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Why Families Are a National Security Issue

Merry Isaacs White

in Perfectly Japanese: Making Families in an Era of Upheaval

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217546
eISBN:
9780520936591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217546.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the cries and alarms of contemporary commentators worried about the shrinking birthrate in Japan. The need to ensure the futures of offspring makes demands on family economics ... More


Matching with Transfers: The Economics of Love and Marriage

Pierre-André Chiappori

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171739
eISBN:
9781400885732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171739.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Over the past few decades, matching models, which use mathematical frameworks to analyze allocation mechanisms for heterogeneous products and individuals, have attracted renewed attention in both ... More


Family Structure Change: A Discussion

Robert J. Willis

in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter provides an overview of the section of the text that examines family change. A main theme of the discussion is the emergence of the field of family economics and the importance of ... More


Conclusion

Pierre-André Chiappori

in Matching with Transfers: The Economics of Love and Marriage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171739
eISBN:
9781400885732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171739.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This concluding chapter discusses the progress that has been made with matching models on both the theoretical and the empirical front. Regarding theory, the power and the limits of the transferable ... More


The Contested Meanings and Intersections of Race

Janet K. Shim

in Heart-Sick: The Politics of Risk, Inequality, and Heart Disease

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786833
eISBN:
9781479866748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786833.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes epidemiologists' and lay people's discontent with racial classification, with special attention to a subtle but significant distinction in the source of their dissatisfaction. ... More


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