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Toronto's Girl Problem: The Perils and Pleasures of the City, 1880-1930 Hardcover – May 25 1995


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'Its importance lies in the clarity of its thesis: Urbanization, far more than mere population concentration and economic reorganization, is a profound cultural transformation.'

(Elaine S. Abelson)

'Toronto's Girl Problem is a valuable addition to any urban studies bookshelf, as well as an irresistible delight to read.'

(S. Warren)

'The tension Strange delineates between the image of innocent womanhood and fallen womanhood is fascinating for what it really says about the beliefs of the time. What emerges is a society that has difficulty believing in innocence. Innocence and independence are mutually exclusive. Pleasure-seeking and innocence are mutually exclusive.'

(Wendy Mitchinson)

'Carolyn Strange is to be commended for opening up a whole new vista of the history of Canadian women in urban contexts, in a scholarly yet highly readable and enjoyable manner.'

(Katherine M.J. McKenna)

About the Author

Carolyn Strange is a senior fellow in the Research School of Humanities at the Australian National University.

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