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Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City

Kathryn Edin, Timothy Jon Nelson - Social Science - 2013 - 284 pages
Examines the shifting paradigm of unmarried fatherhood in inner cities in the United States, citing how economic and cultural changes have transformed the meaning of fatherhood ...
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Working-Class Heroes: Protecting Home, Community, and Nation in a Chicago ...

Maria Kefalas - Social Science - 2003 - 219 pages
Chicago's Southwest Side is one of the last remaining footholds for the city's white working class, a little-studied and little-understood segment of the American population ...
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Making Ends Meet: How Single Mothers Survive Welfare and Low-Wage Work

Kathryn Edin, Laura Lein - Social Science - 1997 - 340 pages
Welfare mothers are popularly viewed as passively dependent on their checks and averse to work. Reformers across the political spectrum advocate moving these women off the ...
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The Culture of Teenage Mothers

Joanna Gregson - Psychology - 2010 - 207 pages
Explores teen mothers’ perceptions of their situations and the social stigma that affects them.
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The Ghetto Underclass: Social Science Perspectives

William Julius Wilson - POLITICAL SCIENCE - 1993 - 206 pages
This volume examines the urban underclass from theoretical, empirical and policy perspectives. Focusing strongly on policy, contributors explore such topics as demographic and ...
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More than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City (Issues of Our Time)

William Julius Wilson - Social Science - 2010 - 208 pages
A preeminent sociologist of race explains a groundbreaking new framework for understanding racial inequality, challenging both conservative and liberal dogma. In this timely ...
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