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Inside the Famille Nombreuse

Leslie Tuttle

in Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter offers a social and demographic analysis of the large families who claimed pronatalist tax exemptions in Old Regime France between 1666 and 1760. Samples suggest that recipients were ... More


Family Factors

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates the importance of family factors as predictors of offending. The findings reveal that strongest predictor is usually criminal or antisocial parents while other quite strong and ... More


Implementing Pronatalist Policy

Leslie Tuttle

in Conceiving the Old Regime: Pronatalism and the Politics of Reproduction in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195381603
eISBN:
9780199870295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381603.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

Louis XIV's 1666 pronatalist policy offered tax privileges to fathers of ten or more children in order to encourage marriage and abundant procreation. This chapter offers a picture of the day‐to‐day ... More


Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Leonore Davidoff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199546480
eISBN:
9780191730993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546480.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History, Family History

The theme of this book is the kinship relationships that were central to nineteenth‐century nascent capitalist society. The middle classes were at the forefront of this development, but as yet only a ... More


Conclusion

Leonore Davidoff

in Thicker than Water: Siblings and their Relations, 1780-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199546480
eISBN:
9780191730993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546480.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History, Family History

Living in a large family is now beyond most people's comprehension. Current opinions about the basis of intimate ties range from claims of freedom to choose emotional and sexual relationships to the ... More


Blessed with Children: From Dogma to Subsidies

Alon Tal

in The Land Is Full: Addressing Overpopulation in Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300216882
eISBN:
9780300224955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216882.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines Israel's pro-natal policies. Support begins prior to delivery. Prenatal care in Israel is free and exemplary, improving the collective health of mother and child dramatically. ... More


Old Ways and New

Susan E. Klepp

in Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility, and Family Limitation in America, 1760-1820

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833223
eISBN:
9781469600796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833223.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the religious, political, and economic realities that had long supported large families and high fertility. It looks, too, at the religious and economic changes in the eighteenth ... More


“Be Fruitful and Multiply”: Jewish Procreation And Ultra-Orthodox Fertility

Alon Tal

in The Land Is Full: Addressing Overpopulation in Israel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300216882
eISBN:
9780300224955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216882.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the Haredi communities and their high fertility rates. While birthrates among most secular Israelis—Jewish and Arab—are only modestly greater than those in many Western ... More


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