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Motherhood, Work, and Family Policy

Neil Gilbert

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter shifts the focus from women on the fast track to high-powered professional careers to mothers employed in average working-and-middle-class jobs. From this perspective, a range of ... More


The British in Rural France: Lifestyle Migration and the Ongoing Quest for a Better Way of Life

Michaela Caroline Benson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082498
eISBN:
9781781701843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082498.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This is a study of how lifestyle choices intersect with migration, and how this relationship frames and shapes post-migration lives. It presents a conceptual framework for understanding ... More


Introduction

Clare Herrick

in Governing health and consumption: Sensible citizens, behaviour and the city

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426383
eISBN:
9781447302445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426383.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book tries to provide a novel and comparative perspective on the governmental drive to create healthier, more productive, engaged citizens. In order to achieve this, the book is structured ... More


New mobilities in Europe today

Torben Krings, Elaine Moriarty, James Wickham, Alicja Bobek, and Justyna Salamońska

in New mobilities in Europe: Polish migration to Ireland post-2004

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088094
eISBN:
9781781705834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088094.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter develops the conceptual argument of the book. It argues that migration from the new EU member states is above all characterised by new mobility patterns which are indicative of a broader ... More


Introduction: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, and Susan Orpett Long

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores various aspects of life in contemporary Japan in terms of the shift toward differentiation and uncertainty and from the perspective of social actors positioned differently in ... More


The Story of a Seventy-Three-Year-Old Woman Living Alone: Her Thoughts on Death Rites

Satsuki Kawano

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the significance of ash scattering, a new mortuary practice in contemporary Japan, from the perspective of a seventy-three-year-old woman living alone. More specifically, it ... More


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