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Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Stephen Macedo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The institution of marriage stands at a critical juncture. As gay marriage equality gains acceptance in law and public opinion, questions abound regarding marriage's future. Will same-sex marriage ... More


Family Support of the Elderly and Female Labour Supply: Trade-Offs among Caregiving, Financial Transfers, and Work—Evidence from the US Health and Retirement Surve y

Sarah Harper

in Families in Ageing Societies: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251162
eISBN:
9780191602740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251169.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the relationship between labour supply, time help to parents, and financial assistance to parents for a sample of American women aged 53 to 63. Women who helped their parents ... More


Alternatives to the SER

Leah F. Vosko

in Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

Chapter 7 assesses three alternatives to the SER: the first advances a ‘tiered SER’ reflecting post‐1990 international labour regulations and convergent approaches within and among nation states ... More


Reform Proposals and Alternatives to Marriage

Stephen Macedo

in Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines a range of proposals for the reform or replacement of marriage. These marriage reform proposals range from increasing the contractual aspects of marriage, to further ... More


The Hidden Among the Hidden: African-American Elder Male Caregivers

Helen K. Black, John T. Groce, and Charles E. Harmon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190602321
eISBN:
9780190602345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602321.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The question of our research and our book is as follows: What is the experience of African-American elder male caregivers? Research and literature on African-American older males as informal, primary ... More


Future Trends In Family Involvement In Treatment

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the future of FPE as an accepted intervention within the larger context of families' involvement in the treatment of their loved ones. There is a discussion of divergent ... More


Introduction

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter defines the basic concepts used in this book. Evidence-based practice (EBP) refers to the application of empirically-supported treatments in work with clients. As an EBP, family ... More


Quality of the Early Caregiving Environment and Preschool Well-Being: An Examination of Children Entering the Child Welfare System During Infancy

Brenda Jones Harden, Jessica Vick Whittaker, Gregory Hancock, and Kevin Wang

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines outcomes for infants and the youngest children in the NSCAW sample. In particular, it examines placement stability and the quality of the caregiving environment. ... More


School-Age Children: Getting a Chance

Jody Heymann

in Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195156591
eISBN:
9780199943333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156591.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on school-age children, the care they lack, and the caregiving gaps they are forced to fill when no one else is available. When pressed about who is caring for school-age ... More


The Cultural Nature of Attachment: Contextualizing Relationships and Development

Heidi Keller and Kim A. Bard (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036900
eISBN:
9780262342872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036900.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It is generally acknowledged that attachment relationships are important for infants and young children, but there is little clarity on what exactly constitutes such a relationship. Does it occur ... More


Children caring for parents with HIV and AIDS: Global issues and policy responses

Ruth Evans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420220
eISBN:
9781447301769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420220.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book focuses on the experiences and perspectives of children and young people who care for a parent with HIV in the global North and South. Drawing on in-depth qualitative research from the UK ... More


How We Are with Each Other

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/9780231151849.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses relationships with life partners, friends, and paid helpers, emphasizing and contrasting caregiving and care receiving.


Quality Foster Care: My Home for Now

Jill Duerr Berrick

in Take Me Home: Protecting America's Vulnerable Children and Families

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322620
eISBN:
9780199864607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322620.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

On any given day, there are over half-a-million children in out-of-home care in the United States; the majority of these children reside in family foster care. Yet foster care is plagued by ... More


Background and Historical Perspective

R. Michael Brown, Louis A. Penner, and Stephanie L. Brown

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides readers with background information for the volume, Moving Beyond Self-Interest (S. Brown, R. Brown, & Penner, 2011), which describes new developments in theory and research on ... More


Adult Attachment and Caregiving: Individual Differences in Providing a Safe Haven and Secure Base to Others

Mario Mikulincer and Phillip R. Shaver

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Over the past two decades, we have been working to transform attachment theory into a general theory of adult personality and behavior in social relationships. This has required expanding the theory ... More


The Role of Empathic Emotions in Caregiving: Caring for Pediatric Cancer Patients

Louis A. Penner, Felicity W. K. Harper, and Terrance L. Albrecht

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0049
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This essay focuses on a particular kind of caregiving--parents caring for children who have pediatric cancer. Pediatric cancer requires extensive and costly involvement from the parents of the ... More


The Costs and Benefits of Informal Caregiving

Richard Schulz and Joan K. Monin

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0053
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the costs and benefits of informal caregiving at the individual level. On the cost side of the equation we describe the negative physical and psychological health effects of ... More


A New View of UtilityMaximizing “Optimal Investment”

Dylan M. Smith, Stephanie L. Brown, and Mary L. Rigdon

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0064
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this brief essay, we review benefits of the caregiving system for health and well-being, and argue that these benefits are not reflected in economic models of how to maximize utility. We then ... More


Motivation and the Delivery of Social Services

Julian Le Grand

in Moving Beyond Self-Interest: Perspectives from Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195388107
eISBN:
9780199918386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388107.003.0069
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers the implications of the neuroscience of caregiving and altruism for the discipline of political science. It describes the non-biological explanations for human behavior widely ... More


A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Christina M. Puchalski

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

The connection between spirituality and health has received a lot of attention in both the scientific and lay presses. Is religion good for your health? Should doctors talk with their patients about ... More


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