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Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Joanne Bailey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This book is about the world of parenting and parenthood in the Georgian era. It navigates recent ‘turns’ towards emotions, subjectivity, memory, the body and materiality. This approach reveals the ... More


The Ethics of Parenthood

Norvin Richards

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731749
eISBN:
9780199866311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731749.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is argued that the strong claim biological parents have to raise their children isn't a property right but an instance of our general right to continue whatever we have begun. Implications are ... More


Procreation and Parenthood: The Ethics of Bearing and Rearing Children

David Archard and David Benatar (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590704
eISBN:
9780191595547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590704.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The book offers new and original chapters on the ethics of procreation and parenthood. The introduction provides an overview of the current debates in this area. In his chapter, Tim Bayne evaluates ... More


Family Law and Personal Life

John Eekelaar

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535422
eISBN:
9780191707384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535422.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The book sees the governance of personal relationships as the exercise of power, from the traditional assumptions of patriarchy and the control one generation seeks to exercise over its successor, to ... More


Whom Do We Belong To? Parentage and the Law

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines further challenges to the traditional family by exploring expanded definitions of legal parentage. It considers advances in reproductive technology, such as in-vitro ... More


The Right of Privacy in Sandel's Procedural Republic

James E. Fleming and Linda C. McClain

in Debating Democracy's Discontent: Essays on American Politics, Law, and Public Philosophy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294962
eISBN:
9780191598708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294964.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

To the extent Sandel hints at substance, his republican virtues suitable for multiple-situated selves sound suspiciously liberal or at least compatible with liberalism, raising the question whether ... More


Parents and Children: Rights and Duties

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter looks at the rights and obligations of those who have earned (or been saddled with) the legal status of “parent.” It examines state intervention in troubled families and challenges to ... More


Moving on When Baby Makes Two

Rosanna Hertz

in Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195179903
eISBN:
9780199944118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179903.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The idea that families can be created by women changed the worlds of the women interviewed, allowing them to imagine families crafted in new ways as both legitimate and valuable. Women act on ... More


Introduction

Patricia Crawford

in Parents of Poor Children in England 1580-1800

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199204809
eISBN:
9780191709517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204809.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of how material circumstances affected the way poor parents, single as well as married, brought up their children between 1580 and 1800. It also ... More


Concluding Reflections

Patricia Crawford

in Parents of Poor Children in England 1580-1800

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199204809
eISBN:
9780191709517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204809.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This concluding chapter draws together some of the themes discussed in the preceding chapters, reflecting upon the experiences of mothers and fathers who were poor in contrast to those of higher ... More


A Longer Road to Adulthood

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the past few decades a quiet revolution has taken place for young people in American society, so quiet that it has been noticed only gradually and incompletely. There has been an increase in the ... More


Life Transitions: Becoming a Parent

Sarah E. Johns and Jay Belsky

in Family Relationships: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320510
eISBN:
9780199786800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320510.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The birth of a child is a commonplace event, yet for the two individuals who become parents this transition to parenthood is a major life event. For men and women the challenges of parenthood will ... More


Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family

Rosanna Hertz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195179903
eISBN:
9780199944118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179903.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

A remarkable number of women today are taking the daunting step of having children outside of marriage. This book offers a full-scale account of this fast-growing phenomenon, revealing why these ... More


Epilogue: Completing families, completing lives

Rosanna Hertz

in Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195179903
eISBN:
9780199944118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179903.003.0027
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The stories of the interviewed women illuminated much, much more than expected. One of the biggest surprises was how the women had “completed” their families. This chapter notes that it was in the ... More


The Women’s Wealth Gap: What Is It and Why Do We Care?

Mariko Lin Chang

in Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367690
eISBN:
9780199944101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367690.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Women may earn 78% of what men earn, but they own only 36% as much wealth. In discussing the financial standing of women in America, a focus on income is misleading because wealth is a much more ... More


How the Deck is Stacked Against Mothers

Mariko Lin Chang

in Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367690
eISBN:
9780199944101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367690.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates the effect that parenthood has on wealth for men and for women. Whether married or single, women who become mothers are placed in a “no-win” situation. For every year a ... More


Educating Eudora: Parenthood Together

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The Rolands’ only child, Eudora, is born in Amiens in 1781. Mme Roland's devotion to breast-feeding is well attested, but this chapter goes in detail into Eudora's upbringing, in which both parents ... More


Conclusion

Joanne Bailey

in Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This chapter argues that notions of Georgian parenthood and the expectations held about parents’ roles did not originate in Evangelical revival, in the reconfiguration of the middle‐classes, or the ... More


Parenthood and Public Identity: Symbolic Parents

Joanne Bailey

in Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This chapter discusses the ways in which parenthood was central to a number of Georgian societal and national concerns, such as population, consumption, and poverty. Commentators invoked parenthood ... More


Selfhood and Being a Parent: Cultural Conventions, Tensions, and Complexities

Joanne Bailey

in Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This chapter reveals that the experience of parenting influenced personal identities. The way that people discussed them was shaped by available cultural languages, specific events and circumstances ... More


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