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What Children Really Need: Towards a Critical Theory of Family Structure

Shelley Burtt

in The Moral and Political Status of Children

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242689
eISBN:
9780191598715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242682.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The ’new familists’ argue that sociological evidence on the relation between traditional two‐parent nuclear family and positive outcomes for their children justifies public‐policy measures aimed at ... More


Social Policy, Democracy, and Citizenship in Southern Europe

Marisol García and Neovi Karakatsanis

in Democracy and the State in the New Southern Europe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199202812
eISBN:
9780191708008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202812.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Democratization

Despite aggregate-level increases in social welfare spending over the three decades following democratization, Southern European countries still do not provide universal coverage for citizens. ... More


Rhetoric and Reality

David W. P. Elliott

in Changing Worlds: Vietnam’s Transition from Cold War to Globalization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195383348
eISBN:
9780199979172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383348.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers Marxist dreams in a capitalist world. It then considers a balance sheet of the impact of “new thinking” on Vietnam's political and social realities after two decades of reform. ... More


Balancing between Two Worlds: The Integration Stage of Bicultural Development

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

in Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how Latino immigrant families view the integration stage of bicultural development. Using alternation theory as a guide, it considers how the process of becoming bicultural is ... More


Gender Relations among Italian Americans

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter attempts to convey some of the thickly textured patterns of Italian-American gender relations. Edward C. Banfield put forth the theory of the southern Italian social system as an ... More


Family Sacrifices: The Worldviews and Ethics of Chinese Americans

Russell M. Jeung, Seanan S. Fong, and Helen Jin Kim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190875923
eISBN:
9780190875954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Family Sacrifices provides a comprehensive, sociological portrait of Chinese Americans’ most cherished values, practices, and ethics, ultimately illuminating why this ethnic group is the most ... More


Islamic Constitutionalism

Khan L. Ali and M. Ramadan Hisham

in Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641284
eISBN:
9780748653256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641284.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on Islamic constitutionalism, which is an integral part of contemporary ijtihad. As its defining attribute, an Islamic constitution submits to supremacy of the Basic Code, the ... More


Managing welfare in post-colonial Hong Kong

Chak Kwan Chan

in East Asian welfare regimes in transition: From Confucianism to globalisation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345523
eISBN:
9781447302162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345523.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter continues the analysis of social policy in the Hong Kong SAR. It focuses on the mode of welfare management: the essential nature of state intervention in welfare and the heavy impact of ... More


Enculturation after Immigration: How Latino Family Systems Change and How They Stay the Same during the Diffuse, Bifurcated Stage of Acculturation Contact

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

in Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores enculturation or culture-of-origin involvement, with particular emphasis on how Latino immigrant families maintain their ethnic identities. Drawing on a combination of ... More


Entre Dos Mundos/Between Two Worlds: A Bicultural Skills Training Prevention Program to Help Immigrant Families Cope with Acculturation Stress

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

in Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how bicultural skills training might be used within prevention programs to help Latino immigrant families cope with acculturation stress. In particular, it describes the Entre ... More


Second-Generation Chinese Americans: The Familism of the Nonreligious

Russell Jeung

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a study of second-generation Chinese Americans and how family is the center of their spirituality and religiosity. It demonstrates the difference between Western definitions of ... More


The tax system and welfare for families

Maria Cecilia Guerra

in The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter analyses the role played by the tax system in regards to family policies. Over time there have been attempts at an impossible reconciliation between two versions of the family: the one ... More


The intersections of state, family and church in Italy and Greece

Margarita Markoviti and Lina Molokotos-Liederman

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the fragile organisation of welfare in southern Europe, with Italy and Greece as examples. In the Mediterranean countries, it is the idea of ‘familism’ that best captures a ... More


Religion, welfare and gender: the post-communist experience

Siniša Zrinščak

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter looks at the complex situation in post-communist Europe, where the transition from a command economy to a neoliberal system has created new forms of exclusion, with rudimentary or ... More


The Qiaopi Trade as a Distinctive Form of Chinese Capitalism

Gregor Benton and Hong Liu

in Dear China: Emigrant Letters and Remittances, 1820-1980

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298415
eISBN:
9780520970540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298415.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter proposes a definition of the qiaopi trade in light of its distinctive features. Was it a modern form of “transnational capitalism” that depended on trust in a system of impersonal rules, ... More


Conclusions

Emmanuele Pavolini and Ugo Ascoli

in The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter summarizes and generally interprets the results of our attempt to reconstruct how the Italian welfare state has changed in the past two decades by looking at different policy fields. ... More


Introduction

Ugo Ascoli and Emmanuele Pavolini

in The Italian welfare state in a European perspective: A comparative analysis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316886
eISBN:
9781447316909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316886.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter describes the main traditional specific features of the Italian welfare state during the ‘golden age’: a mixed paradigm; a particularistic/clientelistic nature; a dual and fragmented ... More


Relative Matters: Family Values and Kinship Relations in Market Stalls

Ann Marie Leshkowich

in Essential Trade: Vietnamese Women in a Changing Marketplace

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839901
eISBN:
9780824868918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839901.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Vietnam during the 1990s, public discourse resounded with debates about the status and future of the Vietnamese family as an economic and cultural unit. For Bến Thành traders, a moralizing and ... More


The Future of Christian Marriage

Mark Regnerus

in The Future of Christian Marriage

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190064938
eISBN:
9780190064969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064938.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The foundational vision of marriage as a load-bearing structure has receded, but the core and key expectations of marriage have not changed. As a result, marriage rates have declined. Fewer ... More


New approaches to familism in the management of social policy for old age in Portugal

Alexandra Lopes

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Traditionally grounded on a ‘family model’, Southern European countries have come to terms with the recognition that there is a need to develop community care, social policy and to regulate long term ... More


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