39, no. 5 (2011): 771-94.

Crawford, Patricia. “‘Civic Fathers’ and Children: Continuities from Elizabethan England to the Australian Colonies.” History Australia 5, no. 1 (2008): 4.1-4.16.

Dalley, Bronwyn. “From Demi-Mondes to Slaveys: Aspects of the Management of the Te Oranga Reformatory for Delinquent Young Women, 1900-1918.” In Women in History 2 edited by Charlotte Macdonald and Margaret Tennant Barbara Brookes, 148-67. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books, 1992.

Damousi, Joy. “Building ‘healthy happy family units’: Aileen Fitzpatrick and reuniting children separated by the Greek Civil War with their families in Australia, 1949-1954.” The History of the Family 22, no. 4 (2017): 466-484.

Davis, Lynne. “Jessie Street and War-Time Child Care.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 6 (1989): 33-49.

Evans, Caroline and Parry, Naomi. “Vessels of Progressivism? Tasmanian State Girls and Eugenics, 1900-1940.” Australian Historical Studies 32, no. 117 (2001): 322-33.

Featherstone, Lisa. “Sex Educating the Modern Girl: The Formation of New Knowledge in Interwar Australia.” Journal of Australian Studies 34, no. 4 (December 1, 2010): 459–69.

Garrick, Phyllis. “Children of the Poor and Industrial Classes in Western Australia, 1829-1880.” In Childhood and Society in Western Australia, edited by Penelope Hetherington, 13-27. Perth: University of Western Australia Press, 1988.

Hamilton, Madeleine. “‘Delilah Aged 14!’: The Melbourne Truth and the 1950s Teenage Girl.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 13 (2004): 38-50.

Harman, Kristyn. “‘Doing a grand job of war work’: Tasmanian Girl Guides’ Local and National Service During Two World Wars.” Tasmanian Historical Studies 20 (2015): 1-21.

Hill, Richard. “The Call to Order: Families, Responsibility and Juvenile Crime Control.” Journal of Australian Studies 22, no. 59 (January 1, 1998): 101–14.

Hillel, Shurlee Swain & Margot. Child, Nation, Race and Empire: Child Rescue Discourse, England, Canada and Australia, 1850-1915.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010.

Hooton, Joy. Stories of Herself when Young. Autobiographies of Childhood by Australian Women. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Jaggs, Donella. Neglected and Criminal: Foundations of Child Welfare Legislation in Victoria.  Melbourne: Philip Institute of Technology Centre for Youth and Community Studies, 1986.

Johnson, Lesley. “The teenage girl: the social definition of growing up for young Australian women, 1950-1965.” History of Education Review 18, no.1 (1989): 1-12.

Kaladelfos, Amanda. ‘“Call All Male Offenders By Their Right Name”: Masculinity and the Age of Consent’. Melbourne Historical Journal, Special Issue No. 1 (2009): 1-19.

Kaladelfos, Amanda. ‘Murder in Gun Alley: Girls, Grime and Gumshoe History’. Journal of Australian Studies, vol. 34, issue 4 (2010): 471-484.

Kaladelfos, Amanda. ‘The Dark Side of the Family: Paternal Child Homicide in Australia’. Journal of Australian Studies 37, no. 3 (2013): 333-348.

Kociumbas, Jan. Australian Childhood: A History.  St Leonards: Allen & Unwin, 1997.

Krieken, Robert van. Children and the State: Social Control and the Formation of Australian Child Welfare.  North Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1992.

May, J. “Secrets and lies and sex education: gendered memories of childhood’s end in Newcastle, NSW, 1930s-1950s.” Sex Education 6, no.1 (2006): 1-15.

McKinnon, Scott. “Maintaining the school closet: The changing regulation of homosexuality and the contested space of the school in NSW, 1978 to 1984.” Australian Geographer 49, no. 1 (2018): 185-198.

McKinnon, Scott. “How to be a Man: Masculinity in Australian teen culture and American teen movies.”MIA: Media International Australia. 131 (2009): 127–135.

Meyering, Isobelle Barrett. “Liberating Children: The Australian Women’s Liberation Movement and Children’s Rights in the 1970s.” Lilith: A Feminist History Journal, no. 19 (2013): 60-75.

Minton, Kirra. “How to Be a Girl: Consumerism Meets Guidance in the Australian Women’s Weekly’s Teen Segments, 1952–1959.” Journal of Australian Studies 41, no. 1 (January 2, 2017): 3–17.

Musgrove, Nell. “‘Every Time I Think of Baby I Cry’: Dislocation and Survival in Victoria’s Child Welfare System.” Australian Historical Studies 39, no. 2 (2008): 213-28.

Musgrove, Nell. “Abuse of foster children in nineteenth-century Australia: Why did it happen then, and why does it matter now?” History of Education 45, no. 4 (2016): 460-476.

Nelson, Kate and Nelson, Dominica., ed., Sweet Mothers, Sweet Maids: Journeys from Catholic Childhoods, Ringwood, Vic.: Penguin, 1986.

Oppenheimer, Melanie. “The ‘Imperial’ Girl: Lady Helen Munro Ferguson, the Imperial Woman and Her Imperial Childhood.” Journal of Australian Studies 34, no. 4 (December 1, 2010): 513–25.

Parker, Pauline F. The Making of Women: A History of MacRobertson Girls’ High School, North Melbourne, Victoria: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2006.

Parry, Naomi. “‘Such a Longing’: Black and White Children in Welfare in New South Wales and Tasmania, 1880-1940.” PhD thesis, University of New South Wales, 2007.

Robinson, Shirleene. “Race and Reformation: Treatment of Children in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Australia.” In Crime over Time: Temporal Perspectives on Crime and Punishment in Australia, edited by Robyn Lincoln and Shirleene Robinson, 61-81. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2010.

Robinson, Shirleene. “Regulating the Race: Aboriginal Children in Private European Homes in Colonial Australia.” Journal of Australian Studies 37, no. 3 (September 1, 2013): 302–15.

Rodwell, Grant. “Curing the Precocious Masturbator: Eugenics and Australian Early Childhood Education.” Journal of Australian Studies 22, no. 59 (January 1, 1998): 82–92.

Stroja, Jessica. “Settlement of refugee women and children following the Second World War: challenges to the family.” The History of the Family 22, no. 4 (2017): 510-530.

Swain, Shurlee. “’The Supervision of Babies Is Women’s Work and Cannot Be Rightly Done by Men’: Victorian Women’s Organisations and Female Child Welfare Inspectors, 1890-1915.” Victorian Historical Journal 79, no. 2 (2008): 314-27.

Swain, Shurlee. “Confronting cruelty: Writing a history of the detection and treatment of child abuse.” Victorian Historical Journal 71, no. 1 (2000): 7-18.

Tomsic, Mary. “‘Happiness again’: photographing and narrating the arrival of Hungarian child refugees and their families 1956-1957.” The History of the Family 22, no. 4 (2017): 485-509.

Twomey, Christina. The Battle Within: Pows in Postwar Australia.  Sydney: UNSW Press, 2018.

Wimshurst, Kerry. “Age, Prostitution and Punishment in the Late-Nineteenth Century.” Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology 47, no. 1 (2013): 1-21.

Wimshurst, Kerry. “Control and Resistance: Reformatory School Girls in Late Nineteenth Century South Australia.” Journal of Social History 18, no. 2 (1984): 273-87.