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Evaluating Parental Power: An Exercise in Pluralist Political Theory

Allyn Fives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994327
eISBN:
9781526128614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994327.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Is parents’ power over their children legitimate? And what role do both theoretical analysis and practical judgement play when we make such normative evaluations? While this book adds to the growing ... More


But Who Were They?

Ann Burack-Weiss

in The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman's Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231151849
eISBN:
9780231525336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151849.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

A poetic and poignant discussion of memory: Memories of mothers. Memories of fathers. The lifelong influence of memories of parents.


Multiracial Parents: Mixed Families, Generational Change, and the Future of Race

Miri Song

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479840540
eISBN:
9781479843367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479840540.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

While there has been significant growth in studies of “multiracial,” or “mixed-race,” individuals, very few have investigated the experiences of the descendants of multiracial individuals—the ... More


Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Based upon a year’s ethnographic fieldwork with 27 members of an ordinary London class, this book offers an original, readable and engaging study of the lives of one class of 13 to 14-year-olds in a ... More


Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Family Rhythms is a comprehensive, user-friendly text that opens a new window on family change in Ireland. The authors draw on major new qualitative longitudinal datasets to develop a rich account of ... More


Constellations and Supernovellas Nouvelle and Novel, 1841-1844

TIM FARRANT

in Balzac's Shorter Fictions: Genesis and Genre

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198151975
eISBN:
9780191710247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151975.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter shows that older forms of Balzac's fiction re-emerge and are reinvented towards the end of his career. The early 1840s see a series of ‘supernovellas’, Un début dans la vie, La Muse du ... More


Losing Twice: The Lottery

Emily M. Calhoun

in Losing Twice: Harms of Indifference in the Supreme Court

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399745
eISBN:
9780199894444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399745.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The indifference of justices, both to the harm they inflict on constitutional stature and to the opportunities they have to enhance their legitimacy by honoring stature, can run deep. This chapter ... More


School Reform

JOY G. DRYFOOS

in Safe Passage: Making It through Adolescence in a Risky Society: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195137859
eISBN:
9780199846948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137859.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers modern school restructuring and reform. It gives some examples of programs aimed at high-risk students and looks at growing experiences with school restructuring designs. An ... More


The Carter Administration: The End of Accommodation

David F. Musto and Pamela Korsmeyer

in The Quest for Drug Control: Politics and Federal Policy in a Period of Increasing Substance Abuse, 1963-1981

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090369
eISBN:
9780300137842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090369.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at the Carter administration, which is noted to have ended with an irresolute drug policy. Jimmy Carter is shown to have had an open mind about marijuana; this soon changed as the ... More


Conclusion

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter summarizes the discussions in the preceding chapters and presents some concluding thoughts. It describes the emergence of groups such as The Compassionate Friends, Parents of Murdered ... More


Introduction: The Spiritual Lives of Arab and Jewish Peacemakers

Marc Gopin

in Bridges across an Impossible Divide: The Inner Lives of Arab and Jewish Peacemakers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916986
eISBN:
9780199980307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916986.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's main purpose, which is to confront an enemy system that has involved bloodshed of innocents and immense sorrow for over one hundred years—the peace ... More


Beginnings: From the Compassionate Friends to Parents of Murdered Children

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the emergence of self-help groups, defined as a group organized around a common problem or condition, its members joining to meet their own needs and taking responsibility for ... More


Victim Support and Parents of Murdered Children

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with a description of Victim Support, which became the prime voluntary organization serving victims in England and Wales by the late 1980s. Victim Support was the authoritative ... More


Immigration

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Supreme Court cases that were filed over the issue of immigration in Texas. Undocumented immigrants pay in-state tuition at Texas's public universities. The state led the charge ... More


The nation's wealth

Ann Oakley

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter comes from Parents revolt, an angry volume printed on cheap war quality paper, co-authored with Titmuss's wife Kathleen. It hypothesises a connection between the growth of acquisitive ... More


Urban chaos and the imagined other: remaking middle-class hegemony

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines parental orientations to Dreamfields, as responses to the urban chaos discourse show how parents and students conceptualise their positions within this imagined Urbanderry ... More


Fatima’s taklif: bringing up children for a good future

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Taking its starting point in the taklif ritual that is celebrated when a nine-year old girl begins to observe Islam, this chapter investigates how Iraqi women seek to transmit to the next generation ... More


Conducting longitudinal epidemiological research in children

John Henderson

in Researchers and their 'subjects': Ethics, power, knowledge and consent

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345141
eISBN:
9781447303220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345141.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The increasing recognition that events during pregnancy and early infancy have a profound impact on future health and disease through to later life has led to the development of longitudinal and ... More


Parent Participation across the Country

David Tobis

in From Pariahs to Partners: How parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195099881
eISBN:
9780199344772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099881.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 6 surveys the activities of parents and their allies across the United States. It describes a new bill of rights for parents embroiled in the child welfare system, and focuses on three areas: ... More


Contesting the Myth of Uncaring: Latina/o Parents Advocating for Their Children

Carolyn Colvin, Jay Arduser, and Elizabeth Willmore

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores and challenge the perception that immigrant parents demonstrate a kind of caring and advocacy that differs from dominant majority parents. It situates the case of one Salvadoran ... More


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