Library COVID-19 Dashboard

Library COVID-19 Dashboard
Learn more about updates to library services

The challenge of constantly changing times : from Home Economics to Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, 1903-2003

  • 2003
Madison, Wisconsin: Parallel Press, University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries
  • Also issued online by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries as part of: Home economics to human ecology, a centennial history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Available Contents

  1. [Cover] The challenge of constantly changing times: from home economics to human ecology at the University of Wisconsin--Madison 1903-2003
  2. [Half-title] The challenge of constantly changing times
  3. [Title page] The challenge of constantly changing times: from home economics to human ecology at the University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1903-2003
  4. Table of contents
  5. [Contents] List of illustrations
  6. [Foreword]
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. [Introduction]
  9. [Part 1: Domestic science to human ecology]
  10. Chapter 1: The beginning, 1903-1908: "the final test of the teaching of home economics is freedom"
  11. [Chapter 2: The expansion of home economics, 1909-1939: "the greatest need of America today is a wisely educated womanhood"]
  12. [Chapter 3: Consolidation, 1939-1961: "personal and family life have been greatly enhanced by the knowledge and skills... acquired at the U. W."]
  13. [Chapter 4: Turbulence, 1961-1985: "the school is literally attacking societal problems that focus on family life with a definite objective of making the world better"]
  14. [Chapter 5: Toward the second century, 1985-present: "home ec is no longer dominated by 'cooking and sewing.']
  15. [Part 2: Case studies]
  16. [Chapter 6: Changing curriculum and the practice cottage]
  17. [Chapter 7: Student organizations within home economics]
  18. [Chapter 8: Helen Tracy Parsons (1886-1977): a passion for science and learning]
  19. [Chapter 9: The legacy of Helen Louise Allen]
  20. Appendix A: Chronology of administrators
  21. [Appendix B: Chronology of majors]
  22. [Appendix C: Department/program descriptions]
  23. [Appendix D: timeline for the history of the School of Human Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison]
  24. Resources
  25. Index
  26. [Cover]