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Communities of Care

Valerie Francisco-Menchavez

in The Labor of Care: Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041723
eISBN:
9780252050398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041723.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using a multidirectional care model, chapter three explores “communities of care” which are a form of reorganizing care horizontally, from migrants to other migrants informed by their transnational ... More


Stretched Kinship

John Wei

in Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities: Kinship, Migration, and Middle Classes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528271
eISBN:
9789882206304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528271.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Queer kinships are often physically and emotionally stretched when people leave their original families to pursue education and employment through internal or international migration. This chapter ... More


Michael’s Clan: The Arrival of the Father

Rosanna Hertz and Margaret K. Nelson

in Random Families: Genetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190888275
eISBN:
9780190888305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888275.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Gender and Sexuality

The same-sex couples highlighted in this narrative are members of the “families of choice” cohorts that arose during the 1980s. Although they were establishing a new family form, the mothers in a ... More


Material Visions: Artifacts in Community Contexts

Stacy C. Kozakavich

in The Archaeology of Utopian and Intentional Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056593
eISBN:
9780813053509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056593.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Artifacts made, bought, and used within past intentional communities demand careful interpretation. They may reaffirm or challenge our long-held ideas about a group, and as mute witnesses to the past ... More


“Is It All over My Face?”: Sounding a Communal Love Ethic at the Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic

Micah E. Salkind

in Do You Remember House?: Chicago's Queer of Color Undergrounds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190698416
eISBN:
9780190698454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698416.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

Chapter 5, whose title is taken from dance music pioneer Arthur Russell’s classic vocal house anthem, examines the ways that dancers, DJs, and other cultural entrepreneurs who came of age in the teen ... More


The (Un)Familiar in the Heart of the Family: Portraits of the Lesbian as a Married Woman

Aneeta Rajendran

in (Un)Familiar Femininities: Studies in Contemporary Lesbian South Asian Texts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199454914
eISBN:
9780199085385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454914.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter studies the figure of the femme woman-identified-woman within heteropatriarchy, invisibilized in discourses that privilege visible “out” homosexual identities. Eroticized mother–daughter ... More


Choice in Donor Sibling Networks

Rosanna Hertz and Margaret K. Nelson

in Random Families: Genetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190888275
eISBN:
9780190888305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888275.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Gender and Sexuality

The conclusion of the book explains how relationships within networks of donor siblings begin with the idea of genes. Initially, both parents and children talk about a connection that highlights ... More


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