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Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Stephen Wilkinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

To what extent should parents be allowed to use selection technologies (such as preimplantation genetic diagnosis) to determine the characteristics of their children? And is there something morally ... More


I Want to Finish His Life for Him: Identification of Bereaved Siblings with the Deceased

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0030
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter focuses on the identification of bereaved siblings with the deceased, describing the case of nine-year-old Dawn, who wanted to finish the life of her deceased brother for him. It ... More


Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Gareth Lloyd

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Charles Wesley has been a problem figure for church historians. The great hymn‐writer's contribution to Methodism and the 18th century Evangelical Revival has frequently been seen primarily in terms ... More


Introduction

Ann Armstrong-Dailey and Sarah Zarbock (eds)

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about pediatric hospice care. The book provides specific information about providing for terminally ill children, including ... More


Where Is Safe?: Repercussions of Sibling Death

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses ways of dealing with the repercussions of sibling death on children, describing the case of a three-year-old boy who was grieving after his brother was killed in a battle in ... More


Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, 1100-1250

Jonathan R. Lyon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451300
eISBN:
9780801467851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451300.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book takes a fresh look at sibling networks and the role they played in shaping the practice of politics in the Middle Ages. Focusing on nine of the most prominent aristocratic families in the ... More


Hidden Violence in the Home: Siblings, Parents, Animals

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines abuse most often ignored in the discourse on family violence — sibling, parent, and animal abuse. These forms of violence often exist within the context of other forms of ... More


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


Family Studies of Intellectual Abilities in Adulthood

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter gives an account of family studies of intellectual abilities in adulthood designed to consider similarities in adult parent-offspring and sibling pairs as well as similarity in married ... More


Influences of Family Environment on Cognition

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents data from the Seattle Longitudinal Study on the similarity of perceptions about family environments of parents and their adult offspring and the similarity in such perceptions ... More


All in the Family: An Evolutionary Developmental Perspective

Amy Gardiner and David F. Bjorklund

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/9780195320510.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter looks briefly at evolutionary theory applied to human families, in particular inclusive fitness and parental investment theories, as well as some assumptions derived from evolutionary ... More


The Role of the Family in Child Education

C. Y. Cyrus Chu and Ruoh‐Rong Yu

in Understanding Chinese Families: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Southeast China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199578092
eISBN:
9780191722424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578092.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In the Western scenario, characterized by weak gender preferences and mostly parent‐to‐child downward transfers, parental education investment on children is a pure allocation problem. Therefore the ... More


Choosing One for the Sake of Another

Stephen Wilkinson

in Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter starts by evaluating the Cost of Care Argument. This is a further argument against selecting for disability, one that (unlike those considered in Chapter 3) relies not on appeals to the ... More


Treating Children as Commodities

Stephen Wilkinson

in Choosing Tomorrow's Children: The Ethics of Selective Reproduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273966
eISBN:
9780191706585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273966.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter evaluates the claim that selecting saviour siblings involves the wrongful instrumentalisation and/or commodification of children. It argues that such claims are generally confused and ... More


Kin Groups, Peer Groups, and Variation

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter demonstrates the limited effect of kin groups on variant‐use patterns. The usage of four sets of siblings plus the mother of one sibling set is examined. Percentages of use of all ... More


Siblings and Other Metaphors for Christian‐Hindu Relations

Corinne G. Dempsey

in Kerala Christian Sainthood: Collisions of Culture and Worldview in South India

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130287
eISBN:
9780199834136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130286.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Argues how the metaphor of siblings used to associate village church patron saints and temple deities reflects ambivalent yet ultimately peaceful human relations between Hindus and Christians in ... More


Family practices in later life

Pat Chambers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420534
eISBN:
9781447302346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

There is no shortage of political and moral commentary on family life. Frequently the underlying theme of these commentaries is the decline of contemporary family commitment, particularly when older ... More


A Like Unlike: Siblings in Childhood and Youth

Leonore Davidoff

in Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199546480
eISBN:
9780191730993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546480.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History, Family History

In the middle class, ideally the child was to be raised in a domestic, morally high-minded setting. Brothers were expected to support and guide sisters; sisters to care for and serve them. Actual ... More


The Rise and Fall of Close Marriage

Leonore Davidoff

in Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199546480
eISBN:
9780191730993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546480.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History, Family History

Cousin marriage, two brothers marrying two sisters (double sibling marriage), or a sister and brother from one family marrying a brother and sister from another (sibling exchange marriage), defines ... More


Just Kids’ Stuff? Peer and Sibling Violence

David Finkelhor

in Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

It is widely presumed that when a child is hit by a peer or sibling, the episodes do not have an impact in the same way in what would otherwise be considered an “assault” or a “violent crime”. But ... More


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