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Family Matters

Zain Abdullah

in Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314250
eISBN:
9780199871797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314250.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Family is at the center of both African Muslim community life in New York City and Harlem society, and this chapter explores a number of issues related to it. But what family means to each group ... More


Families and Children

Sudhir Kakar

in The Inner World: A Psychoanalytical Study of Childhood and Society in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077152
eISBN:
9780199081103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077152.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter tries to identify the central psychological themes in Indian infancy and childhood and to interpret the long shadow they cast on the horizons of individual and cultural consciousness. It ... More


Who Cares for Preschool Children?

Jody Heymann

in Forgotten Families: Ending the Growing Crisis Confronting Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195156591
eISBN:
9780199943333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156591.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the experiences of families raising children from birth through preschool in Latin America, Asia, Europe, and North America. It reports findings from in-depth studies of more ... More


Men Do Matter: The Socially Supportive Role of the African American “Uncle” in the Lives of Single-Female Headed Households and At-Risk African American Male Youth

Joseph B. Richardson

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the role of nonbiological fathers, specifically the African American “uncle” as a vital but often overlooked source of social support in the lives of African American male ... More


The Roots Factor: The Church as a Second Home

Lewis V. Baldwin

in The Voice of Conscience: The Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380316
eISBN:
9780199869299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380316.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Martin Luther King, Jr.s upbringing in the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, in the 1930s and ’40s is treated, with some focus on how “the Ebenezer tradition” and the larger African ... More


Slave Family Structure

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Interstate slave trade and the nature of a slave's work—be it in the plantation or for domestic duties—has greatly hindered the formation of social connections among these people. For the minority ... More


Extended families, marriage, and inter‐city relations in (later) Athenian tragedy: Dynasts II *

Mark Griffith

in Why Athens?: A Reappraisal of Tragic Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199562329
eISBN:
9780191724978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562329.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Greek tragedy, as Aristotle observes in the Poetics, is primarily about elite families and violence committed or threatened within these families. In this chapter, after discussing the evidence ... More


Income Distribution and Alternative Organizational Forms Within the Rural Sector

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The effects are analysed of goods pricing and taxation policies on the distribution of welfare and real incomes (wages) of diverse individuals within the rural sector. It is then shown how the ... More


The Institutional Effect: Alternatives for Family Ties, the Role of Trust, and the Emergence of the Commercial Household

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses several issues, all with the underlying intention of refining and reorienting the nuclear-hardship debate. There is a need for such reorientation, as several indicators show ... 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


Membership

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the typical membership of a colonial family in Plymouth Colony. It suggests that small and essentially nuclear families were standard during this period, contrary to the widely ... More


The celebration of ‘Id al-fitr: notions of relatedness among extended families

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter analyses Iraqi women’s celebration of ‘Id al-fitr in order to explore the possibilities and difficulties of reconstructing religious ritual in a new social setting. For Iraqi families, ... More


Latino Fathers in Recovery

Ricardo Carrillo and Jerry Tello

in Parenting by Men Who Batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195309034
eISBN:
9780199863877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes pioneering work with Latino men in California who batter. The chapter discusses efforts to reconnect these men to positive concepts of parenting and manhood which are ... More


Safety Nets

Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb

in Religion and AIDS in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195335941
eISBN:
9780199979080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335941.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Throughout most of sub-Saharan Africa, publicly funded social safety nets are weak or non-existent. Religious organizations are among the only social institutions, outside the extended family, with ... More


Society and Politics

Allen Johnson

in Families of the Forest: The Matsigenka Indians of the Peruvian Amazon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232419
eISBN:
9780520936294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232419.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Matsigenka Indian society and politics. It shows the remarkable extent to which their everyday lives and interactions focus on the hearth and homestead of the nuclear-family ... More


Changing families

Nickie Charles, Charlotte Aull Davies, and Chris Harris

in Families in transition: Social change, family formation and kin relationships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347893
eISBN:
9781447302308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347893.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes how patterns of family formation and kin relationships have changed between 1960 and 2002, showing that there is more differentiation within families than there was in 1960 and ... More


Niara Sudarkasa: Inspiring Black Women’s Leadership

Erica Lorraine Williams

in The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042027
eISBN:
9780252050763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042027.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Niara Sudarkasa’s trajectory as a scholar, activist, and higher education administrator. Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and educated at Fisk University, Oberlin College, and ... More


The idea of the modern family

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/9780719091513.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes how both sociological and lay understandings of family change have been informed by the belief that modern families are fundamentally different from traditional families. It ... More


The Archival Landscape of Milton's Youth, University Years, and Pre‐London Residencies

Edward Jones

in Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698707
eISBN:
9780191740756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Focused upon the first three decades of Milton's life, this essay considers both the known and little known and suggests the information gap marking these years might be improved. Based upon the ... More


Wider Kin Connections

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines extended family, or wider-kin, connections in Plymouth Colony. Though Plymouth households were basically nuclear in structure, the sources from the period show a considerable ... More


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