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Family Prevention

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates family-based prevention programs or programs that target risk factors for delinquency and later offending that are associated with the family, such as poor child-rearing, poor ... More


Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family

Rosanna Hertz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195179903
eISBN:
9780199944118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179903.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

A remarkable number of women today are taking the daunting step of having children outside of marriage. This book offers a full-scale account of this fast-growing phenomenon, revealing why these ... More


The Make-or-Break Years: Thirty to Forty

Mary Ann Mason and Eve Mason Ekman

in Mothers on the Fast Track: How a New Generation Can Balance Family and Careers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195182675
eISBN:
9780199944019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182675.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter suggests that the decade between thirty and forty is when women today make the hardest choices: whether to seek a fast-track position after securing their degree; whether to have a ... More


Fertility and family

Michael Clarke

in Challenging choices: Ideology, consumerism and policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423986
eISBN:
9781447301622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423986.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the recent ideas developed about and the cultural shifts around having babies. It explains that control over fertility has led to an increasing tendency for women to delay ... More


Challenges from the Home Front

in Gendered Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760096
eISBN:
9780804771047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760096.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses childcare options, maternal obligations, and women's domestic responsibilities. Using aggregate statistics and qualitative data, it shows that the greater conflict between ... More


The New Labour era, and beyond: narcissism comes of age

Harry Hendrick

in Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure World: A History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322559
eISBN:
9781447322573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322559.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

After describing New Labour's use of 'the child' as a form of human capital in social investment, and its penal ASBO programme as a breeding ground for childism, the chapter focuses on the ... More


Constructing Choice, Compelling Culture

Ilana Gershon

in No Family Is an Island: Cultural Expertise among Samoans in Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450785
eISBN:
9780801464027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450785.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter turns to a common experience for migrants in general: how raising children far from where the parents grew up can focus attention on the consequences of migrating into multiculturalism. ... More


The ‘long sixties’: 1958–1974

Harry Hendrick

in Narcissistic Parenting in an Insecure World: A History of Parenting Culture 1920s to Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322559
eISBN:
9781447322573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322559.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The theme of this chapter is the emergence by the late 1960s of an environment that gradually became more hostile to the social democratic family and to liberal progressive child rearing. The key ... More


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