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Traditional Law: The Patriarchal Family and Pressures for Change

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the Imperial family law as being partial to the patriarchal family, i.e., practicing principles of patriarchal authority, unequal status, and patrilineal kinship. It provides a ... More


The Possibilities of Judicial Revision

William G. Wagner

in Marriage, Property, and Law in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204473
eISBN:
9780191676291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204473.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter emphasizes the ability of the high court to initiate amendment in the family law, as demonstrated by the actions of the Civil Cassation Department to signify the property and personal ... More


Church Discipline and a Separation

Kim Tolley

in Heading South To Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624334
eISBN:
9781469624358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624334.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 5 analyzes Susan Nye Hutchison's separation from her husband. After her husband moved out of their home, Susan, who had been working as a teacher to support the family, left Georgia and ... More


Household Mistresses

Eleanor Hubbard

in City Women: Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199609345
eISBN:
9780191739088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609345.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the dual roles of early modern London wives as subject wives and household mistresses, paying particular attention to ways in which the relationship between husband and wife was ... More


Divorce and Health Outcomes: From Social Epidemiology to Social Psychophysiology

David A. Sbarra, Widyasita Nojopranoto, and Karen Hasselmo

in Interpersonal Relationships and Health: Social and Clinical Psychological Mechanisms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936632
eISBN:
9780190223250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936632.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews research on divorce and physical health outcomes across multiple levels of analyses. The chapter begins with a focus on (macro-level) research in the area of social epidemiology ... More


Wives and (unwed) mothers: women’s claims for financial support

Lindsay R. Moore

in Women Before the Court: Law and Patriarchy in the Anglo-American World, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136336
eISBN:
9781526144607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136343.00011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter assesses the legal power of wives, midwives and mothers in the legal regimes of Anglo-America. Though under coverture, wives clearly had a right to petition the courts to compel ... More


Marital Choice and Marital Crisis in Late Imperial Russia

Barbara Alpern Engel

in Domestic Tensions, National Anxieties: Global Perspectives on Marriage, Crisis, and Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199856749
eISBN:
9780190497613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856749.003.0002
Subject:
History, Family History, World Modern History

This chapter asks why Russian women included claims of involuntary marriage in appeals for marital separation, when such claims exerted no influence on officials of the Imperial Chancellery for ... More


Mrs. Anna Miesse, Local Doctor’s Wife

Kim E. Nielsen

in Money, Marriage, and Madness: The Life of Anna Ott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043147
eISBN:
9780252052026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043147.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter relays the limited information available about Ott’s early life, and focuses on her live as the wife of Dr. Jonathan Miesse in Chillicothe, Ohio. The household of this small-town ... More


Breaking Point

Steven C. Smith

in Music by Max Steiner: The Epic Life of Hollywood's Most Influential Composer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190623272
eISBN:
9780190623302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190623272.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American

GWTW restored Steiner to the top rank of film composers; and in 1940, Jack Warner assigned him to a series of A-pictures that remain jewels in that studio’s crown. In assessing scores for such movies ... More


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