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Ageing and development in South Africa

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

in Population ageing and international development: From generalisation to evidence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421920
eISBN:
9781447303022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421920.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In this chapter, the study deals with the issue of social relations in later life, paying particular attention to family dynamics, the effects of migration and the provision of care for those in ... More


Alcohol Dependence: Definition, Prevalence, and Risk Factors

Stephen J. Kunitz, K. Ruben Gabriel, and Jerrold E. Levy

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the definition and prevalence of alcohol dependence, and some possible risk factors. Several risk factors that have been said to cause alcohol dependence, such as type of ... More


Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Although the United States has always been a nation of immigrants, the recent demographic shifts resulting in burgeoning young Latino and Asian populations have literally changed the face of the ... More


Becoming Champions of the Fair Sex

in Men and the Making of Modern British Feminism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763110
eISBN:
9780804772938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763110.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the late British Enlightenment as a launching point for discussion of why some men took it upon themselves to explore women's rights. Women in late-eighteenth-century Britain ... 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.


The Daily Dacha Soap Opera

Melissa L. Caldwell

in Dacha Idylls: Living Organically in Russia's Countryside

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262843
eISBN:
9780520947870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262843.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the recent developments in the dacha lifestyle and provides thoughts on the impact of these changes, not just for Russia's ongoing social transformation, but also for an ... More


Extremist Youth in Germany: The Role of History, Development, and Cohort Experience

Wolfgang Edelstein

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter offers insights into the psycho-social processes that orient right-wing culture among youth in post-unification Germany. It describes historical processes that affect political and ... More


Family Burdens: Parents, Children, and Disability

Paul K. Longmore

Catherine Kudlick (ed.)

in Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262075
eISBN:
9780190262105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262075.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Children with disabilities were seen as inauthentic because they were in many ways unknown and invisible outside of their depiction on telethons. In fact, prevailing social images and values about ... More


A family dynamic

Gary E. McPherson, Jane W. Davidson, and Robert Faulkner

in Music In Our Lives: Rethinking Musical Ability, Development, and Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199579297
eISBN:
9780191738463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579297.003.0049
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers music in the life of a whole family at two time points in 1999 and 2009. The family in question is not obviously dominated by musical activity and no one in the family thought ... More


Family, Law, and Community: Supporting the Covenant

Margaret F. Brinig

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074993
eISBN:
9780226075020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075020.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the wake of vast social and economic changes, the nuclear family has lost its dominance, both as an ideal and in practice. Some welcome this shift, while others see civilization itself in ... More


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