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Defending Marriage

Cheshire Calhoun

in Feminism, the Family, and the Politics of the Closet: Lesbian and Gay Displacement

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257669
eISBN:
9780191598906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257663.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The positive arguments for same‐sex marriage are discussed. The first argument links marriage rights to a normative ideal of long‐term, monogamous, sexually faithful intimacy, and defends marriage ... More


Marriage, Gender Justice, and Children’s Well-Being

Stephen Macedo

in Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines conservative arguments from the gendered nature of marriage as a relation of husband and wife, and others based on children's interests. It first considers the conservatives' ... More


The Marriage and Conversion of Aseneth

Lawrence M. Wills (ed.)

in Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151428
eISBN:
9780199870516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151429.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An introduction and translation of The Marriage and Conversion of Aseneth (or Asenath), usually entitled Joseph and Aseneth. This novel fills in the story of Joseph from Genesis and his marriage to ... More


Introduction

Leslie Tuttle

in Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The introduction sets out the contexts for understanding the early modern French state's decision to intervene proactively in its subjects' reproductive lives. It defines pronatalism, a terms that ... More


Inside the Famille Nombreuse

Leslie Tuttle

in Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter offers a social and demographic analysis of the large families who claimed pronatalist tax exemptions in Old Regime France between 1666 and 1760. Samples suggest that recipients were ... More


Cologne and Martianus Capella

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the 10th-century Cologne copy of Martianus Capella's Marriage of Mercury and Philology (Ms. 193), particularly of interest along the Platonist lines of the unity of creation ... More


The Procession of Women

Michael Peppard

in The World's Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300213997
eISBN:
9780300216516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300213997.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The eastern and northern walls of the baptistery feature the main artistic program, which is a procession of women. This chapter surveys and challenges the usual identification and interpretation of ... More


Virginal Façades

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Drawing on the narratives of Boğaziçi women, this chapter explores the changing and at times fraught attitudes towards virginity and romantic relationships among young women in Turkey. By and large, ... More


Victory of Symbol Over Substance: Final Phase of the Hindu Code Bill Controversy

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The process of culmination of the debate in the political sphere tracing the developments relating to the Hindu Code Bill during 1952 to 1956 is dealt with in this chapter of the book. This phase ... More


July 2000: A Habit That Brings Scots Law Into Disrepute

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Written at a time when the concept of marriage by cohabitation with habit and repute remained part of Scots law, this chapter discusses two of the last cases on the topic. In Ackerman v Logan's ... More


Hindu Revivalism in Bengal c.1872-1905: Some Essays in Interpretation

Amiya P. Sen

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655391
eISBN:
9780199080625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655391.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This work is an intensive study of certain facets of social and intellectual life in Bengal between 1872 and 1905, particularly Hindu revivalism. The period under discussion represents significant ... More


Factual Programmes: The Wednesday Magazine, Panorama, Marriage Today, Living for Kicks

Janet Thumim

in Inventing Television Culture: Men, Women, and the Box

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742234
eISBN:
9780191694998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742234.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores in more detail what factual programming on television in the 1950s and 1960s actually looked like, focusing on particular examples: The Wednesday Magazine from the BBC Women’s ... More


Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Kenneth Norrie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a miscellany of short commentaries on a disparate range of issues relating to (primarily Scottish) family law. It is a collected reprinting of commentaries over the course of almost 12 ... More


Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Deborah Gray White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

“Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March” is a book about Americans’ search for personal tranquility at the turn of the twenty-first century. It argues ... More


Marriage and its Dissolution

Flavia Agnes

in Family Law Volume 2: Marriage, Divorce, and Matrimonial Litigation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072201
eISBN:
9780199081301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072201.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter introduces the material and historical basis of ‘marriage’ as an indissoluble and sacrosanct unit and its gradual progression towards divorce. It also demonstrates the connection between ... More


Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Ben Cislaghi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How can we best empower people living in the most economically disadvantaged areas of the world to improve their lives in ways that matter to them? This book investigates work of the NGO Tostan as a ... More


Divorce

Owen Chadwick

in Hensley Henson: A Study in the Friction between Church and State

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264453
eISBN:
9780191682711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264453.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines Hensley Henson's view of divorce. It explains that Henson believed that if divorce were prohibited, adultery and prostitution would flourish exceedingly. It also discusses ... More


Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book examines labouring-status women in late medieval Valencia as they negotiated the fundamentally defining experience of their lives: marriage. Through the use of notarial records and civil ... More


James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement

Sara Rzeszutek Haviland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166254
eISBN:
9780813166735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166254.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This collective biography of James and Esther Cooper Jackson argues that, in the face of major political transformations, activists responded to new political contexts and drew on their own personal ... More


Discipline and Marital Disharmony

Lyndal Roper

in The Holy Household: Women and Morals in Reformation Augsburg

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202806
eISBN:
9780191675522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202806.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the situation of marital dispute during the Reformation. Marriage was newly reformed, but it remained to behave in a disorderly way. This dissonance was attributed to the ... More


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