THE BRIDE IS KEEPING HER NAME: A 35-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF TRENDS AND CORRELATES
- WHAT'S IN A NAME. Rangachari, Kasturi // Woman's Era;Jul2012, p14
The article reflects on the custom of a generation of women to change their surnames when they get married and the refusal of their modern counterparts to have their names changed that create a conflict with husbands who perceive a lack of commitment. It examines the perception that the name...
- Life in the slow lane. Leblang, Judah // Bay Windows;7/19/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p11
The author describes the experience of changing his name from "Bruce" to "Judah.". After suffering from poor health, he took a sabbatical to write, travel, and rebuild his health. He used this period of time to reflect on his life's decisions and choosing his new name, which means "gratitude."
- Marital Name Changing Attitudes and Plans of College Students: Comparing Change Over Time and Across Regions. Scheuble, Laurie; Johnson, David; Johnson, Katherine // Sex Roles;Feb2012, Vol. 66 Issue 3/4, p282
This study examines time period and regional effects on U.S. college students' attitudes and plans regarding marital naming. Data were gathered at a Midwestern college in 1990 and 2006 and at an Eastern university in 2006 ( N = 867). No time period effect was identified for marital name plans in...
- WHAT'S IN A NAME? Kramer, Will // Western States Jewish History;Winter/Spring2010, Vol. 42 Issue 2/3, p7
The article presents a reprint of the article "What's in a Name," by Dr. Will Kramer, which appeared in the November 27, 1970 issue of "The Heritage." The article presents information on Jewish names and Jews who change their names. The article contains an excerpt from an article by journalist...
- Post-Familial Families and the Domestic Division of Labour. Baxter, Janeen; Hewitt, Belinda; Western, Mark // Journal of Comparative Family Studies;
This article explores claims by Elisabeth Beck-Gemsheim that we are living in an era of post-familial families. The demographic evidence to support these claims is clearly evident in relation to changing patterns of family formation and dissolution, as well as the movement of married women into...
- A SPOUSE BY ANY OTHER NAME. Anthony, Deborah J. // William & Mary Journal of Women & the Law;Fall2010, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p187
The article focuses on state laws about the change of a husband's name to his wife's name upon marriage in the U.S. It examines the origin of surnames and the psychological importance of names in the identities of men and women in the country. It explores how laws about gender discrimination and...
- The Meanings of Marital Surnames. Intons-Peterson, Margeret Jean; Crawford, Jill // Sex Roles;Jun85, Vol. 12 Issue 11/12, p1163
To assess the meanings attached to marital surnames a younger group of adults (56 unmarried college students) and an older group (209 married and unmarried graduate students, members of the staff and faculty of a university) completed a questionnaire about this topic. In general, we found that...
- My ex-wife needs to keep my name! // Tennessee Tribune;1/31/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p10A
The article provides an answer to a question regarding the plan of his ex-wife to remarry again and to change her last name to her new husband's name and adopt their son.
- VOICES. Anionwu, Elizabeth // Nursing Standard;4/27/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 34, p22
Elizabeth Anionwu explains how names can define our sense of identity.