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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


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