Promises I Can Keep

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520271467
Size: 52.97 MB
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Over a span of five years, [the authors] talked in-depth with 162 low-income single moms ... to learn how they think about marriage and family. [This book] offers an intimate look at what marriage and motherhood mean to these women and ...

Doing The Best I Can

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520955137
Size: 56.67 MB
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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.

Making Ends Meet

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610441753
Size: 34.19 MB
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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.

Mothers On The Fast Track

Author: Mary Ann Mason
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198040279
Size: 62.67 MB
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In this timely book, Mary Ann Mason traces the career paths of the first generation of ambitious women who started careers in academia, law, medicine, business, and the media in large numbers in the 1970s and '80s.

Opting Out

Author: Pamela Stone
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520941793
Size: 43.69 MB
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Noting a phenomenon that might seem to recall a previous era, The New York Times Magazine recently portrayed women who leave their careers in order to become full-time mothers as "opting out.

Everyday Illegal

Author: Joanna Dreby
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520959272
Size: 47.20 MB
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In Everyday Illegal, award-winning author Joanna Dreby recounts the stories of children and parents in eighty-one families to show what happens when a restrictive immigration system emphasizes deportation over legalization.

Fast Food Fast Talk

Author: Robin Leidner
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520085000
Size: 25.45 MB
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Richly anecdotal and accessibly written, Leidner's book charts new territory in the sociology of work. With service sector work becoming increasingly important in American business, her timely study is particularly welcome.

It S Not Like I M Poor

Author: Sarah Halpern-Meekin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520959221
Size: 41.99 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 ...

Family In Transition

Author: Arlene S. Skolnick
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205747306
Size: 40.39 MB
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Family in Transition 16e identifies the most current trends, places them in historical context, and balances cutting-edge scholarship with perennial favorites.