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.

Falling Back

Author: Jamie J. Fader
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813560756
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Timothy J. Nelson and Kathryn Edin, Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the
Inner City (Berkeley: University of California Press, forthcoming). 3. This
economic explanation for men's marginal roles in families has been addressed
by many sociologists. My contribution is to show how the labor market–family
relationship is associated with further offending or desistance among a group of
formerly incarcerated youth. See Elijah Anderson, “Sex Codes and Family Life
among Poor ...

Boys And Men In African American Families

Author: Linda Burton
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319438476
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Doing the best I can: Fatherhood in the inner city. Berkeley: University of
California Press. Hamer, J. (2001). What it means to be daddy: Fatherhood for
black men living away from their children. New York: Columbia University Press.
Harding, D. J. (2010). Living the drama: Community, conflict, and culture among
inner-city boys. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Holcomb, P. A., & Young, A
., Jr. (2007). Voices of young fathers: The Partners for Fragile Families
Demonstration Project.

American Fatherhood

Author: Lawrence R. Samuel
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442248114
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Fatherhood. New York: Doubleday, 1986. Dodson, Fitzhugh. How to Father. Los
Angeles: Nash Publishing, 1974. Dowd, Nancy E. Redefining Fatherhood. New
York: New York University Press, 2000. Edin, Kathryn, and Timothy J. Nelson.
Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City. Berkeley: University of
California Press, 2013. Finkel, Michael. Blindsided by a Diaper. New York: Three
Rivers Press, 2007. Frank, Stephen M. Life with Father: Parenthood and
Masculinity in the ...

Ensuring Inequality

Author: Donna L. Franklin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199374872
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Kathryn Edin and Timothy Jon Nelson, Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the
Inner City (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013). 21. Research has
shown that children from father-absent families are more likely to drop out of
school and generally obtain fewer years of education than those from two-parent
families. Offspring from these families also have lower earnings in young
adulthood, and they are more likely to be poor and receive welfare when they
become adults.

Generation Unbound

Author: Isabel V. Sawhill
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815725590
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Kathryn Edin and Timothy Nelson use this term in their book Doing the Best I Can
, picking up on Andrew Cherlin's earlier labeling of the instability of marriage in
the United States as a “marriage-go-round.” See Kathryn Edin and Timothy J.
Nelson, Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City (University of
California Press, 2013), p. 226; Andrew J. Cherlin, The Marriage-Go-Round: The
State of Marriage and the Family in America Today (Random House Digital, 2010
). 22.