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Translations in Kinscripts: Child Circulation among Ghanaians Abroad

Cati Coe

in Affective Circuits: African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226405018
eISBN:
9780226405292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226405292.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

When Ghanaians migrate abroad, they bring with them practices of distributed parenting that shape affective circuits between children and differently positioned individuals who contribute to the ... More


From Micro- to Macro-: Individuals and the Big Picture

in The Unwanted Child: The Fate of Foundlings, Orphans, and Juvenile Criminals in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317274
eISBN:
9780226317298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317298.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The previous chapters illustrated the circulation of unwanted children from the distinct—and in some ways unique—perspectives of six historical individuals. This chapter assesses the general lessons ... More


the Absconding Father

in The Unwanted Child: The Fate of Foundlings, Orphans, and Juvenile Criminals in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317274
eISBN:
9780226317298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317298.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

On February 20, 1615, the bailiff of suburban Gostenhof reported to the Nuremberg city council that he had taken into custody three young girls “left sitting” by their father, soldier Christof ... More


Introduction

in The Unwanted Child: The Fate of Foundlings, Orphans, and Juvenile Criminals in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317274
eISBN:
9780226317298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317298.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This introductory chapter begins by considering the role of child abandonment in Western history. It argues that historians' overemphasis on laws and governmental institutions has distorted our ... More


Circulation

Elizabeth L. Krause

in Tight Knit: Global Families and the Social Life of Fast Fashion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226557915
eISBN:
9780226558103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226558103.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes how kin-related values, norms, and practices become entangled in the hegemony of global supply chains. A demographic paradox exists in significant births registered to foreign ... More


Orphanhood and the Transformation of Kinship, Fosterage, and Children’s Circulation Strategies

Kristen E. Cheney

in Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226437408
eISBN:
9780226437682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437682.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the way AIDS orphanhood has influenced child circulation and kin construction in Uganda. While many studies have documented the effects of AIDS on orphans and vulnerable ... More


The Beleaguered Magistrate

in The Unwanted Child: The Fate of Foundlings, Orphans, and Juvenile Criminals in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317274
eISBN:
9780226317298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317298.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes the story of city councilor and Nuremberg Findel administrator Albrecht Pö, who orchestrated governmental responses to a variety of related problems. The devastating war and ... More


The State Wards

in The Unwanted Child: The Fate of Foundlings, Orphans, and Juvenile Criminals in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317274
eISBN:
9780226317298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317298.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes the story of orphaned twins who entered into governmental care at the age of nine. On March 7, 1647, nine-year-old twins named Eberhardt and Susanna Schier were admitted into ... More


Stories behind History

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the relationship between birth parents and adopted children in the context of transnational adoption and the return of transnational adoptees in the birth parents' lives. ... More


Changing childhoods

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the transformation of Irish childhoods since the early decades of the twentieth century, and shows how demographic and socio-economic changes are intertwined with a ... More


Meeting the Lost and the Dead

Elise Prébin

in Meeting Once More: The Korean Side of Transnational Adoption

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760260
eISBN:
9780814764961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760260.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the similarities between feelings for the lost and feelings for the dead to show that the televised family meetings in South Korea between transnational adoptees and their birth ... More


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