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Meandering Toward Marriage

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the course of emerging adulthood, young people change in a number of ways that make them increasingly ready for marriage. Emerging adults become more capable of enduring intimacy. They come to ... 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


Sorry, Wrong Number!: Locating Marriage Partners through Wrong Numbers and Text Messages in Vanuatu

Ashley Vaughan

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0025
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how one global process, the expansion of mobile phone technology in Vanuatu, affects marriage and social relations in a place particularly concerned with protecting and reviving ... More


The Whiteness of Maternal Memoirs Politicizing the Multiracial Child

Habiba Ibrahim

in Troubling the Family: The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679171
eISBN:
9781452948331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679171.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on two multiracial memoirs: Maureen Reddy’s treatise on interracial family, Crossing the Line: Race Parenting and Culture (1994), and Jane Lazarre’s treatment of similar subject ... More


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