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Addressing the Burgeoning Problems

Jody Heymann.

in Forgotten Families

March 2006; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 14589 words.

Having looked in detail at the impact on the health and development of children of all ages, the economic welfare of families, and equality, this chapter provides some answers to what can...

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Admissions by lottery

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens.

in School admissions and accountability

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 15014 words.

In recent years Lotteries have now been used to allocate places at oversubscribed schools in some areas. Serious consideration is given to whether such experiments might legitimately be...

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Admissions in a quasi-market system: policy development 1988 to 2012

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens.

in School admissions and accountability

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 12569 words.

This chapter examines the political steps, and the legislative and regulatory approaches taken by central government, to secure the necessary pre-conditions for establishing choice as the...

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The admissions question

Mike Feintuck and Roz Stevens.

in School admissions and accountability

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 7976 words.

The book’s context, parameters, structure and analytical framework, are established. Brief introductions are offered to the three paradigms for allocating school places to be considered...

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Adoption and Fitting in

Rosanna Hertz.

in Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice

July 2008; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 15588 words.

Adoptive mothers do not linger over the question of genes the way that donor-assisted families do. Without a biological connection, the discovery of who their children are (personality and...

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Adoption and Fosterage in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

Sabine R. Huebner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Childhood and Education in the Classical World

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Marriage and the Family. 11669 words.

This chapter focuses on the practice of adoption and fosterage in the Eastern Mediterranean, a family strategy that is, compared with its equivalent in the Roman West, understudied. She...

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ADOPTION: THE NATURE OF POLICY SHIFTS IN ENGLAND AND WALES, 1972-2002

Jane Lewis.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 0 words.

The focus is on within-country adoption and on adoption by strangers. The political debates about adoption are explored in detail, using government documents, Parliamentary Debates, pressure...

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Adversarial and Interdependent Individualism

Amy T. Schalet.

in Not Under My Roof

November 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 12879 words.

This chapter first examines cultural traditions that shaped the perception and experiences of the changes during the 1960s and '70s in the United States and the Netherlands. Out of the...

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Aesop and Animal Fable

Jeremy B. Lefkowitz.

in The Oxford Handbook of Animals in Classical Thought and Life

August 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Marriage and the Family. 11609 words.

This chapter examines the tensions between the symbolic valence of anthropomorphic animals and authentic concerns about real animals in fables of ancient times. It provides an overview of...

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The African-American Family in the Maternalistic Era

Donna L. Franklin and Angela D. James.

in Ensuring Inequality

June 1997; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity; Marriage and the Family. 6701 words.

This chapter charts the emergence of social welfare and the manner in which African Americans were incorporated into emerging urban economies. Specifically, the chapter chronicles how...

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