Drawing on recent research directions in psychology, sociology, anthropology, and behavioral genetics, chapter two demonstrates the dynamic characteristics of the bidirectional framework for analysis, rather than a static unidirectional model, because this framework reflects the interdependence of the actors (the grandparents, parents, and only children) in childrearing
. By looking at the different discourses of power balancing that change both with one's developmental stages and with one's sociopolitical and cultural contexts, the chapter's findings move China studies beyond the indiscriminant use of Western concepts to more effective application of contingent, dynamic models that better fit Chinese childrearing
This Article explores what it would mean for family law to consider explicitly all of the sites of childrearing
, the actors who occupy those sites, and the types of childrearing
that take place at those sites.
Birth and childrearing
had long been almost exclusively the domain of women.
to single mothers: results from 17 Western countries.
They see childrearing
as a woman's job, and seeing two men in that role is foreign to people.
Andrews' voice, but she's done more on-screen housekeeping and childrearing
than Mary Poppins and Maria yon Trapp put together, and the only reason that most of us don't think of her as nanny of the year is that when women of color take up this kind of domestic labor of love they tend to be called housekeepers or maids.
This paper uses the 40-year separation of East and West Germany as a unique natural laboratory to evaluate and compare the extent to which social policy redistributed childrearing
costs in these two countries with similar prewar history and culture but different post-war economic systems.
From the child, now an adult, raised by freedom-fighting parents to tales of childrearing
based on faith and perseverance in the times of Jim Crow, most of the essays with an average length of twenty-plus pages will make you "work" to extract valuable life lessons.
A particularly fine example is Mary Ellen Lamb's discussion of how The Faerie Queene merges a written classical tradition (marked as masculine) with an oral practice of telling fairy tales (that derives from popular culture and Elizabethan childrearing
practices, and is marked as feminine).
The author attempts to explain our obsession with self-fulfillment without any reference to Benjamin Spock or his psychoanalytically-derived ideas of childrearing
. She also tries to explain "liberating the psyche" and the social protest movement of the 1960s without any reference to Herbert Marcuse, Paul Goodman, Norman O.
Evie Shockley's "separation anxiety," for example, is a moving tale about family relationships and the many ways that home can be both secure and stifling; Tananarive Due's "Like Daughter" chillingly recasts childrearing
's nature-vs.-nurture debate while telling a poignant story of lifelong friendship.
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