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Why Siblings Are Like Darwin’s Finches: Birth Order, Sibling Competition, and Adaptive Divergence within the Family

Frank J. Sulloway

in The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372090
eISBN:
9780199893485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372090.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the developmental process of strategic niche specialization further, within the context of family dynamics, specifically inter-sibling competition. In a Darwinian world, sibling ... 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


Kinship Guardianship: Finding a Home Between Family and the State

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/9780195322620.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

Kinship foster care — subsidized care provided by relatives — has ushered in a wholesale shift in philosophy where the stark lines between family and stranger have blurred. As kinship care has grown ... More


Home and family carers

MARGARET Robbins

in Evaluating Palliative Care: Establishing the Evidence Base

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192626219
eISBN:
9780191730016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192626219.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines research concerning the needs of home and family carers who serve terminally ill patients. It explains that caring for carers is important in terms of their own preventive ... 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


Primal Business:: Evolution, Kinship, and the Family Firm

Nigel Nicholson

in The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226127156
eISBN:
9780226127293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127293.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter argues that scholarship on the family firm can benefit from evolutionary analysis and, moreover, that the family firm nicely illustrates the integrative capacity of evolutionary theory. ... More


Introduction: Migration, Family, and Masculinity in Postsocialist China

Susanne Y. P. Choi and Yinni Peng

in Masculine Compromise: "Migration, Family, and Gender in China"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288270
eISBN:
9780520963252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288270.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Previous studies of migration, family, and gender in China are lacking in a number of ways—they have prioritized outcome over process and structural principles over emotionality, and they have ... 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


Individual, Family, and Social Factors Associated with Bullying

Faye Mishna

in Bullying: A Guide to Research, Intervention, and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795406
eISBN:
9780199949687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795406.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The purpose of this chapter is to provide an understanding of the various factors that are associated with bullying, at different levels within a child or adolescent’s world. These factors include: ... 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


Like Sons and Daughters of Hong Kong: The Return of the Young Generation

Janet Salaff, Angela Shik, and Arent Greve

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

To define and locate further “the Hong Kongers”, this chapter shows another dimension of population circulation and family dynamics that affect the human resource of Hong Kong society. Hundreds of ... More


Introduction

in Revolutionizing the Family: Politics, Love, and Divorce in Urban and Rural China, 1949-1968

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520217201
eISBN:
9780520922389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217201.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the impact of the Marriage Law on the Chinese family. This book investigates the extent to which stats can change family ... 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.


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


How the Body Speaks: Illness and the Lifeworld among the Urban Poor

Veena Das and Ranendra K. Das

in Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter studies how illness experiences are a relational testing ground and life experiment for the urban poor in New Delhi, distinguishing differing medical practices, expertise, and ... More


‘Those to whom evil is done’: family dynamics in the Pendle witch trials

Jonathan Lumby

in The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062032
eISBN:
9781781700150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062032.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes the network of relationships and motivations among the accusers and accused in the Pendle area, shedding light on the related trial of Jennet Preston of Gisburn. The chapter ... More


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


Squaring the circle: demographic outlook and social development as determinants of ageing in the Mediterranean

Hans-Joachim von Kondratowitz

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

After looking at the general state of the art in conceiving the Mediterranean region in social research, the contribution tries to discuss approaches of historical research to look at the ... More


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


“Girling” at the Parlor Piano

Ruth A. Solie

in Music in Other Words: Victorian Conversations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238459
eISBN:
9780520930063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238459.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter sheds light on how cultural developments have changed the thinking of bourgeois society of not allowing women into music field. One of the many enormous social changes which resulted ... More


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