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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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The Future of Children: Marriage and Child Well-being

Sara McLanahan, Ron Haskins, Elisabeth Donahue - Political Science - 2005 - 177 pages
This second volume of The Future of Children examines family formation and child well being, with a particular focus on marriage. The authors look at the history of marriage in ...
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A Closer Look at Unmarried Parenthood: Relationships, Meanings, Trajectories ...

Joanna Miranda Reed - 2008 - 217 pages
I observe much instability and many relationship problems among couples. By the study's end, one third of the couples have broken up, close to 20% have married and the ...
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The Future of the Family

Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Timothy Smeeding, Lee Rainwater - Social Science - 2004 - 328 pages
High rates of divorce, single-parenthood, and nonmarital cohabitation are forcing Americans to reexamine their definition of family. This evolving social reality requires ...
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Children in crisis

Robin Brown - Social Science - 1994 - 260 pages
A compilation of articles, addresses, and book excerpts examines the changing family, child care problems, and poverty
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