Doing The Best I Can

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520955137
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Doing the Best I Can is a strikingly rich, paradigm-shifting look at fatherhood among inner-city men often dismissed as "deadbeat dads.

Doing The Best I Can

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520274067
Size: 21.31 MB
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This compelling book is a must-read."—William Julius Wilson, Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor, Harvard University “I am confident that this book will instantly become the leading source of information on the nature of ...

Doing The Best I Can

Author: Kathryn Edin
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ISBN: 9780520283923
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Nelson and Edin's well-written narratives on the lives of low-income fathers, their role as fathers, and relationships with their children are replete with fresh insights. This compelling book is a must-read.

Promises I Can Keep

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520950682
Size: 73.53 MB
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Promises I Can Keep offers an intimate look at what marriage and motherhood mean to these women and provides the most extensive on-the-ground study to date of why they put children before marriage despite the daunting challenges they know ...

The Cultural Contradictions Of Motherhood

Author: Sharon Hays
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300076523
Size: 36.75 MB
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This text argues that an ideology of intensive mothering has developed that only exacerbates the tension working mothers face.

2 00 A Day

Author: Kathryn J. Edin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544303245
Size: 68.10 MB
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. . The stories will make you angry and break your heart.” — American Prospect Jessica Compton’s family of four would have no income if she didn’t donate plasma twice a week at her local donation center in Tennessee.

It S Not Like I M Poor

Author: Sarah Halpern-Meekin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520275349
Size: 72.97 MB
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"This book chronicles the impact of the sweeping transformation of the social safety net that occurred in the mid-1990s.

Not So Nuclear Families

Author: Karen V. Hansen
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813535012
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The book concludes with a series of policy suggestions intended to improve the environment in which working families raise children.

Making Ends Meet

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 9780871542342
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Examines the realities of welfare dependency and the true cost of subsistence living

Strangers No More

Author: Richard Alba
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865905
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Strangers No More is the first book to compare immigrant integration across key Western countries.