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Justice and Legitimacy in Upbringing

Matthew Clayton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199268948
eISBN:
9780191603693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268940.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book defends a particular liberal conception of justice and legitimacy, and applies it to certain issues concerning the upbringing of children. It begins by offering an account of liberal ... More


Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Jill Duerr Berrick and Neil Gilbert (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Over the last half a century, technological and medical advances, shifting patterns of employment, the loosening of marital bonds, changing social norms, and the women's rights movement have ... More


Childrearing Rights and Their Distribution

Matthew Clayton

in Justice and Legitimacy in Upbringing

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199268948
eISBN:
9780191603693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268940.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

On what bases should childrearing rights and resources be allocated to different individuals? Criticising child-centred responses to this question, this chapter sets out a dual interest conception ... More


The Past Is Not a Foreign Country: The Historical Education of Policy

Paula S. Fass

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter provides an historical overview of the problems and issues of childrearing in American families. By the 19th century, domestic family life began to concentrate on childrearing, ... More


Motherhood, Work, and Family Policy

Neil Gilbert

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter shifts the focus from women on the fast track to high-powered professional careers to mothers employed in average working-and-middle-class jobs. From this perspective, a range of ... More


The Disciplining and Instructive Parent

Joanne Bailey

in Parenting in England 1760-1830: Emotion, Identity, and Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199565191
eISBN:
9780191740664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565191.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Family History

This chapter discusses features of childrearing from the parents’ perspective. Both mothers and fathers were tasked with raising happy and virtuous children. In this process, emotional management was ... More


The Cultural Nature of Attachment: Contextualizing Relationships and Development

Heidi Keller and Kim A. Bard (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036900
eISBN:
9780262342872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036900.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It is generally acknowledged that attachment relationships are important for infants and young children, but there is little clarity on what exactly constitutes such a relationship. Does it occur ... More


Breaking the Ties That Bound: The Politics of Marital Strife in Late Imperial Russia

Barbara Alpern Engel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449512
eISBN:
9780801460692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449512.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Russia's Great Reforms of 1861 were sweeping social and legal changes that aimed to modernize the country. In the following decades, rapid industrialization and urbanization profoundly transformed ... More


Playdate: "Parents, Children and the New Expectations of Play"

Tamara R. Mose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814760512
eISBN:
9780814724668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760512.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

A playdate is an organized meeting where parents come together with their children at a public or private location to interact socially or “play.” Children no longer simply “go out and play,” rather, ... More


Introduction

Vigen Guroian

in Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child's Moral Imagination

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152647
eISBN:
9780199849192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152647.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Children are not pure innocents, as every new parent quickly learns. They are vitally concerned with distinguishing good from evil and truth from falsehood. Children need guidance and more road maps ... More


On Becoming a Real Human Child: Pinocchio

Vigen Guroian

in Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child's Moral Imagination

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152647
eISBN:
9780199849192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152647.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses issues related to growing up and childrearing. All children want to grow up. In the Disney animation, real boyhood is bestowed on Pinocchio, the protagonist, as a reward for ... More


Terrorism in the Home

Claudia Card

in The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145083
eISBN:
9780199833115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145089.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Against activists who advocate extending marriage to same‐sex couples, this chapter supports skepticism regarding the very institutions of marriage and motherhood by arguing that these institutions ... More


Tropical Childhoods: Health, Hygiene and Nature

David M. Pomfret

in Youth and Empire: Trans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795173
eISBN:
9780804796866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795173.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘Tropical Childhoods’ argues that in the late imperial era European claims for cultural primacy came to rest firmly upon domestic norms. It shows how elite residents linked the household and the ... More


Cultural Contagions: Children in the Colonial Home

David M. Pomfret

in Youth and Empire: Trans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795173
eISBN:
9780804796866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795173.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘Cultural Contagions’ looks at the ‘intimate’ space of the home and parents' and servants' attempts to micromanage children within it. This chapter argues that children in the colonial home were ... More


Afterword

Peter N. Stearns

in Shame: A Brief History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041402
eISBN:
9780252050008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041402.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This brief conclusion picks up on the current confusions over shame and shaming, as a result of the complex pattern of change over the past 200 years, and offers some thoughts about desirable ... More


Childrearing

Edmund L. Drago

in Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses childrearing in South Carolina in 1860 as a transition from premodern to modern. Civil war was on its peak at this time, and women and children were all affected. Despite being ... More


Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town

Barbara Rogoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195319903
eISBN:
9780199893744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319903.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book provides a unique window on the cultural nature of human development. The ideas are illustrated with the life and work of a Mayan woman who was born to be a sacred midwife. The ideas are ... More


Families, Parents and Children

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines religious freedom issues that concern the family and parents. There can be no doubt that religiously devout parents are vitally interested in the successful transmission of ... More


Self-Esteem in Time and Place: How American Families Imagine, Enact, and Personalize a Cultural Ideal

Peggy J. Miller and Grace E. Cho

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199959723
eISBN:
9780190698898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199959723.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Self-Esteem in Time and Place reveals how self-esteem became a touchstone of American childrearing in the early years of the twenty-first century. Until now, almost nothing has been known about ... More


A Worldly Life of Desire: Marriage, Children, Money, and Sex

Raphael A. Cadenhead

in Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297968
eISBN:
9780520970106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297968.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 4 is the first chapter in part B of the book, “The Ascetical and Eschatological Mixture of Male and Female,” which considers the significance of two major life-events—the death of two of his ... More


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