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.

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.

Families In An Era Of Increasing Inequality

Author: Paul R. Amato
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319083082
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... the “responsible fatherhood movement,” policymakers should do more to keep
unmarried fathers connected with children, including assuring that those who pay
child support have a visitation agreement that is enforced. Policy should clearly
signal that fathers' potential contribution as parents, not just as paychecks, is
valued. Article Note The quotes used in this chapter are drawn from Kathryn Edin
and Timothy J. Nelson's 2013 book Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner
City ...

Failing Our Fathers

Author: Ronald B. Mincy
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199371148
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Like Ernest, many fathers believed they were making a difference in the lives of
their children, as evidenced by their enthusiasm for learning something new. ...
Even if they're not doing good, encourage them anyway, 'cause I do. ... For
example, Stanford University professor Russell Rumberger and his colleagues
found that inner-city high school students were less likely to drop out of school
when parents helped with decisions about proper behavior, monitored and
helped with ...

Failure To Flourish

Author: Clare Huntington
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190212209
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KATHRYN EDIN & TIMOTHY J. NELSON, DOING THE BEST I CAN:
FATHERHOOD AND THE INNER CITY 88 (2013) (describing the response of a
woman to one study participant's proposal of marriage: “she turned him down flat,
saying she didn't want to lose her freedom, her food stamps, or her subsidized
apartment”). 115. See Ellwood, supra note 109, at 1100 (studying the expansion
of the EITC to determine whether its greater availability affected marriage or
cohabitation rates ...