Morale chrétienne et « double standard sexuel ». Les filles-mères à l'hôpital de la Miséricorde à Québec, 1874-1972

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  • Marie-Aimée Cliche

Abstract

Based on a variety of sources, including the archives of the Soeurs du Bon-Pasteur, the author examines the circumstances of unwed mothers at the Miséricorde Hospital in Quebec City from 1874 to 1972. The article explains, among other things, the social origins of unwed motherhood, and traces the development of the rehabilitative measures in use at this institution.

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01.05.1991

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