Clement, Priscilla Ferguson 1942–

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Clement, Priscilla Ferguson 1942–

PERSONAL: Born January 12, 1942, in Long Beach, CA; married John Clement (in business); children: Andrew, Jennifer, Laura. Education: Stanford University, B.A., 1964; University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 1977.

ADDRESSES: Home—P.O. Box 308, Wallingford, PA 19086. Office—Pennsylvania State University, Delaware County, 25 Yearsley Mill Rd., Media, PA 19063. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Pennsylvania State University, Delaware County, Media, professor of history, 1967–2006.

MEMBER: Phi Beta Kappa.

AWARDS, HONORS: Three Outstanding Teacher awards from Pennsylvania State University, Delaware County, including 1972, 1990.

WRITINGS:

NONFICTION

Welfare and the Poor in the Nineteenth-Century City: Philadelphia, 1800–1854, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (Rutherford, NJ), 1985.

History of Juvenile Delinquency: A Collection of Essays on Crime Committed by Young Offenders, in History and in Selected Countries, Scientia (Aalen, Germany), 1990.

Growing Pains: Children in the Industrial Age, 1850–1890, Twayne Publishers (New York, NY), 1997.

Boyhood in America: An Encyclopedia ("American Family" series), two volumes, ABC-Clio (Santa Barbara, CA), 2001.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A book titled Mama Cat.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

American Historical Review, April, 1986, Raymond A. Mohl, review of Welfare and the Poor in the Nineteenth-Century City: Philadelphia, 1800–1854.

Booklist, March 1, 2002, review of Boyhood in America: An Encyclopedia, p. 1173.

Choice, October, 1997, R.B. Lyman, Jr., review of Growing Pains: Children in the Industrial Age, 1850–1890, p. 353; February, 2002, M.S. Lary, review of Boyhood in America, p. 1031.

Journal of American History, March, 1986, John K. Alexander, review of Welfare and the Poor in the Nineteenth-Century City, p. 947; March, 1988, Kathleen W. Jones, review of Growing Pains, p. 1528.

Journal of Interdisciplinary History, summer, 1987, Stuart M. Blumin, review of Welfare and the Poor in the Nineteenth-Century City, p. 186.

Library Journal, April 1, 2002, review of Boyhood in America, p. 92.

Reference & Research Book News, May, 2002, review of Boyhood in America, p. 118.

Reference Reviews, January, 2002, review of Boyhood in America.

School Library Journal, May, 2002, review of Boyhood in America, p. 94.

Social Service Review, December, 1998, review of Growing Pains, p. 601.

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