Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 items

  • Keywords: head of household x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Unpacking the Dynamics of Differential Access to Education

Mohd. Sanjeer Alam

in Religion, Community, and Education: The Case of Rural Bihar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076940
eISBN:
9780199080946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076940.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Inter-group inequality in education is a function of a complex web of factors. As the constraints to schooling are often interrelated and mutually reinforcing, they are therefore not always easily ... More


Widowhood

Allyson M. Poska

in Women and Authority in Early Modern Spain: The Peasants of Galicia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199265312
eISBN:
9780191708763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265312.003.05
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Elderly women, especially widows, were a prominent part of early modern rural society. While the stereotype of the poor widow has some resonance in Galicia, most widows had already served as de facto ... More


Out-of-Court Mediation: Family and Friendship Relations in Egypt

Nadia Sonneveld

in Khul' Divorce in Egypt: Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164842
eISBN:
9781617971082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164842.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Questions whether the legal provision of mediation is indicative of the decreasing ability of the family to settle marital discord. Shows how these households exemplify the decreasing strength of ... More


Introduction

Rose Stremlau

in Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book begins with the story of Nannie Wolfe and how she lost the farm in Chewey, Adair County, Oklahoma, that had been her home for thirty-four years. She was then sixty-eight years old. Nannie ... More


View: