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Conferring Advantage

Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift

in Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126913
eISBN:
9781400852543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126913.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers familial relationships as obstacles to the realization of egalitarian ideals. It has been argued that the conflict between the family and equality is in fact much less stark ... More


Children

Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift

in Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126913
eISBN:
9781400852543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126913.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The family is justified because it produces certain goods that would otherwise not be available, or, in some cases, would be much more difficult to produce. These goods—familial relationship ... More


Family Values and School Policy: Shaping Values and Conferring Advantage

Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter begins by explaining the role of philosophy in evaluating education policy. It then summarizes a theory of what is valuable about the family, introducing the idea of “familial ... More


Caring Across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families

Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768976
eISBN:
9780814771983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

More than 1.3 million Korean Americans live in the United States, the majority of them foreign-born immigrants and their children, the so-called 1.5 and second generations. While many sons and ... More


Family Matters

Shayne Clarke

in Family Matters in Indian Buddhist Monasticisms

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836474
eISBN:
9780824870966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836474.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter describes a number of early Indian inscriptions which mention Buddhist monks, nuns, and laymen in terms of familial relationships. These inscriptions could be explained away as records ... More


Introduction

Naomi Cahn

in The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book looks at the families/relationships conceived through donors, and documents these newly developing connections. It ... More


Introduction

Naomi Cahn

in The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book looks at the families/relationships conceived through donors, and documents these newly developing connections. It ... More


The Humanities at Work: Confucian Resources for Social and Policy Change

Erin M. Cline

in Families of Virtue: Confucian and Western Views on Childhood Development

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171557
eISBN:
9780231539043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171557.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues how Confucianism's views on moral cultivation can not only help in the development of a child, but in society as well as they can lead to certain kinds of social and policy ... More


Transforming

Rose Stremlau

in Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter shows how Birch Anderson claimed allotments for himself, his wife, Lizzie, and their infant daughter, Willie Mae. Birch's selections exemplify how familial relationships shaped the ways ... More


Blood Relations: Christian and Jew in The Merchant of Venice

Janet Adelman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226006819
eISBN:
9780226006833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226006833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In this book, the author confronts her resistance to The Merchant of Venice as both a critic and a Jew. With a distinctive psychological acumen, this book argues that William Shakespeare's play ... More


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