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Pricing the Priceless Child:
The Changing Social Value of Children
Viviana A. Zelizer
With a new preface by the author

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface (1994)
Acknowledgments
Introduction3
1From Mobs to Memorials: The Sacralization of Child Life22
2From Useful to Useless: Moral Conflict Over Child Labor56
3From Child Labor to Child Work: Redefining the Economic World of Children73
4From a Proper Burial to a Proper Education: The Case of Children's Insurance113
5From Wrongful Death to Wrongful Birth: The Changing Legal Evaluation of Children138
6From Baby Farms to Black-Market Babies: The Changing Market for Children169
7From Useful to Useless and Back to Useful? Emerging Patterns in the Valuation of Children208
Notes229
Index267

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