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The House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry

Cynthia R Chapman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300197945
eISBN:
9780300224801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197945.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book reevaluates the biblical house of the father (bêt ’āb) in light of the anthropological critique of the patrilineal model. It uncovers and defines the contours of an underappreciated yet ... More


Symbolic authority and kinship

Neal Curtis

in Sovereignty and Superheroes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085048
eISBN:
9781526104434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085048.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Another important aspect of sovereignty is the symbolic authority it represents. Here, the sovereign not only creates an identity for a people living within a territory, it also determines kinship ... More


Out-of-Court Mediation: Family and Friendship Relations in Egypt

Nadia Sonneveld

in Khul' Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164842
eISBN:
9781617971082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164842.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Questions whether the legal provision of mediation is indicative of the decreasing ability of the family to settle marital discord. Shows how these households exemplify the decreasing strength of ... More


The rise and origins of the People’s Armies

Spyros Tsoutsoumpis

in A History of the Greek Resistance in the Second World War: The People's Armies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992514
eISBN:
9781526115140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992514.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter charts the course of the Peoples Armies from the establishment of the first clandestine nuclei to the appearance of the guerrilla bands and examines the processes that led to the ... More


Ethnic enclave entrepreneurs

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

in Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter provides insights into the experiences, businesses and business practices of minority ethnic employers from migrant backgrounds. Although we review their routes into business, our main ... More


Cunhas: Situational Kinship and Everyday Authority

Jon Schubert

in Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713699
eISBN:
9781501709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713699.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at practices of situative kinship in everyday interactions between citizens and agents of the state, and the ideas of power and hierarchy expressed in these practices. This reveals ... More


Persuasion and Power

Manduhai Buyandelger

in Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226086552
eISBN:
9780226013091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226013091.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Chapter 6 the author explores conventional and creative strategies for success by male shamans. Unlike female shamans who constantly push against the larger system, male shamans are gainfully ... More


The idea of the modern family

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes how both sociological and lay understandings of family change have been informed by the belief that modern families are fundamentally different from traditional families. It ... More


The House of the Mother (<i>bêt ’ēm</i>)

Cynthia R. Chapman

in The House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300197945
eISBN:
9780300224801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197945.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The term “house of the mother” (bêt ’ēm) is an indigenous Hebrew kinship designation for the “uterine family.” Comprised of a mother and her biological and adopted children, the house of the mother ... More


The House of the Father of His Mother (<i>bêt-’ă bî ’immô</i>)

Cynthia R. Chapman

in The House of the Mother: The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300197945
eISBN:
9780300224801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197945.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

For Jacob, Abimelech, and Absalom, the house of the father of their mother proved to be a crucial staging ground for a coup attempt in the house of their father. These men enjoyed years of safety in ... More


Marriage between Kin

Suzanne E. Joseph

in Fertile Bonds: Bedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044613
eISBN:
9780813046389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044613.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The specific question that this chapter seeks to address is, Why do the Bekaa Bedouin prefer marriages between close kin in general and patriparallel cousins in particular? The main argument put ... More


Family and community: surveying women and the family

Angela Davis

in Modern Motherhood: Women and Family in England, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719084553
eISBN:
9781781702109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084553.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Through an assessment of the role of kinship, neighbourhood and class in women’s experiences, and making use of the interviews specially conducted for the book, this chapter examines national debates ... More


Introduction

Agnes Andeweg and Sue Zlosnik

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introduction situates the volume within the existing academic literature on gothic and family relations, and introduces the guiding research questions. Within Gothic studies, the central role of ... More


Revealing the lived reality of kinship care through children and young people’s narratives: “It’s not all nice, it’s not all easy-going, it’s a difficult journey to go on”

Karin Cooper

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines kinship carers’ own children’s experiences of the kinship care arrangement (also known as family and friends care), drawing on research with kinship care families involving ... More


Tracing New Genealogies

Jennifer J. Smith

in The American Short Story Cycle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423939
eISBN:
9781474444941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423939.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter four turns to a more intimate form of affiliation than either nation or community: family. The period from the 1970s onward has produced the greatest concentration of cycles since modernism, ... More


Resisting Identity

Jennifer J. Smith

in The American Short Story Cycle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423939
eISBN:
9781474444941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423939.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter five argues that the best way to grasp William Faulkner’s oeuvre is through the paradigm of the short story cycle because of his use of limited localities, interstitial temporalities, and ... More


How the living influenced the dead

Mairi Cowan

in Death, life, and religious change in Scottish towns c. 1350-1560

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719080234
eISBN:
9781781705704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080234.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter investigates people’s preparations for their own deaths and their sense of responsibility toward those who had already died. Although they sometimes feared death, people did not ... More


How the dead influenced the living

Mairi Cowan

in Death, life, and religious change in Scottish towns c. 1350-1560

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719080234
eISBN:
9781781705704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080234.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the reciprocal relationship between the living and the dead in Scottish towns by considering how the dead were thought to intervene in the world of the living both by making ... More


An ageing population: institutional context and family values in Southern Europe

Pier Paolo Viazzo

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In the past few decades Mediterranean Europe has reached the top of the international table of expectation of life, in spite of welfare states that are weaker than in north-western countries. Some ... More


Bounding the Land: Border Formation and Land Ownership, 1952–3

Sagi Schaefer

in States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199672387
eISBN:
9780191751332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672387.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter picks up where the former left, with the watershed of border formation in the spring of 1952. The chapter studies this violent transformation of East German border policy as part of an ... More


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