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Development in Late Life: Older Lesbian and Gay Lives

James D. Reid

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter provides a comprehensive review of the core concepts and issues involved in the study of adults who are lesbians, homosexuals, and bisexuals shifting the attention away from beliefs of ... More


The Roads to Reproduction: Comparing Life-Course Trajectories in Preindustrial Eurasia

Martin Dribe, Matteo Manfredini, and Michel Oris

in Similarity in Difference: Marriage in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter studies the transition to first birth using a sequential approach analyzing trajectories in a comparative perspective across seven Eurasian populations. The analysis makes use of ... More


Localization of Bodies in Time: Life Cycle and Other Crises

Hager El Hadidi

in Zar: Spirit Possession, Music, and Healing Rituals in Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774166976
eISBN:
9781617978135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166976.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explores the association between zar possession crises and those that relate to the anxieties around periods of transitions in the life cycle of a person. Symptoms of zar affliction tend ... More


Calling over the Life Course: Sociological Insights

Catherine Fobes

in Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Undergraduate education can make it seem as though vocational reflection and discernment is a once-and-for-all event, in which students find sudden enlightenment about their futures. In reality, we ... More


Social Investment and Its Critics

Anton Hemerijck

in The Uses of Social Investment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790488
eISBN:
9780191831744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The introduction to the volume surveys the emergence, diffusion, limits, merits, and politics of social investment as an ‘emerging’ welfare policy paradigm for the knowledge-based economy. After ... More


‘We belong to the land’: British immigrants in Australia contemplating or realising their return ‘home’ in later life

John Percival

in Return migration in later life: International perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447301226
eISBN:
9781447311010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301226.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter investigates perspectives on belonging and attachment to native place. Biographical interviews were carried out in the UK and Australia, in 2010, with older people who emigrated to ... More


Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity

C. Riley Snorton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901721
eISBN:
9781452958736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901721.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In Black on Both Sides, C. Riley Snorton identifies multiple intersections between blackness and transness from the mid-nineteenth century to present-day anti-black and anti-trans legislation and ... More


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