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Introduction: Recollecting New England Regionalism

J. Samaine Lockwood

in Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This introduction argues that New England regionalism included not only fiction writing but a range of women-dominated cultural practices including colonial home restoration, history writing, antique ... More


Family Caps, Abortion and Women of Color: Research Connection and Political Rejection

Michael Camasso

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179057
eISBN:
9780199864546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179057.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Fifteen years ago, New Jersey became the first of over twenty states to introduce the family cap, a welfare reform policy that reduces or eliminates cash benefits for unmarried women on public ... More


The Unmarried Mother

in The Unwanted Child: The Fate of Foundlings, Orphans, and Juvenile Criminals in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317274
eISBN:
9780226317298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317298.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes the story of the unmarried Apollonia Vöglin, who, early in the morning of Saturday, January 18, 1578, gave birth in secret to a baby girl, which she later admitted strangling. ... More


Virtuous, Active Women in the Greco-Roman World

Susan E. Hylen

in A Modest Apostle: Thecla and the History of Women in the Early Church

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780190243821
eISBN:
9780190243845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243821.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the social context in which Christianity emerged, with attention to the legal, economic, and social conventions that shaped women’s lives. Hylen argues that multiple and ... More


Modernization and the Rise of Women's Wage Work

in To Live to Work: Factory Women in Colonial Korea, 1910–1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759090
eISBN:
9780804787475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759090.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents an overview of the peninsula's historical and geopolitical background, and reviews the progressions of colonial economic development and the emergence of women's wage work from ... More


Introduction

in Tough Choices: Bearing an Illegitimate Child in Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761291
eISBN:
9780804772396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761291.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book offers an account of what it is to be an unwed mother in contemporary Japan, and demonstrates how unwed motherhood challenges the basic norms associated with childbearing and childrearing. ... More


Unmarried Women Investing for “Retirement”

Amy M. Froide

in Silent Partners: Women as Public Investors during Britain's Financial Revolution, 1690-1750

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198767985
eISBN:
9780191821837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767985.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines how unmarried women utilized the new investment options offered by the Financial Revolution to fund their retirement years and to maintain themselves in old age. Spinsters and ... More


Delay

Rachel Chrastil

in How to Be Childless: A History and Philosophy of Life Without Children

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190918620
eISBN:
9780190066765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918620.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Since the early modern period, women have postponed marriage and therefore, in many cases, remained childless. By putting off marriage and childrearing for a decade or longer, women could achieve ... More


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