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Never Married: Singlewomen in Early Modern England

Amy M. Froide

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270606
eISBN:
9780191710216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270606.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book presents original research on women who never married in early modern England. It reintroduces us to the category of marital status and to the significant ways it shaped the life ... More


The Relationship of Adult Mental Disorders to Socioeconomic Status, Race/Ethnicity, Marital Status, and Urbanicity of Residence

Silvia S. Martins, Jean Ko, Sachiko Kuwabara, Diana Clarke, Pierre Alexandre, Peter Zandi, Tamar Mendelson, Preben Bo Mortensen, and William W. Eaton

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390445
eISBN:
9780199950416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390445.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents an overview of recent literature and new data on differences in the prevalence of mental disorders across four key social variables: socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, ... More


Understanding Baby Boomers’ Retirement Prospects

Brigitte Madrian, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Beth J. Soldo

in Redefining Retirement: How Will Boomers Fare?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199230778
eISBN:
9780191710971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230778.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter assesses Baby Boom retirement prospects, comparing the outlook for this cohort with experiences of previous generations. The impact of aging is assessed using the Social Security's Model ... More


The Sufficiency of Retirement Savings: Comparing Cohorts at the Time of Retirement

Brigitte Madrian, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Beth J. Soldo

in Redefining Retirement: How Will Boomers Fare?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199230778
eISBN:
9780191710971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230778.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Assessing savings sufficiency requires detailed information on both potential retirement benefits and the characteristics of a national sample of older citizens. The analysis uses the Health and ... More


Analysis of a Two-Way Table

Steve Selvin

in Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146189
eISBN:
9780199864720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the relationship between marital status and the incidence of cancer of the rectum among white and African-American males. Incident cases of rectal cancer were abstracted from ... More


Cross-Sectional Patterns of Employment and Hours Changes

Casey B. Mulligan

in The Redistribution Recession: How Labor Market Distortions Contracted the Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942213
eISBN:
9780199980772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942213.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter shows that employment and hours changes 2007–10 were not uniform across demographic groups, but rather fell in amounts related to changes in log self-reliance rates. Self-reliance rate ... More


Marital Status as a Category of Difference: Singlewomen and Widows

Amy M. Froide

in Never Married: Singlewomen in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270606
eISBN:
9780191710216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270606.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines how marital status differentiated the lives of women in early modern England. It posits a clear distinction between the experiences of ever-married women (e.g., wives and ... 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


Introduction

Amy M. Froide

in Never Married: Singlewomen in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270606
eISBN:
9780191710216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270606.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter asks and answers the question: why study singlewomen from the past? The aim of this book, it states, is to reintroduce marital status as a category of difference, and look ... More


“Who is that woman?”: Female Physical Educators, 1890s–1940s

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 opens with a brief history of physical education as a profession in the United States from the 1890s through 1940s. It then focuses on white and black women who became gym teachers during ... More


Women and Work

P. J. P. Goldberg

in Women, Work, and Life Cycle in a Medieval Economy: Women in York and Yorkshire c.1300-1520

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201540
eISBN:
9780191674938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201540.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Economic History

This chapter explores the full range of female economic activity over a comparatively long period of time. The dynamic analysis is designed to shed light both on the range of employment women had ... More


Gender At Home

Cecilia L. Ridgeway

in Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755776
eISBN:
9780199894925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755776.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how the framing effects of gender on social relations in the home contribute to the persistence of inequality in the household division of labor despite changes in women's ... More


Mainland China

Ka Y. Liu and Paul S. F. Yip

in Suicide in Asia: Causes and Prevention

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099425
eISBN:
9789882207431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099425.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Suicide is an important public health problem in China: it is the fifth leading cause of death, and over 30% of the world's suicide deaths take place in China. This chapter reports the ... More


Choosing Partners: The Marriage Market

Susan E. Whyman

in Sociability and Power in Late Stuart England: The Cultural Worlds of the Verneys 1660-1720

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250233
eISBN:
9780191697906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250233.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter shows continuities and changes in choosing spouses and makes distinctions about family power based upon gender, birth order, and marital status. John entered Buckinghamshire's Whig/Tory ... More


Calculating Credit

Alexandra Shepard

in Accounting for Oneself: Worth, Status, and the Social Order in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199600793
eISBN:
9780191778711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600793.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter situates enquiries about witnesses’ worth within a context of social evaluation in order to show their links to a pervasive culture of appraisal, and outlines the principal ways in which ... More


The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Sex Discrimination?

Robert Wintemute

in Sexual Orientation and Human Rights

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264880
eISBN:
9780191682841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264880.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter argues that sexual orientation is already implicitly included in an enumerated Section 15(1) ground of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, that is, ‘sex’, because almost every ... More


Religious Marriage in a Liberal State

Gideon Sapir and Daniel Statman

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

In countries where marital status is determined by religious laws, religion is involved on at least three levels: (a) state laws concerning marriage and divorce, such as those concerning eligibility, ... More


Italian Americans, 1990–2000: A Demographic Analysis of National Data

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents a demographic analysis of the Italian-American population. According to the 2000 Census, 15,723,406 are Americans who claimed to be of Italian ancestry. Italian Americans made ... More


Respecting Same-Sex Relations

Robert A. Burt

Frank Iacobucci (ed.)

in Justice and Empathy: Toward a Constitutional Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300224269
eISBN:
9780300231854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224269.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter deals with gays and lesbians as another group that was subjected to serious degradation akin to the terrible mistreatment of blacks. It provides a description of the tension between the ... More


Less Than Ideal?: Making a Living before and outside Marriage

Hanna Östholm and Cristina Prytz

in Making a Living, Making a Difference: Gender and Work in Early Modern European Society

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190240615
eISBN:
9780190240653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240615.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Looking at single people, this chapter further underlines the importance of having a spouse. But not all individuals were married; in fact, everyone had the experience of having at some point in life ... More


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