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Why Who Cleans Counts: What Housework Tells Us about American Family Life

Shannon Davis and Theodore Greenstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336747
eISBN:
9781447336792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336747.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

While housework is an often-studied phenomenon, Why Who Cleans Counts frames the performance of housework as a way to understand power dynamics within couples. Using couple-level data from the United ... More


Family life as fact and fiction

Nicholson Heather Norris

in Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 identifies the variety of family-related footage found in archival collections and its wider significance as evidence of social, cultural and demographic change. Scenes of weddings, family ... More


Faith in the family: A lived religious history of English Catholicism, 1945-82

Alana Harris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719085741
eISBN:
9781781706503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085741.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Drawing upon a multi-disciplinary methodology employing diverse written sources, material practices and vivid life histories, Faith in the Family seeks to assess the impact of the Second Vatican ... More


Diversity in family life: Gender, relationships and social change

Elisabetta Ruspini

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300939
eISBN:
9781447310877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300939.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

As new forms of family and ‘non-traditional’ families grow in number, there is a need for understanding of these “new” arrangements and models of parenthood. This ground-breaking book discusses, ... More


America and the World for Jesus

John G. Turner

in Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for Christ: The Renewal of Evangelicalism in Postwar America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831854
eISBN:
9781469604756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889107_turner.11
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter shows how Bill Bright remained a significant figure in what was becoming known in journalistic and political circles as the Religious Right, as Jerry Falwell, James Robison, Tim LaHaye ... More


Legacies

Mary J. Henold

in The Laywoman Project: Remaking Catholic Womanhood in the Vatican II Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654492
eISBN:
9781469654515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654492.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Epilogue considers recent attempts to affirm the importance of Catholic laywomen in the church and extend their participation in decision making, while upholding Catholic teaching on gender ... More


English Towns in the Later Middle Ages: The Rules and Realities of Population Mobility

Sarah Rees Jones

in Migrants in Medieval England, c. 500-c. 1500

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266724
eISBN:
9780191916052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266724.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter argues that population mobility was central to the development of medieval urban society, environment and institutions. The first part provides an overview of the changing extent and ... More


Working with fathers: risk or resource?

Brid Featherstone

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The continuing reality of a gendered division of labour in parenting, and its taken-for-granted nature by services, means that women generally still play the central role in negotiating with services ... More


Resurrection and Social Rage

Susan M. Reverby

in Co-conspirator for Justice: The Revolutionary Life of Dr. Alan Berkman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656250
eISBN:
9781469656274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656250.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Berkman was released from prison in July 1992. He returned to New York City, renewed his relationship to Dana Biberman, and tried to rebuild his life as a physician. He worked primarily with HIV/AIDS ... More


Troubling loss? Children’s experiences of major disruptions in family life

Lynn Jamieson and Gill Highet

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws on interview data with children and young people aged between 10 and 14 years, who have lived through contrasting forms of family household change, to explore what influences their ... More


Thinking about sociological work on personal and family life in the light of research on young people’s experience of parental substance misuse

Sarah Wilson

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draws on interviews with young people affected by parental substance misuse (among other family troubles), arguing for greater attention to difficult family relationships in contemporary ... More


Collaboration and Marriage: The Dynamiter

Audrey Murfin

in Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers Stevenson’s acknowledged collaborations with his wife, Fanny, most substantially, their co-written work, The Dynamiter, also titled More New Arabian Nights (1885). Husband and ... More


Prime Time

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of his visit to the Family Life Center at the edge of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It describes the worship services, the congregation, as well as the preacher ... More


Stay-at-home husbands and fathers

Elisabetta Ruspini

in Diversity in family life: Gender, relationships and social change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300939
eISBN:
9781447310877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300939.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores the phenomenon of househusbands and stay-at-home fathers, men who are becoming more and more numerous, especially in developed Western nations. The househusband role offers ... More


Slavery and African Life in Arabia

Matthew S. Hopper

in Slaves of One Master: Globalization and Slavery in Arabia in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300192018
eISBN:
9780300213928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192018.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter addresses aspects of everyday life, particularly family life and labor, among enslaved Africans in the Gulf. It examines how enslaved Africans negotiated the bonds of slavery and ... More


Household Responses to the Financial Crisis in Indonesia: Longitudinal Evidence on Poverty, Resources, and Well-Being

Duncan Thomas and Elizabeth Frankenberg

in Globalization and Poverty

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317946
eISBN:
9780226318004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226318004.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the impact of financial crisis on the poor in Indonesia. It demonstrates that in the first year of the crisis, poverty rose by between 50 and 100 percent, real wages declined by ... More


Classification and Organization of Programs

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Simulated risk estimates provide a quantitative framework for addressing the need of a significant number of children in the United States who are in dire straits: failing in school, delinquent, ... More


Introduction

Sophia Parker

in The squeezed middle: The pressure on ordinary workers in America and Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447308942
eISBN:
9781447310822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308942.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The introductory chapter by the editor provides an overview of the individual chapters as well as drawing out three overarching themes from the entire collection: the sharp edge of the flexible ... More


Conservation in the Monteverde Zone: Contributions of Conservation Organizations

Leslie J. Burlingame

in Monteverde: Ecology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195095609
eISBN:
9780197561546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195095609.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Monteverde is renowned among tropical biologists, conservationists, and ecotourists for its cloud forests, quetzals, and Golden Toads. These forest ecosystems have been preserved while many other ... More


Long Two Years

Deepak Singh

in How May I Help You?: An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293304
eISBN:
9780520966475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293304.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter talks about a real-life family drama that unfolds in the store, right before the eyes of the author when he tries to sell a cellphone plan to a young couple. Along with the young woman's ... More


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