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The Politics (II): Age At Marriage

Peter Biller

in The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199265596
eISBN:
9780191699085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265596.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on commentators' reactions to the discussion of marriage, in particular ideal ages of marriage, in book 7 of Artistotle's Politics. It considers what may have shaped ... More


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

Christer Lundh and Satomi Kurosu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027946
eISBN:
9780262325837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027946.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Since Malthus, the great contrast between Europe (England) and Asia (China) in marriage patterns and mechanisms, and household formation and family systems has been underlined by demographers and ... More


Any Maid or Woman Child: A New Nation and Its Marriage Laws

Nicholas L. Syrett

in American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explains the English common law and colonial legal antecedents to early national marriage law in the extant states. It argues that the common law marriage ages of twelve (for girls) and ... More


Similarities and Differences in Pre-modern Eurasian Marriage

Christer Lundh and Satomi Kurosu

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/9780262027946.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter summarizes the findings of the comparative and country-specific studies included in the book. In relation to the East-West binary, the EAP findings confirm the previous picture of general ... More


Challenging the East–West Binary

Christer Lundh and Satomi Kurosu

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/9780262027946.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The chapter introduces the theme of the book: pre-industrial marriage in Europe and Asia. The book aims to challenging the rhetoric of an East-West dichotomy in marriage patterns and mechanisms ... More


The Broader Picture: Global Determinants of Female Agency and Economic Growth

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter introduces the concept of female agency and sets up the framework for the rest of the book. The authors explain how age at marriage can be an indicator of the degree of power a woman has ... More


Marriage and Nuptiality

Michael Anderson and Corinne Roughley

in Scotland's Populations from the 1850s to Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198805830
eISBN:
9780191843747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805830.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Compared with England and Wales and many parts of north-west Europe, Scotland shows a marked tendency towards later marriage ages and lower overall nuptiality, to the 1970s in particular. Marriage ... More


Changes in the Institution of Marriage in Egypt from 1998 to 2012

Rania Salem

in The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent years, Egyptian policymakers and the public have expressed considerable alarm over perceived transformations in the institution of the family. Almost all of these concerns revolve around ... More


Delaying Age of Marriage: Social Norms and Policies

Priya Nanda and Sonvi A. Khanna

in India's Children: Essays on Social Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199455287
eISBN:
9780199085316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199455287.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a broad overview of India’s policy and programmatic efforts to address early marriage of girls. It aims to assess the potential of different approaches for addressing the issue ... More


Bringing Up Baby: The Construction of Childhood

Jamal J. Elias

in Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520290075
eISBN:
9780520964402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290075.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on the construction of childhood as the adult defined, historically and culturally constructed state of being a child, as distinct from the experiences, biology, and psychology ... More


Religious Communities and Politics

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the religious communities and political condition of the Arab minority in Israel. The modernization of the Israeli society has ... More


Conclusion: The EMP in Eurasian Perspective

Jan Luiten

in Capital Women: The European Marriage Pattern, Female Empowerment and Economic Development in Western Europe 1300-1800

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190847883
eISBN:
9780190847913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847883.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the authors take a larger view and explore how different constellations of family organization have affected the position of women in societies across the Eurasian landmass. We ... More


The Counterculture of Married Emerging Adults

Brian J. Willoughby and Spencer L. James

in The Marriage Paradox: Why Emerging Adults Love Marriage Yet Push it Aside

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190296650
eISBN:
9780190296674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190296650.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the stories of five emerging adults who married in their early 20s, a time when most emerging adults believe it is too early to marry. The authors explore the journeys of each ... More


Property

S. C. Humphreys

in Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198788249
eISBN:
9780191830204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788249.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines to what extent continuity in residence and property was related to bonds of kinship, including the likelihood of having kin as neighbours. It also covers household composition, ... More


Adolescence and Marriage to Brutus (c.88–78)

Susan Treggiari

in Servilia and her Family

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829348
eISBN:
9780191867927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829348.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Matchmaking was the art of the possible. It was desirable for upper-class girls to be married soon after the onset of puberty. Though of plebeian noble family, M. Iunius Brutus did not come close to ... More


Conclusion: The Dynamics of Fear and Hope on a Frontier between Civilizations

Allan Christelow

in Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037554
eISBN:
9780813043975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037554.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The conclusion reviews historical cycles of change through which Algerians have moved since the late eighteenth century, with times of opening and hope for effective change, and times of repression ... More


Women: Possibilities and Constraints

Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw, and Nicholas Stern

in How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198806509
eISBN:
9780191844102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806509.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter documents the state and evolution of gender conditions and relations in Palanpur. The village has historically been a deeply patriarchal society where women had a very little role to ... More


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