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Doing the best I can : fatherhood in the inner city

Author: Kathryn Edin; Timothy Jon Nelson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Across the political spectrum, unwed fatherhood is denounced as one of the leading social problems of today. This book looks at fatherhood among inner-city men often dismissed as "deadbeat dads." It  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Edin; Timothy Jon Nelson
ISBN: 9780520283923 0520283929 0520274067 9780520274068
OCLC Number: 903159248
Description: x, 284 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: One thing leads to another --
Thank you, Jesus --
The stupid shit --
Ward Cleaver --
Sesame Street mornings --
Fight or flight --
Try, try again --
The new package deal.
Responsibility: Kathryn Edin, Timothy J. Nelson.

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"An essential book." -- Harold Pollack The Washington Post/WonkBlog

 
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