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: 68.26 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
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780520283923
Size: 63.49 MB
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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: 35.58 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: 27.64 MB
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This text argues that an ideology of intensive mothering has developed that only exacerbates the tension working mothers face.

Making Ends Meet

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610441753
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With first hand accounts and detailed financial data, Making Ends Meet tells the real story of the challenges, hardships, and survival strategies of America's poorest families.

It S Not Like I M Poor

Author: Sarah Halpern-Meekin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520959221
Size: 31.58 MB
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In accessible and engaging prose, It’s Not Like I’m Poor examines the costs and benefits of the new work-based safety net, suggesting ways to augment its strengths so that more of the working poor can realize the promise of a middle ...

Failing Our Fathers

Author: Ronald B. Mincy
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199371148
Size: 49.32 MB
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In Failing our Fathers, Ron Mincy and his colleagues present a more comprehensive picture of how these men face significant obstacles and explore unintended effects of policies designed to secure financial support for their children, the ...

2 00 A Day

Author: Kathryn J. Edin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544303245
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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.

Unmarried Couples With Children

Author: Paula England
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610441869
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The volume injects some much-needed reality into the national discussion about family values, and reveals that the issues are more complex than our political discourse suggests.