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‘Doing good by wholesale’: women, gender, and politics in the family network of Thomas Fowell Buxton

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on a family network and considers how the various sites of political engagement — the ‘public’ sphere, the parochial realm, and the family — functioned together in the ... More


Family practices in later life

Pat Chambers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420534
eISBN:
9781447302346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

There is no shortage of political and moral commentary on family life. Frequently the underlying theme of these commentaries is the decline of contemporary family commitment, particularly when older ... More


Reaching the Limit: Granting Insiders and Outsiders Rights

in Family, Law, and Community: Supporting the Covenant

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074993
eISBN:
9780226075020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075020.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines family autonomy from a more structural stance, as a network of relationships best calculated to create social capital for the couple and their children (as well as for society ... More


Family life

Matej Blazek

in Rematerialising Children'S Agency: Everyday practices in a post-socialist estate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447322740
eISBN:
9781447322764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322740.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores one of the children’s most important relationships, family and family life, significant because of the frequency, intensity, and relevance to other everyday circumstances, but ... More


Pathways to Parliament

Shirin M. Rai and Carole Spary

in Performing Representation: Women Members in the Indian Parliament

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489053
eISBN:
9780199093861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489053.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on the different routes women political actors take to get to the Parliament. It outlines four such routes—kinship and family networks, social and political movements, the party ... More


Families and Communities of Common Descent

Margrit Pernau

in Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-century Delhi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092285
eISBN:
9780199082582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092285.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

Membership in a family and an extended network of relatives was one of the key factors determining an individual’s social and economic status in Delhi in the first half of the nineteenth century. The ... More


Why Not to Regulate

Naomi Cahn

in The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the arguments raised against the increased regulation of fertility markets. The first argument is that donor-conceived family networks differ so fundamentally from more ... More


Adaptation: Creating the Customs of the Colonial Family

Jane E. Mangan

in Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199768578
eISBN:
9780190456139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768578.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 5 begins with a discussion of indigenous family practices in Lima and Arequipa, such as indigenous marriage and dowries. It goes on to argue that many urban families in the sixteenth century ... More


10 Why Not to Regulate

Naomi Cahn

in The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772034
eISBN:
9780814772041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772034.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the arguments raised against the increased regulation of fertility markets. The first argument is that donor-conceived family networks differ so fundamentally from more ... More


Social Integration: Building a Family, a Community, and a Life

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the social integration of Mexican immigrants. The immigrants interviewed in this study display an intense organizational life through participation in one or more associations ... More


Introduction

David Siddle

in Migration, Mobility and Modernization

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238836
eISBN:
9781846313578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313578.001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Rapid urban industrialisation and economic expansion set the tide of migrants in motion. This book studies the motives and behaviour of migrating people, and their contributions to the process of ... More


Australia

Simon Ville

in Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution, and Resilience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717973
eISBN:
9780191787591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717973.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

Business groups have been limited in number and influence for most of Australia’s modern history. Several entrepreneurs managed a diversified portfolio of interests, and business families often ... More


Ageing immigrants and the question of return: new answers to an old dilemma?

Claudio Bolzman

in Return migration in later life: International perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447301226
eISBN:
9781447311010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301226.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter is based partly on an empirical study of the circumstances of 442 Italian and Spanish immigrants nearing retirement, carried out as part of the Swiss National Research Programme on ... More


Tu Peor Es Nada: Gender, Courtship, and Marriage

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 situates the historical lens to south of the border—to Calvillo, Aguascalientes, specifically—to probe how and why María Concepción “Conchita” Alvarado, the author’s mother, a vibrant, ... More


Legacy: Recognition, Inheritance, and Law on the Colonial Family Tree

Jane E. Mangan

in Transatlantic Obligations: Creating the Bonds of Family in Conquest-Era Peru and Spain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199768578
eISBN:
9780190456139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768578.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History, European Early Modern History

This chapter argues that many fathers, and some mothers, in sixteenth-century Peru used wills to meet obligations to complex family networks that stretched across the ocean and bridged legal and ... More


Divorce: Broken and Unbroken Bonds

Xiaoying Qi

in Remaking Families in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197510988
eISBN:
9780197511015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510988.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Marriage and the Family

Divorce in China involves not only a disengaging couple but also their children, parents, and other relatives, who all play a significant role in the process. This chapter shows that a decision to ... More


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