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Review: Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before MarriageUser Review - Ben - Goodreads
I read this to get an understanding for the real reasons that poor people have more children, since the commonly repeated stories seemed suspicious. The author's did a great job with their interviews ... Read full review
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Review: Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before MarriageUser Review - Farida - Goodreads
4.5. best non-fiction book I have read in a long time. a great qualitative study Read full review
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