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American Women's Transition to Adulthood in Comparative Perspective

Elizabeth Fussell and Anne H. Gauthier

in On the Frontier of Adulthood: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226748894
eISBN:
9780226748924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748924.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter compares the timing and prevalence of transitions to independent living and family formation to determine whether young people are rejecting family formation and to ascertain how social ... More


The Influence of Attitudes, Values, and Beliefs*

Arland Thornton, William G. Axinn, and Yu Xie

in Marriage and Cohabitation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226798660
eISBN:
9780226798684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226798684.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Attitudes, values, and beliefs are central factors in theoretical models of family formation behavior and key elements in understanding changing patterns of family formation. This chapter examines ... More


Lesbian and Gay Adoptive Parent Families: Assessment, Clinical Issues, and Intervention

Abbie E. Goldberg and Mark Gianino

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0058
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides an overview of assessment and intervention issues in clinical practice with lesbian and gay adoptive parent families. It begins by describing the context of lesbian and gay ... More


Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Margret Fine-Davis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The last several decades have witnessed major changes in gender roles and family patterns, as well as a falling birth rate in Ireland and the rest of Europe. This book presents the results of the ... More


Marriage Strategies and Family Formation

Damian Alan Pargas

in The Quarters and the Fields: Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035147
eISBN:
9780813038773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035147.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the nature of slave family formation as determined by slaveholding size and sex ratios. How did enslaved people adapt to the physical and demographic boundaries of their ... More


The different Italian and British contexts: the link to women’s employment patterns

Cristina Solera

in Women in and out of paid work: Changes across generations in Italy and Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349309
eISBN:
9781447304319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349309.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Italy and Britain differ greatly in the level, type, and pattern of women's labour market participation, in their normative and institutional contexts, and in the way that these have changed from the ... More


Between Constraints and Coercion: Marriage and Social Reproduction in Northern and Central Italy in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Renzo Derosas, Marco Breschi, Alessio Fornasin, Matteo Manfredini, and Cristina Munno

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The main theories of household and marriage systems outlined by historians and demographers are unable to account for the astonishing variety of family and marriage patterns that characterize modern ... More


Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Family Rhythms is a comprehensive, user-friendly text that opens a new window on family change in Ireland. The authors draw on major new qualitative longitudinal datasets to develop a rich account of ... 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


Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Charlotte J. Patterson and Anthony R. D'Augelli (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

A tremendous outpouring of psychological research on sexual orientation has occurred in recent years, and interested readers have been hard-pressed to keep up with the pace of scholarship in this ... More


Family formation: attitudes and behaviour

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This is one of the central chapters of the book. It presents new measures of Attitudes to Family Formation. As in the case with Attitudes to Gender Roles, these were developed first on the basis of ... More


Godly Walkers

Douglas L. Winiarski

in Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469628264
eISBN:
9781469628288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628264.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Drawing on an exceptional collection of church admission relations from the town of Haverhill, Massachusetts, Part 1 examines the widely shared religious vocabulary through which Congregational ... More


Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Catherine Ceniza Choy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the last fifty years, transnational adoption—specifically, the adoption of Asian children—has exploded in popularity as an alternative path to family making. Despite the cultural acceptance of ... More


Healthy Transitions to Family Formation

Erin Kramer Holmes, Geoffrey Brown, Kevin Shafer, and Nate Stoddard

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The chapter “Healthy Transitions to Family Formation” focuses on two features of family formation: preparing to build long-term partnerships and preparing to become parents. The chapter pays special ... More


Population and Politics in India

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

in The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter first offers a rough sketch of post-1980 demographic developments in India and then turns to population policies and the controversies surrounding them. The Indian story is one in which ... More


Introduction: Matching Models in Economics

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/9780691171739.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter considers two related puzzles that are directly related to family formation (and dissolution) and to intrafamily allocation: the first deals with the increase in inequality in the United ... More


People’s priorities and values

Margret Fine-Davis

in Changing Gender Roles and Attitudes to Family Formation in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096969
eISBN:
9781526115362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096969.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In order to better understand the determinants of family formation, we examined people’s values and priorities, as these undoubtedly contribute to people’s life choices. Taking into account social ... More


The Age of Division

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

in Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on how the age at family formation mirrors the different ideals of the red and blue families. According to research, adults use their amygdala which is the evolutionary older, ... More


Introduction

Heather Joshi, Kirstine Hansen, and Shirley Dex

in Children of the 21st century (Volume 2): The first five years

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424761
eISBN:
9781447301790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424761.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter introduces the UK Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) which is the fourth of a set of world-renowned national cohort studies in Britain, each following a group of individuals drawn from the ... More


Introduction: International Adoption Nation

Catherine Ceniza Choy

in Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717226
eISBN:
9781479886388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717226.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book examines the historical origins of the highly celebrated and deeply controversial Asian international adoption in America. Drawing on the author's experience living and teaching in ... More


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