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Promises I Can Keep : Why Poor Women Put Motherhod Before Marriage

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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The authors provide a wholly new framework for understanding why poor women have lower rates of marriage and have children outside of wedlock.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Edin
ISBN: 0520241134 9780520241138
OCLC Number: 759917962
Description: 293 p.
Contents: Introduction 1. "Before We Had a Baby ..." 2. "When I Got Pregnant ..." 3. How Does the Dream Die? 4. What Marriage Means 5. Labor of Love 6. How Motherhood Changed My Life Conclusion: Making Sense of Single Motherhood Acknowledgments Appendix A: City, Neighborhood, and Family Characteristics and Research Methods Appendix B: Interview Guide Notes References Index

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"Edin and Kefalas provide an original and convincing argument for why low-income women continue to embrace motherhood while postponing and raising the bar on marriage. This book is a must read for Read more...

 
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