Physiological Stress Responses to Media Coverage of 9/11
(Working Paper 051-06) 2006
Adolescent Attachment to Parents and Peers
(Working Paper 050-06) 2006
Time in Ontogeny and Phylogeny
(Working Paper 049-06) 2006
Autobiographical Memory and Identity Updating Salem Camp Meeting
(Working Paper 048-06) 2006
When work becomes play and play becomes work: Reframing and blending frames in parent-child interaction
(Working Paper 047-06) 2006
Life Happens: Understanding Specialization and Adaptation of Women Transitioning between Traditional and Dual-Career Families
(Working Paper 046-06) 2006
Cinematic Myth-Understandings of the American Family
(Working Paper 045-06) 2006
The intergenerational self: Subjective perspective and family history
(Working Paper 044-05) 2005
Robyn Fivush, Jennifer Bohanek and Marshall Duke
Women on the Move: Flight attendants, Space and Mobility
(Working Paper 043-05) 2005
Women's Family Power and Gender Difference in Minya, Egypt
(Working Paper 042-05) 2005
The Integrative Model of Family Reflexivity: An emergent interdisciplinary MARIAL perspective on family function and its application to the study of family adjustment
(Working Paper 041-05) 2005
Neo-liberalism, Respectability, and the Romance of Flexibility in Barbados
(Working Paper 040-05) 2005
A busy life - not what it seems? Exemplar of a new approach to the study of stress.
(Working Paper 039-05) 2005
Jason DeCaro and Carol Worthman
"In sickness and in health... 'til work do us part" Careers, parental obligations, and spousal time
(Working Paper 038-04) 2004
Silent Exchanges: Quality Time in Dual-Earner Families
(Working Paper 037-04) 2004
Relationships Among Indicators
of Child and Family Resilience and
Adjustment Following the September 11, 2001 Tragedy
(Working Paper 036-04) 2004
Black Women Have Always Worked: Family vs. Career Among the Black Middle Class
(Working Paper 035-04) 2004
Riche J. Barnes
Family Narrative Interaction
and Children’s Self-Understanding
(Working Paper 034-04) 2004
Jennifer G. Bohanek, Kelly A. Marin, Robyn Fivush, Marshall P.
Narratives of Immigration, Education, and Work among Transnational
(Working Paper 033-04) 2004
Jennifer B. Saunders
The Time and Space of Flight
Attendants Since 9/11
(Working Paper 032-04) 2004
Ritual and Spontaneous Narratives During Family Dinners
(Working Paper 031-04) 2004
Caitlin E. Thomas-Lepore, Jennifer Bohanek, Robyn Fivush, Marshall
The “Time Bind”
and the Cultural Ecology of Stress in Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia
(Working Paper 030-04) 2004
Jason A. DeCaro and Carol M. Worthman
Rudeness and Refinement:The
Everyday Politics of Respectability in Hancock County, Georgia
(Working Paper 029-03) May 2003
Family Time: Studying Myth
and Ritual in Working Families
(Working Paper 028-03) May 2003
Of Ketchup and Kin: Dinnertime
Conversations as a Major Source of Family Knowledge, Family Adjustment,
and Family Resilience
(Working Paper 027-03) May 2003
Marshall P. Duke, Robyn Fivush, Amber Lazarus, and Jennifer Bohanek
Time Demands and Child Mental
Health: The Role of Family Characteristics and Stressful Life
(Working Paper 026-03) May 2003
Carol M. Worthman, Sarah Mustillo, E. Jane Costello
The Lights Are On; I Must
Be At Work: Aspects of "Home" In the Lives Of Flight
(Working Paper 025-03) May 2003
Spiritual Work, Memory Work:
Revival and Recollection at Salem Camp Meeting
(Working Paper 024-03) March 2003
Kinship and Pilgrimage: Rituals
of Reunion In American Protestant Culture
(Working Paper 023-03) April 2003
Gwen Kennedy Neville
More Than A Picnic: African
American Family Reunions
(Working Paper 022-02) September 2002
Ione D. Vargus
and Diaspora: When Work and Family Demands Overlap
(Working Paper 021-02) May 2002
Jennifer B. Saunders
Haven: Not Work, Not Home!' Ballet as Escape Ritual for Middle
Class Working Women"
(Working Paper 020-02) April 2002
and Resilience in Middle-Class, Dual-Earner Families"
(Working Paper 019-02) April 2002
Robyn Fivush and Marshall Duke
Doesnt Just Happen: the Time Crunch and Middle-Class Working
Mothers Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine"
(Working Paper 018-02) April 2002
Where = How: A Preliminary Examination of the Role of Context
in Taste and Preference Decisions"
(Working Paper 017-02) April 2002
Moms, Welfare Queens, Waitress Moms, and Super Moms: Myths of
Motherhood in State Media Coverage of Child Care"
(Working Paper 016-02) April 2 2002
Laurel Parker West
Like Home? Media Audience Research and Its Social Imaginaries"
(Working Paper 015-02) April 2002
Rituals and Identity Creation in a Middle Class Workplace"
(Working Paper 014-02) April 2002
Consensus Approaches to the Study of American Family Life"
(Working Paper 013-02) April 2002
Carol M. Worthman, Jason DeCaro and Ryan Brown
Ideal Families in Ideal Communities: The Case of Arthurdale, West
(Working Paper 012-02) April 2002
Meeting: A Theater of Family Memory"
(Working Paper 011-02) April 2002
Bradd Shore and Nathaniel Kendall-Taylor
of Work-Family Tension: A Psychodynamic Study of Socialization"
(Working Paper 010-02) April 2002
(Working Paper 009-02) November 2001
Homes Wherever We Go: The Car, The Home and the Second Office"
(Working Paper 008-02) February 2002
Families: The Myths and Rituals We Live By"
(Working Paper 007-02) February 2002
We Need to Get Back To: Mythologies of Origin and Rituals of Solidarity
in African American Working Families"
(Working Paper 006-02) April 2002
Mythology and the Invention of a Modern American Tradition"
(Working Paper 005-01) April 2001
Disease of Ritual: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as an Outgrowth
of Normal Behavior"
(Working Paper 004-01) April 2001
and Economy in the Etiology of Obesity: Diet, Television and the
Illusions of Personal Choice"
(Working Paper 003-01) April
Peter J. Brown and Sterling V. Krick
"The Myth of Kitty:
Paradoxes of Blood, Law and Slavery in a Georgia Community"
(Working Paper 001-01) January 2001
Families: Toward a Cultural Understanding of Modern Family Life"
(Working Paper 002-00) February 2000
The MARIAL Center is primarily a research institute, oriented towards
the close ethnographic study of families and communities in the
Southeastern United States. Although we come from diverse disciplines
and draw on a wide array of methodological and conceptual "toolkits,"
our work revolves around a common set of interpretive problems and