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AnyuanMining China's Revolutionary Tradition

Anyuan: Mining China's Revolutionary Tradition

Elizabeth J. Perry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271890
eISBN:
9780520954038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271890.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

How do we explain the surprising trajectory of the Chinese Communist revolution? Why has it taken such a different route from its Russian prototype? An answer, Elizabeth Perry suggests, lies in the ... More

Backlash against Welfare MothersPast and Present

Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present

Ellen Reese

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244610
eISBN:
9780520938717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244610.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late 1940s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the ... More

Beyond MonogamyPolyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Mimi Schippers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book brings together empirical work on polyamory on the one hand and feminist, queer, and critical race theory on the other fill a theoretical gap in understanding the role of monogamy in ... More

Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Margret Fine-Davis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The last several decades have witnessed major changes in gender roles and family patterns, as well as a falling birth rate in Ireland and the rest of Europe. This book presents the results of the ... More

Children of the 21st centuryFrom birth to nine months

Children of the 21st century: From birth to nine months

Shirley Dex and Heather Joshi (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346889
eISBN:
9781447301783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346889.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book documents the early lives of almost 19,000 children born in the UK at the start of the 21st century, and their families. It is the first time that analysis of data from the hugely important ... More

Children of the 21st century (Volume 2)The first five years

Children of the 21st century (Volume 2): The first five years

Kirstine Hansen, Heather Joshi, and Shirley Dex (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424761
eISBN:
9781447301790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424761.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book documents the first five years of life of the children of the influential Millennium Cohort Study, which is tracking almost 19,000 babies born in 2000 and 2001 in England, Scotland, Wales, ... More

Children, politics and communicationParticipation at the margins

Children, politics and communication: Participation at the margins

Nigel Thomas (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421845
eISBN:
9781447301813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421845.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Even after twenty years of children's rights and new thinking about childhood, children are still frequently seen as apolitical. All over the world there has been a growing emphasis on ... More

Children, young people and social inclusionParticipation for what?

Children, young people and social inclusion: Participation for what?

Kay Tisdall, John Davis, and Malcolm Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346629
eISBN:
9781447301820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346629.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book asks how far and in what way social inclusion policies are meeting the needs and rights of children and young people. Leading scholars write from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines ... More

Contemporary grandparentingChanging family relationships in global contexts

Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Sara Arber and Virpi Timonen (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Grandparenting in the 21st century is at the heart of profound family and societal changes. It is of increasing social and economic significance yet many dimensions of grandparenting are still poorly ... More

A deafening silenceHidden violence against women and children

A deafening silence: Hidden violence against women and children

Patrizia Romito

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349613
eISBN:
9781447301370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349613.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is born of a contradiction: on the one hand, there has been a genuine advance in the awareness of violence against women and children and actions to oppose it. On the other, the violence ... More

Discounted LifeThe Price of Global Surrogacy in India

Discounted Life: The Price of Global Surrogacy in India

Sharmila Rudrappa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874521
eISBN:
9781479877140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874521.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

India is the top provider of surrogacy services in the world, with a multi-million dollar surrogacy industry that continues to grow exponentially. Some scholars have exulted transnational surrogacy ... More

Discovering child povertyThe creation of a policy agenda from 1800 to the present

Discovering child poverty: The creation of a policy agenda from 1800 to the present

Lucinda Platt

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345837
eISBN:
9781447302117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345837.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Child poverty is currently regarded by many as the ‘number one’ issue in Britain. Yet it has not always been so high on the policy agenda. What were attitudes to poor children 200 years ago? How did ... More

Domestic violence and healthThe response of the medical profession

Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Emma Williamson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book explores the issue of healthcare professionals' attitudes towards women who are victims of domestic violence. There is a growing interest by healthcare professionals and researchers in the ... More

Ensuring InequalityThe Structural Transformation of the African-American Family, Revised Edition

Ensuring Inequality: The Structural Transformation of the African-American Family, Revised Edition

Donna L. Franklin and Angela D. James

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199374878
eISBN:
9780190254186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374878.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Marriage and the Family

This book expands and updates the nuanced historical perspective used in the first edition to understand African American family patterns. The result is a narrative that challenges conventional ... More

An equal start?Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart, and Jane Waldfogel (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Providing early education and care (ECEC) which is both equitable and high quality is a challenge all governments are confronting. This comparative volume seeks both to broaden and to deepen our ... More

The Fall of GodsMemory, Kinship, and Middle Classes in South India

The Fall of Gods: Memory, Kinship, and Middle Classes in South India

Ester Gallo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199469307
eISBN:
9780199089871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199469307.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The book explores the relationship between colonial history and memory from the perspective of middle- class intergenerational relations. Drawing from a prolonged research conducted with Malayali ... More

Families in societyBoundaries and relationships

Families in society: Boundaries and relationships

Linda McKie and Sarah Cunningham-Burley (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346438
eISBN:
9781447302292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346438.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Acknowledging the increasing diversity and complexity of families, this book proposes a new conceptual framework for understanding families and other relationships that both challenges and attempts ... More

Families in transitionSocial change, family formation and kin relationships

Families in transition: Social change, family formation and kin relationships

Nickie Charles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347893
eISBN:
9781447302308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347893.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book addresses the complexity of family change. It draws on evidence from two linked studies, one carried out in the 1960s and the other in the early years of the 21st century, to analyse the ... More

Family policy mattersResponding to family change in Europe

Family policy matters: Responding to family change in Europe

Linda Hantrais

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344717
eISBN:
9781447302322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344717.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Across Europe and beyond, changing family living arrangements have stimulated popular and academic debate about the impact of socio-demographic trends on family well-being and the challenges they ... More

Family policy paradoxesGender equality and labour market regulation in Sweden, 1930-2010

Family policy paradoxes: Gender equality and labour market regulation in Sweden, 1930-2010

Åsa Lundqvist

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424556
eISBN:
9781447302339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424556.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book examines the political regulation of the family in Sweden between 1930 and today. It draws attention to the political attempts to create a ‘modern family’ and the aspiration to regulate the ... More

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