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Grandparenthood

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the position of grandparents in the law. An increasing amount of child care is undertaken by grandparents. Sociological data discussing the role grandparents play are examined. ... More


Beginnings

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, Hawks discusses his family and early years, and he mentions that he gained inspiration for his films from real life events and people, including his grandfather. This chapter explores ... More


• Moses Mendelssohn

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Many members of Felix Mendelssohn's immediate family had remarkable intellectual achievements in such fields as philosophy, the arts, and the sciences. His grandfather, Moses Mendelssohn, was a ... More


One Family, Two Fates

Carolyn Koo

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

Carolyn Koo is a Chinese born in the United States, and grew up in a suburb of New York City where Chinese faces were few and far between. She remembers not appreciating her Chinese school ... More


Essay on the Text of The Siege of Malta

J. H. Alexander, Judy King, and Graham Tulloch

in The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.003.0037
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Walter Scott had been familiar with the extraordinary story of the Siege of Malta in 1565. He composed Anne of Geierstein, Tales of a Grandfather and History of Scotland. Scott had finished Count ... More


Building the NAACP’s Legal Agenda, 1910–1915

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter traces the birth of the NAACP's law-focused agenda. It analyzes its earliest criminal defense cases, the beginning of its first national legal committee, and its adoption of a test case ... More


Immorality of Southern Suffrage Legislation

Shawn Leigh Alexander

in T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter presents the essay “Immorality of Southern Suffrage Legislation,” written for the Independent, where Fortune outlines the argument against the southern states' disfranchisement ... More


“Should Not a Nation Be Just to All of Her Citizens?”: The Afro-American Council’s Legal Work, 1898–1908

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter focuses on the National Afro-American Council's legal work and assesses its shortfalls and its contributions. It argues that the Afro-American Council's experiments with both test case ... More


The main grandparents

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter observes that once parents separate, grandparents on the mother's side of the family often play a more significant role in supporting their daughter and caring for grandchildren, and ... More


Invisible Man’s Grandfather and the American Dream

Steven D. Ealy

in The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806796
eISBN:
9781496806833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806796.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Steven D. Ealy’s “Invisible Man’s Grandfather and the American Dream” examines the grandfather in Invisible Man, an enigmatic figure from whom the narrator learns despite his doubts about the wisdom ... More


Relatives

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya talks about her family, headed by her grandfather, Mikhail Borisovich Messerer, a Moscow dentist. She also describes her mother and father. Her father belonged to ... More


Is Time Travel Possible?

Adrian Bardon

in A Brief History of the Philosophy of Time

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199976454
eISBN:
9780199346165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199976454.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

The static theory of time treats temporal location a lot like spatial location. In accordance with contemporary physics, spacetime is treated in this theory as an unchanging ... More


James Stephen’s Anti-Slavery Politics: A Woolfian Inheritance

Jane de Gay

in Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082679
eISBN:
9781781382196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082679.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Biographies of Virginia Woolf often incorporate a genealogy of her male Stephen ancestors: a succession of writers, lawyers, politicians, churchmen, and academics. If scholars accord them any ... More


Historical Activism and the Alternate-America Novels

Catherine Gallagher

in Telling It Like It Wasn't: The Counterfactual Imagination in History and Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226512389
eISBN:
9780226512556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512556.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter analyzes American alternate-history novels published in the last half of the twentieth century (beginning with Ward Moore’s Bring the Jubilee and ending with Harry Turtledove’s Guns of ... More


“I Was a Man by the Standards of the Hood”

Diane C. Fujino

in Samurai among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677863
eISBN:
9781452947839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677863.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on Richard Aoki’s life in the army. According the Universal Military Training and Service Act of 1951 and 1955, Richard served six months in active duty, followed by seven and a ... More


Knowing and Not Knowing

Roger Frie

in Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199372553
eISBN:
9780190674786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372553.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter the author uses a cherished childhood memory of his grandfather to reflect on the psychological dynamics at work in the process of remembering. Is it possible to know and not know ... More


Paradoxes of Freedom I

Ryan Wasserman

in Paradoxes of Time Travel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198793335
eISBN:
9780191841989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793335.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Chapter 3 is the first of two chapters on the paradoxes of freedom. Section 1 introduces the most famous paradox of this kind—the grandfather paradox—and relates it to other puzzles of “self-defeat.” ... More


Paradoxes of Freedom II

Ryan Wasserman

in Paradoxes of Time Travel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198793335
eISBN:
9780191841989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793335.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Chapter 4 examines David Lewis’s contextualist solution to the grandfather paradox. Section 1 introduces the basic elements of Lewis’s view and explains how they are supposed to help solve the ... More


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