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Proctor, Tammy M., 1968-
Scouting for girls : a century of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts / Tammy M. Proctor
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HS3353.G35 P76 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Girl Guides -- History
Girl Scouts -- History
Physical Description xxi, 189 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-182) and index
Summary The first global history of Girl Scouting and Guiding that addresses the successes and pitfalls of the 100-year-old organization from its beginning in Great Britain through its international expansion. While much has changed since 1910, the core values of Scouting/Guiding are still recognizable in today's programs, namely the empowerment of girls through adventure, character-building, home skills, outdoor pursuits, and active learning. But has Scouting's very willingness to change with the times undermined its original ideologies and fundamentally changed the movement?
Contents Introduction -- Origins -- War -- Controversies -- War again -- Transformations -- International friendship -- Challenges -- Conclusion

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