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Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Cara Diver

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

‘A Living Tomb for Women’ represents the first comprehensive history of marital violence in modern Ireland, from the founding of the Irish Free State in 1922 to the passage of the Domestic Violence ... More


Marital violence as a social problem in post-independence Ireland, 1922–65

Cara Diver

in Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120.00006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the ways in which marital violence was sanctioned and controlled through Irish culture during the years from 1922 to 1965. During this period, battered women had little refuge ... More


Frances Power Cobbe

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the contribution of Frances Power Cobbe to the feminist movement in Victorian England. Cobbe's feminist ideas have been widely received in comparison to those of Emily Davies. ... More


Perspectives on human health and disease from evolutionary and behavioral ecology

Beverly I. Strassmann and Ruth Mace

in Evolution in Health and Disease

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780199207466
eISBN:
9780191728167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207466.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Patients are phenotypes; thus all medical conditions are a product of genes and the environment. One genotype can produce many phenotypes depending on the environments encountered. Such phenotypic ... More


Dr. Anna B. Ott, Local Doctress

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/9780252043147.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1856, by establishing herself as physician, marrying George Ott and then moving to Madison, Wisconsin, the newly renamed Mrs. Dr. Anna B. Ott transformed herself. Instead of a local doctor’s wife, ... More


Authority and Collaboration

Elisabeth van Houts

in Married Life in the Middle Ages, 900-1300

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198798897
eISBN:
9780191839542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798897.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

This chapter discusses topics such as husbands’ authority and wifely advice, marital violence and collaboration, and shared responsibilities. Once married the husband became the head of the household ... More


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

Kim E. Nielsen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043147
eISBN:
9780252052026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043147.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Money, Marriage, and Madness is a story of the medical profession, a woman’s wealth and the gendered property laws in which she operated, marital violence, marriage and divorce, institutional ... More


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