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Post‐Industrial Pressures on the Mature Welfare States

Paul Pierson

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the third of three chapters on the sources of pressure on contemporary national welfare states, all of which seek to show how examining the sources of strain carries implications for ... More


The Social and Demographic Framework

SHEILAGH OGILVIE

in A Bitter Living: Women, Markets, and Social Capital in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205548
eISBN:
9780191719219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205548.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Childcare often makes intensive use of women's time, so this chapter examines the demographic and familial framework in the pre-industrial German society under analysis in this book and sets it in a ... More


The Household and the Labour Market

Sara Horrell

in Work and Pay in 20th Century Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199212668
eISBN:
9780191712807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212668.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Changes in household structure, fertility rates, and domestic technology all have consequences for labour market behaviour. This chapter explores these links. It starts by describing household ... More


Household Economics

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

in Development Microeconomics

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The basic model of household structure and behaviour in the field of economic development is that of a household that is jointly engaged in production and consumption—an ‘agricultural household ... More


Widows

SHEILAGH OGILVIE

in A Bitter Living: Women, Markets, and Social Capital in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198205548
eISBN:
9780191719219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205548.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter investigates the economic position of widows in the pre-industrial German society under analysis in this book. Patterns of widows' work are distilled from a database of work observations ... More


Partition of the Household

T. N. Madan

in The Hindu Householder: The T.N. Madan Omnibus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069409
eISBN:
9780199080038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069409.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

So long as adult men are living together, with their wives and children, under the tutelage of their father, the Pandit ideal of the joint chulah is easy to maintain. But the situation in the ... More


From Individual Calorie Requirements to Per‐Capita Calorie Cut‐Off Points

Peter Svedberg

in Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The hurdles encountered in going from estimating calorie requirements for individuals to establishing a minimum per person calorie norm for households are analysed in Ch. 9. Households’ per person ... More


Epochal structures II: The anatomy of Maale production

Donald L. Donham

in History, Power, Ideology: Central Issues in Marxism and Anthropology

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520213371
eISBN:
9780520920798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213371.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels insisted that historical materialism is not a self-contained philosophy which can be used to trim the edges of history. This chapter uses Marxist theory to explain ... More


Aging and Housing Equity: Another Look

Steven F. Venti and David A. Wise

in Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903057
eISBN:
9780226903286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903286.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter examines the change in the home equity of older families as they age, beginning at ages just before retirement. It uses data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS), the Asset and ... More


Consumption and the changing nature of the household in later life

Ian Rees Jones, Martin Hyde, Christina R. Victor, Richard D. Wiggins, Chris Gilleard, and Paul Higgs

in Ageing in a consumer society: From passive to active consumption in Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348821
eISBN:
9781447301431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348821.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter studies the impact of the changes in household composition on consumption in later life. It also considers how many changes in the household structure have facilitated or held back the ... More


Households and institutionalisation

Catherine Cox

in Negotiating insanity in the southeast of Ireland, 1820-1900

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719075032
eISBN:
9781781704769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075032.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The main concern of this chapter is to identify the groups in nineteenth-century Irish society most susceptible to admission into, and discharge from, asylums through an examination of the social, ... More


Between Choice and Force: Marriage Practices in Afghanistan

Deborah J. Smith

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the manner in which individuals' opinions and desires frequently run counter to the demands of cultural norms, and also considers the diversity in how marriages in Afghanistan ... More


Common Folk in Nicholaevan Moscow

Alexander M. Martin

in Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605781
eISBN:
9780191750649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605781.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Moscow under Nicholas I underwent profound social changes. The aristocracy lost much of its social dominance, more peasants joined the urban social estates, and the middle estates—especially petty ... More


Family Structure Change: A Discussion

Robert J. Willis

in Lifecycle Events and Their Consequences: Job Loss, Family Change, and Declines in Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785853
eISBN:
9780804786430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785853.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter provides an overview of the section of the text that examines family change. A main theme of the discussion is the emergence of the field of family economics and the importance of ... More


Nurturing the Nation: The Family Politics of Modernizing, Colonizing, and Liberating Egypt, 1805-1923

Lisa Pollard

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240223
eISBN:
9780520937536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240223.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Focusing on gender and the family, this history reconsiders the origins of Egyptian nationalism and the revolution of 1919 by linking social changes in class and household structure to the politics ... More


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