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Interest Groups and Crime Politics at the State Level

Lisa L. Miller

in The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The primary focus of this chapter is the relationship between group interests and the legislative policy process in Pennsylvania. In striking similarity to the situation in Congress, criminal justice ... More


Mothers Unite!: Organizing for Workplace Flexibility and the Transformation of Family Life

Jocelyn Elise Crowley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451751
eISBN:
9780801467455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451751.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book envisions a genuine, universal world of workplace flexibility that helps mothers who stay at home, those who work part time, and those who work full time balance their commitments to their ... More


Maternal Reformers and Social Duty

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Women's wider social duty was understood by most female anti-suffragists to be a benign extension of their maternal role, though it must not be allowed to overshadow home life. The lives of the five ... More


Power in Numbers

Jocelyn Elise Crowley

in Mothers Unite!: Organizing for Workplace Flexibility and the Transformation of Family Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451751
eISBN:
9780801467455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451751.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter recounts the history of the five organizations included in this study—Mocha Moms, Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS), Mothers & More, National Association of Mothers' Centers (NAMC), and ... More


The Mothers of the Believers in the Qur'an

Barbara Freyer Stowasser

in Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111484
eISBN:
9780199853397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111484.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Qur'an particularly addresses the Prophet's wives on a number of occasions; many other revelations are connected with members of their group in the Hadith literature. The honorific epithet ... More


Pot Politics: Marijuana and the Costs of Prohibition

Mitch Earleywine (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195188028
eISBN:
9780199893577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188028.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Marijuana use continues to attract interest and fuel controversy. Big, green pot leaves have adorned the covers of Time, National Review, and Forbes. Almost 100 million Americans have tried marijuana ... More


China's Celebrity Mothers: Female Virtues, Patriotism and Social Harmony*

Yingjie Guo

in Celebrity in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090873
eISBN:
9789882206670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090873.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

One of the most publicized state projects to establish and promote exemplary motherhood as a means to encourage moral regeneration and social harmonization is China's 10 Outstanding Mothers campaign ... More


The Nut Behind the Wheel: Shifting Responsibilities for Traffic Safety Since 1895

Daniel M. Albert

in Silent Victories: The History and Practice of Public Health in Twentieth Century America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150698
eISBN:
9780199865185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150698.003.17
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter sets the science of safety within a historical context, revealing how permeable the boundary between science and society has been in dealing with auto safety. Over the 20th century the ... More


Obama Mamas and mixed race: hoping for “a more perfect union”

Wei Ming Dariotis and Grace J. Yoo

in Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

An examination of the role of race in the voting patterns of mothers seeking better outcomes for their children's future during the 2008 U.S. presidential election.


Founding Mothers, Speaking Sisters: Lineaments of Community in History

Marilyn Booth

in Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter focuses on Fawwaz’s portraits of early Muslim women, especially those of ahl al-bayt, the Prophet Muhammad’s family and lineage. It highlights her presentations of Alid and early Shi’i ... More


The Bulls as “Good Business”: The United Center and Redeveloping Chicago’s Near West Side

Sean Dinces

in Bulls Markets: Chicago's Basketball Business and the New Inequality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583211
eISBN:
9780226583358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583358.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 chronicles the Chicago Bulls' efforts to navigate the neighborhood politics involved in constructing the United Center during the late 1980s and early 1990s in the northwestern part of the ... More


Troubled and troublesome teens: mothers’ and professionals’ understandings of parenting teenagers and teenage troubles

Harriet Churchill and Karen Clarke

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/9781447304432.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses a group parenting programme for families with adolescent children, and its evaluation based on professionals’ and parents’ perspectives. Such standardized programmes have ... 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


Voices: Heroes, Martyrs, Witnesses and Experts

Alison Brysk

in Speaking Rights to Power: Constructing Political Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199982660
eISBN:
9780199362523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982660.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes the role of charismatic and expert voice in articulating the message of human rights campaigns. Both collective and individual voice are considered. The chapter profiles the ... More


Disenfranchised Death

Abby Burnett

in Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461114
eISBN:
9781626740624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461114.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Burial traditions were uniform across the Arkansas Ozarks, except under unusual circumstances. The term “disenfranchised death,” usually denoting deaths society does not acknowledge (such as ... More


Scientific Child Rearing, Organized Motherhood, and Parent Education

Alice Boardman Smuts

in Science in the Service of Children, 1893-1935

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108972
eISBN:
9780300128475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108972.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the concepts of “scientific child rearing” and “scientific motherhood,” which were common parlance at the time among well-educated women. Scientific child rearing was expected ... More


Refuse to Be a Victim?: Femininity, Guns, and Victimization

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter provides an in-depth analysis of how women relate to and understand gendered discourses of guns and vulnerability in light of cultural constructions of women’s victimization. The women ... More


From “Motherhood in the Interest of the State” to Motherhood in the Interest of Mothers: Rethinking the First Mothers’ Congress

Hillary Maxson

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In the aftermath of World War II, many Japanese women felt impelled to exorcise “martial motherhood,” a stoic, tearless, child-sacrificing gender ideal constructed by the state throughout the early ... More


Tense Territories

in Turf Wars: Territory and Citizenship in the Contemporary State

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755962
eISBN:
9780804768290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755962.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at certain community programs that were designed to form a specific idea of community as a part of the state. These programs are a part of Community Mothers, which has a ... More


Eternal mothers or flexible housewives?: Middle-aged Chinese married women in Hong Kong

in Sex and Desire in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139156
eISBN:
9789882209756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139156.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How do Hong Kong Chinese women position themselves in relation to this stigmatized social category of “si-nai” (middle aged-housewives) and the prevailing norms and values regarding women's roles? ... More


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