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Cultural Persistence and the Pill

Kelly Ragan

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This paper reviews the literature in economics and related fields on the role of social norms in shaping fertility patterns and demand for contraception. The case of Sweden is discussed in detail ... More


George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Lawrence M. Crutcher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is a biography of George Keats, brother of the poet John Keats and a community leader in Louisville. The book examines how the boys’ troubled childhood in London, orphaned at early ages, linked ... More


February 1909: Tennessee

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

in Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Campbells undertook an extensive tour, through the mountains of eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina, visiting industrial schools and talking to social workers. After hearing accounts of ... More


Family Origins 1773–1804

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

No documented explanation of the Keats family origins has been discovered. The Jennings ancestry is the more important to the boys, both as a source of funds and also emotional intensity. Both ... More


Separation And Emigration 1818

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

George hears about Morris Birkbeck's colonization scheme in Southern Illinois. Abbey and Charles Dilke favor George's emigration, the former for business and the latter for political reasons. George ... More


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