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“A Wife in Waiting”: Women and the 1952 McCarran-Walter Act in Advice Columns

Elizabeth Zanoni

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Family reunification provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (the McCarran-Walter Act) allowed ethnic women, for the first time, to sponsor the migration of their alien husbands and ... More


Academics and policy analysis: tension between epistemic and practical concerns

Renate Mayntz

in Policy analysis in Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306252
eISBN:
9781447310983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306252.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Academics are involved in policy analysis in diverse ways. While policy analysis in the service of special interests must avoid making false factual statements, it still serves the justification of a ... More


Acceptance of Advice

Debtoru Chatterjee

in Presidential Discretion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466566
eISBN:
9780199087297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466566.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Indian president, like the British constitutional monarch is normally bound by cabinet advice. But even under the unwritten British Constitution there are exceptional circumstances when it would ... More


The Addressee and the Occasion of Writing

Thomas Hefter

in The Reader in al-Jāḥiẓ: The Epistolary Rhetoric of an Arabic Prose Master

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748692743
eISBN:
9781474400961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692743.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Opening with a discussion of the challenges that all writers face in justifying their work to their audience, this chapter suggests how the epistolary frame can often be seen as al-Jāḥiẓ’s creative ... More


Advice and Counsel: Investment Advisors and Debt Counselors

Kevin J. Delaney

in Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines what sort of money cultures form when one's job is to advise people on how to manage their money, focusing on the work of investment advisors and debt counselors. It considers ... More


Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

‘Abd al-Wahhāb ibn Aḥmad ibn ‘Alī al-Sha‘rānī

in Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198652
eISBN:
9780300225280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198652.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This section presents the English text of Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs. ʻAbd al-Wahhāb al-Shaʻrānī begins by emphasizing that his book explains the ... More


Advice Manuals and Social Commentary

George Meredith

in Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173178
eISBN:
9780300189100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173178.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the many themes and emotions—angst, jealousy, fear, and other emotives—surrounding “Modern Love” through the context and environment portrayed in the advice manuals and conduct ... More


Advice Manuals, Informative Works, and Instructional Articles

Kate Flint

in The Woman Reader 1837–1914

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121855
eISBN:
9780191671357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121855.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The status and function of the advice manual changed only slowly during the nineteenth century. In its manifestations early in the period it may ... More


The Advice of Others: When and How We Benefit From It

Guido Biele and Jörg Rieskamp

in Simple Heuristics in a Social World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195388435
eISBN:
9780199950089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388435.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Social learning is fundamental to human cultural evolution and an important aspect of social rationality. This chapter examines how advice influences decision making and learning. A brief review of ... More


Afterword

Keren R. McGinity

in Still Jewish: A History of Women and Intermarriage in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757307
eISBN:
9780814759615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757307.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This afterword suggests some directions for future research. It argues that while scholarly and personal interest in the concept and practice of intermarriage has generated a substantial volume of ... More


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