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The Yellow Thearch's Body Image

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Historical documents enable us to reconstruct the beginnings of medicine from the second and first centuries bc. These documents are referred as the writings of the Yellow Thearch (also known as the ... More


Grandparenting in divorced families

Neil Ferguson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is the first in-depth exploration of grandparents' relationships with adult children and grandchildren in divorced families. It asks what part grandparents might play in public policy and ... More


Grandparenthood

Jonathan Herring

in Older People in Law and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers the position of grandparents in the law. An increasing amount of child care is undertaken by grandparents. Sociological data discussing the role grandparents play are examined. ... More


Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Sara Arber and Virpi Timonen (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Grandparenting in the 21st century is at the heart of profound family and societal changes. It is of increasing social and economic significance yet many dimensions of grandparenting are still poorly ... More


Grandmothers at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs

Madonna Harrington Meyer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729236
eISBN:
9780814738153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Young working mothers are not the only ones who are struggling to balance family life and careers. Many middle-aged American women face this dilemma as they provide routine childcare for their ... More


Activities with grandparents

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on grandchildren who have regular face-to-face contact with grandparents and the importance they and their grandparents attach to the grandparent-grandchild relationship. It ... More


Understanding adolescent grandchildren's influence on their grandparents

Alice Delerue Matos and Rita Borges Neves

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Grandparents have long been studied as agents of socialization and the mutually of the grandparent-grandchild influence has been overlooked. This chapter focuses the forgotten socialization agent of ... More


Transnational grandmother–grandchild relationships in the context of migration from Lithuania to Ireland

Dovile Vildaite

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the impact of transnational family migration on the relationships between Lithuanian migrant adolescents living in Ireland and their non-migrant grandmothers residing in ... More


Grandfamilies in the United States: an intersectional analysis

Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab and April L. Few-Demo

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter utilised the theoretical framework of intersectionality to provide a critical analysis of grandparents raising grandchildren, or grandfamilies, in the United States. The analysis focused ... More


Can Chinese grandparents say no? A comparison of grandmothers in two Asian cities

Esther C.L. Goh and Sheng-li Wang

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines two dominant research constructs namely, ‘cultural obligation’ and ‘intergenerational reciprocity’ in caring for grandchildren in Chinese societies – Fuzhou and Singapore. ... More


The Aging of the Japanese Family: Meanings of Grandchildren in Old Age

Susan Orpett Long

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the relationships of grandparents and great-grandparents to their grandchildren and great-grandchildren, with particular emphasis on the meaning of grandchildren in aging and ... More


Juggling Work and Grandchildren

Madonna Harrington Meyer

in Grandmothers at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729236
eISBN:
9780814738153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729236.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter examines how grandmothers balance the time for their work and the time for their grand children. Research shows that these women are working for a number of hours, and also caring for ... More


Social and Health Pros and Cons

Madonna Harrington Meyer

in Grandmothers at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729236
eISBN:
9780814738153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729236.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter focuses on the social and health conditions of grandmothers who care for their grandchildren. Grandmothers with plenty of resources, who are working and caring for fewer hours per week, ... More


Balancing Care and Work

Madonna Harrington Meyer

in Grandmothers at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729236
eISBN:
9780814738153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729236.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This introductory chapter presents the account of Dianne, a working grandmother who is balancing work and caring for grandchildren. She works full-time as an elected official while also taking care ... More


Grandparenting

Pat Chambers, Graham Allan, Chris Phillipson, and Mo Ray

in Family practices in later life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420534
eISBN:
9781447302346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter deals with the ways in which older people exercise their grandparenting. It focuses on the character of relationships that grandmothers and grandfathers sustain with their grandchildren ... More


Grandparents’ relationships with grandchildren: continuity and change

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter asks ‘what importance do grandchildren attach to their relationship with their grandparents and how might these relationships be affected by divorce?’; and ‘is there evidence of ... More


Discipline and favouritism

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers the issues of child discipline and favouritism and ‘the rules’ that apply to the relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren. It asks: 1) does the ‘norm of ... More


The main grandparents

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter observes that once parents separate, grandparents on the mother's side of the family often play a more significant role in supporting their daughter and caring for grandchildren, and ... More


Communicating in divorced families

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores how, and to what extent, the three generations in the group of divorced families communicated with each other about marriage breakdown and its consequences. It looks at the way ... More


‘Being there’: grandparents’ financial, emotional and childcare support

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch, and Margaret Robinson

in Grandparenting in divorced families

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344984
eISBN:
9781447302452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344984.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the range and extent of support that grandparents provided for parents and grandchildren, particularly after a marriage breakdown. It explores parents' assumptions about ... More


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