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Perfectly Prep: Gender Extremes at a New England Prep School

Sarah A. Chase

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195308815
eISBN:
9780199894154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308815.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Moving into a senior boys' dorm at a co-ed New England preparatory school, I soon noticed vast behavioral differences among the students that I found hard to understand. In an environment of ... More


Proper Men and Proper Women: Parental Affection in the Chinese Family

William Jankowiak

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how structural and emotional issues are intertwined in the lives of men and women in Huhhot, capital of the Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. ... More


A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Andrea L. Turpin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores how the entrance of women into US colleges and universities shaped changing ideas about the moral and religious purposes of higher education in unexpected ways, and in turn shaped ... More


Country Modes: Cultural Politics and Political Resistance

Kate Haulman

in The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834879
eISBN:
9781469602929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869291_haulman.7
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how Robert R. Livingston engaged in a cultural trend that reenvisioned social status in gendered ways and, in turn, remade gender ideals in class-specific terms. Around ... More


The Trials of Marriage

Suzannah Lipscomb

in The Voices of Nimes: Women, Sex, and Marriage in Reformation Languedoc

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198797661
eISBN:
9780191839030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797661.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Section 1 of this chapter considers the experience of marriage breakdown among ordinary people. It examines the causes of marital disharmony, revealing gender ideals and how spouses failed to meet ... More


America’s Confessional: Advice Columns and Their Readers

Julie Golia

in Newspaper Confessions: A History of Advice Columns in a Pre-Internet Age

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197527788
eISBN:
9780197527818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527788.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

In the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s, newspaper advice columnists and letter writers came together to create a complex and interactive exchange of advice that both responded to and contributed to the ... More


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