Browse by Subject "family"
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(2013-08-22)Focused on public encounters between the institutions of nation and family, this study asks how state agendas in Ghana—amid transitions from colonial oversight to independence influenced, absorbed, reflected, or deflected ...
The difficulty in forging a bond: the inner workings of postmemory within family relationships in Monika Maron's Pawels Briefe and Uwe Timm's Am Beispiel Meines Bruders (2012-05-22)1989 marked a pivotal time in Germany’s history where the two German states and their respective histories needed to be reconciled and the memory of its citizens was called upon to be revisited as well. With a major political ...
(2013-05-28)This dissertation argues that numerous ex-slave mistresses and the children they produced with white men thoughtfully rebuilt their lives as newly freed people by capitalizing on earlier, sometimes ongoing, ties to white ...
Family, Food, Nation, and Economy: Attachment to China and the Return (or Not) of Chinese Graduate Students in the Sciences and Engineering (2008)For our project we sought to identify the meanings that male graduate students in the sciences and engineering mobilize when making plans for after they graduate. We conducted eight interviews and found that these students ...
(2011-08-26)This dissertation traces the ways in which nineteenth-century fictional narratives of white settlement represent “family” as, on the one hand, an abstract theoretical model for a unified and relatively homogenous British ...
(1997-03-07)This article provides a set of recommendations about how to evaluate human development and family life websites. There are two dimensions that need to be considered in judging the quality of web sites devoted to children ...
Influences of Personal Standards and Perceived Parental Expectations on Worry for Asian American and White American College Students (2010-08-20)Previous research suggests that Asian American college students experience higher levels of pressure for academic success and higher levels of parental expectations and criticism compared to White Americans. Moreover, ...
Mediating Intimacy: Navigating Friendships, Family Ties, and Romantic Relationships with Communication Technologies (2008-02-28)Social relationships with friends, family, and romantic partners provide structure and meaning in our lives. We continually gather information through interpersonal interaction, which influences our motivations and social ...
(Sage Publications, 2007-02)Public restrooms are among the few remaining sex-segregated spaces in the American landscape, tangible relics of gender discrimination.
Rethinking "success" of second generation immigrants: the role of families and communities in the transition to young adulthood (2012-05-22)Second generation immigrants currently outnumber foreign-born children by more than six to one, a number that doubled in the past decade (Child Trends, 2010). As this contemporary second generation immigrant cohort ...
Social-ecological factors associated with bullying and sexual harassment perpetration among middle school students (2015-01-21)The aim of the present study was to investigate the extent to which family- (i.e., family social support, family violence, parental supervision, and sibling aggression perpetration) and school-related (i.e., sense of ...
(2008)This is my 6th year as a CY and I still have very close relationship with my family. As the number of CY is increasing, I wanted to know how other CYs are connected to their families. Moreover, I was wondering how my parents ...
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(2010-01-06)This dissertation analyzes how people situate race when defining their own families through transnational adoption. Drawing from literature on multiculturalism, post civil rights colorblind racism, and family formation, ...