The Social Economy of Single Motherhood
Raising Children in Rural America
By (author) Margaret Nelson
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Social Economy of Single Motherhood by Margaret Nelson
Book DescriptionMargaret Nelson investigates the lives of single, working-class mothers in this compelling and timely book. Through personal interviews, she uncovers the different challenges that mothers and their children face in small town America--a place greatly changed over the past fifty years as factory work has dried up and national chains like Walmart have moved in.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415947770
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Analyzing the goals and aspirations parents have for their children as well as the strategies they use to reach them, this book discovers fundamental differences among American parenting styles that expose class fault lines, both within the elite and between the elite and the middle and working classes.
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Author Biography - Margaret Nelson
Margaret Nelson is the Hepburn Professor of Sociology and Women and Gender Studies at Middlebury College in Vermont. She is the author of Negotiated Care and the co-author of Working Hard and Making Do and Circles of Care.
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