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Marital Correspondence

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter surveys correspondence between spouses, emphasizing the variety and complexity of marital experience, and examining the effects on letters as a source of rising female literacy and ... More


Introduction: Reassessing Late Medieval Romance

Rosalind Brown‐Grant

in French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines how traditional negative assessments of the historical climate and culture of the late middle ages in France ever since the time of scholars such as Johan Huizinga, have led to ... More


The Constitutionalization of American Family Law: The Case of the Right to Marry

Jerome A. Barron

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Under the U.S. Constitution, the freedom to marry, or not marry, a person of another race resides in the individual and cannot be infringed by the State. Chief Justice Earl Warren protected the ... More


Marriage

William Cornish

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XIII: 1820–1914 Fields of Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239757
eISBN:
9780191705151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239757.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter on marriage in the 19th century covers the values of marriage, the capacity to marry and nullification, the prohibited degrees of marital relationship, pre-contracts and religious ... More


The Legal Regulation of Adult Domestic Relationships

Kenneth Mck Norrie

in Mixed Jurisdictions Compared: Private Law in Louisiana and Scotland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638864
eISBN:
9780748651443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638864.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the legal regulation of adult domestic relationships to illustrate how, in Scotland and Louisiana, social changes led to the parallel development of domestic legal rules in ... More


Sheep without a Shepherd; or, What Women Experienced

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The diaries and correspondence of two dozen northern Protestant women offer little evidence of a close bond with a pastor unless the pastoral relationship became a marital relationship. Despite ... More


‘What’s marital status got to do with it?’: gender inequalities in economic resources, health and functional abilities among older adults

Carin Lennartsson and Olle Lundberg

in Health inequalities and welfare resources: Continuity and change in Sweden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347589
eISBN:
9781447302483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347589.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter aims to investigate whether present marital relationship and variation in lifetime resources contribute to economic and health inequalities between older men and older women. It studies ... More


Civilization and Morality: Manichaean Attitudes among the Occupiers of Southern Rhodesia, 1890–1905

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

‘Morality’ and ‘civilization’ dominated white discussions of African sexual behaviour. This chapter argues that the terms had little intrinsic meaning, serving only to justify making black sex a ... More


Marriage within Scottish culture

Katie Barclay

in Love, Intimacy and Power: Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650–1850

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084904
eISBN:
9781781702598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084904.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides the institutional and cultural context for marital relationships in Scotland, highlighting how the Church, State and popular culture created a patriarchal context for marriage ... More


The Effects of Sex Steroids in Humans: Activating Effects

Jacques Balthazart

in The Biology of Homosexuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199838820
eISBN:
9780199919512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838820.003.0037
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter argues that sexual motivation in humans and animals is essentially the result of the action of sex steroids on the brain and in particular on preoptic, hypothalamic, and limbic ... More


The Ending of Relationships by Death: The Financial Consequences

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

Far more marriages end by death than divorce. But English law has traditionally adopted the principle of freedom of testation. What should happen if a testator’s will makes inadequate provision for ... More


Love, Intimacy and Power: Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650–1850

Katie Barclay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084904
eISBN:
9781781702598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084904.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Through an analysis of the correspondence of over one hundred couples from the Scottish elites across the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, this book explores how ideas around the nature of ... More


From Uplift to New Negia Marriages: Changing Ideals of Sexuality and Activism in African American Marriages, 1890–1940

Anastasia C. Curwood

in Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834343
eISBN:
9781469603872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868386_curwood.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

At the turn of the twentieth century, African Americans developed changing attitudes toward marriages. This chapter explains how ideals of marriage and sexuality changed after World War I. ... More


Love and Trouble in Interwar Marriages

Anastasia C. Curwood

in Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834343
eISBN:
9781469603872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868386_curwood.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter delves into the interactions of public and private life, and the role of intimacy and sexuality in maintaining marital relationships. It demonstrates how history and individuality became ... More


Introduction

Anastasia C. Curwood

in Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834343
eISBN:
9781469603872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868386_curwood.4
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book presents stories of interwar African American married couples. Studying black marriages from the inside out, it probes the inner lives of African Americans during the interwar period and ... More


Creating “Similar” Others at Transnational Matchmaking Agencies in Japan

Chigusa Yamaura

in Marriage and Marriageability: Marriage and Marriageability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750144
eISBN:
9781501750168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750144.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the lived experiences of Japanese men at transnational marriage agencies and asks how they came to view Chinese women as marriageable. It focuses on the ways marriage brokers ... More


The Age of Division

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

in Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter focuses on how the age at family formation mirrors the different ideals of the red and blue families. According to research, adults use their amygdala which is the evolutionary older, ... More


The Everyday Challenges of Upward Mobility: Class Identity and Married Couples

Anastasia C. Curwood

in Stormy Weather: Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834343
eISBN:
9781469603872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807868386_curwood.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the ways that class, work, and skin color affected marital relationships, and how couples arranged the economic and social capital of their households to maximize upward ... More


Madness and Marriage

in ‘The Most Dreadful Visitation’: Male Madness in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238393
eISBN:
9781846314186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238393.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Victorian period witnessed a great deal of controversy and — eventually — legislation concerning marriage. The implications of the legal position and the consequences in terms of human ... More


Family, Identity, and the Individual in India

Nandita Chaudhary and Shashi Shukla

in Psychology: Volume 2: Individual and the Social: Processes and Issues

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199498857
eISBN:
9780190990602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498857.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

As a universal social institution, the family has always attracted much academic interest in multiple areas of study. This chapter examines the theory of family and explores family life in India. In ... More


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