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Creature Discomforts: Levinas’s Interpretation of Creation Ex Nihilo

Jeffrey Hanson

in Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264995
eISBN:
9780823266876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In “Creature Discomforts”, Jeffrey Hanson argues that, contrary to other interpretations, the trope of creation ex nihilo plays, with some minor changes and development, a significant role throughout ... More


John Barnet and the Materiality of Desire in James Hogg’s Justified Sinner

David Sigler

in Material Transgressions: Beyond Romantic Bodies, Genders, Things

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621778
eISBN:
9781800341463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621778.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines a neglected scene in James Hogg’s novel The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, in which the church groundskeeper John Barnet is fired for insubordination. ... More


Introduction: much work still to do

Peter Moss, Alison Koslowski, and Ann-Zofie Duvander

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Much effort is currently going into developing leave policies for early parenthood; the results, though, are variable and uneven, due in large part to the politics of leave policy, with many issues, ... More


Spain: leave policy in times of economic crisis1

Gerardo Meil, Pedro Romero-Balsas, and Jesús Rogero-García

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines how the economic crisis, and the political crisis it spawned, conditioned the evolution of leave policy in Spain during the period 2007-2017. At the outset of the period, a ... More


China: leave and population policies

Shirley Gatenio Gabel, Wen-Jui Han, and Xiaoran Wang

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

China’s recent abolition of its one-child policy has provided a major impetus to formally restructure its Maternity Leave policy. Confronted by shifting socio-demographics and changing roles of ... More


Mexico: leave policy, co‑responsibility in childcare and informal employment1

Cándido Pérez-Hernández and Anna Escobedo

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Maternity Leave was established in 1917 within the Mexican Constitution, but Paternity Leave was only introduced in 2012. In this chapter, drawing on a review of 85 legislative initiatives presented ... More


The workplace: challenges for fathers and their use of leave

Valérie Harvey and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Since 2006, the Québec Parental Insurance Plan has given fathers in this Canadian province the opportunity to take three to five weeks of paid Paternity Leave during the first year after the birth of ... More


Parental Leave and beyond: recent international developments, current issues and future directions

Ann-Zofie Koslowski and Peter Duvander

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter investigates the recent developments and current issues around parental leave such as multiple rationales for leave, policy designs, the politics of flexibility and choice, eligibility ... More


The Role of Family-Supportive Policies in the Decision to Have Children

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter six explores the relationship between declining birth rates and family supportive policies. Research on the social construction of parenthood shows that Italians continue to desire children ... More


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