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The Resource Families in an era of increasing inequality : diverging destinies, Paul R. Amato, Alan Booth, Susan M. McHale, Jenifer Van Hook, editors

Families in an era of increasing inequality : diverging destinies, Paul R. Amato, Alan Booth, Susan M. McHale, Jenifer Van Hook, editors

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Families in an era of increasing inequality : diverging destinies
Title
Families in an era of increasing inequality
Title remainder
diverging destinies
Statement of responsibility
Paul R. Amato, Alan Booth, Susan M. McHale, Jenifer Van Hook, editors
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Language
eng
Summary
This book examines the link between social inequality and child development. Chapters also explore how men and women of varying social and economic statuses follow trajectories of marriage, divorce, employment, and extramarital births. The book considers the efficacy of current programs and policies meant to reduce disparities. This book is a useful resource for researchers and practitioners in family studies, social work, and psychology.--
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Amato, Paul R
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Booth, Alan
  • McHale, Susan
  • Van Hook, Jennifer
Series statement
National symposium on family issues
Series volume
volume 5
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  • Families
  • Families
  • Equality
  • Equality
Label
Families in an era of increasing inequality : diverging destinies, Paul R. Amato, Alan Booth, Susan M. McHale, Jenifer Van Hook, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Pt. I. Diverging destinies for American children: 1. Diverging destinies revisited -- 2. Divergent responses to family inequality -- 3. Diverging destinies in rural America -- 4. Diverging destinies revisited : the threat to child development and social mobility -- pt. II. Social inequality, parenting, and child development: 5. Inequality begins at home : the role of parenting in the diverging destinies of rich and poor children -- 6. Subjective rationality, parenting styles, and Investments in children -- 7. Inequality begins outside the home : putting parental educational investments into context -- 8. Stressful life experiences and contexts : the effects on parents and parenting -- pt. III. Social inequality and the transition to adulthood: 9. Diverse pathways : rethinking the transition to adulthood -- 10. The transition to adulthood matters -- 11. The family foundation : what do class and family structure have to do with the transition to adulthood? -- 12. Different social class dimensions play different roles in the transition to adulthood -- pt. IV. Program and policy responses to growing family inequality: 13. No way out : dealing with the consequences of changes in family composition -- 14. Struggling to stay afloat : dynamic models of poverty-related adversity and child outcomes -- 15. The diverging destinies of fathers and what it means for children's lives -- pt. V. Reflecting on diverging destinies of American families: 16. Reflecting on the diverging destinies of American families : policy approaches as we move forward
Control code
FIEb17677233
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 242 pages
Isbn
9783319083070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881439383
Label
Families in an era of increasing inequality : diverging destinies, Paul R. Amato, Alan Booth, Susan M. McHale, Jenifer Van Hook, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Pt. I. Diverging destinies for American children: 1. Diverging destinies revisited -- 2. Divergent responses to family inequality -- 3. Diverging destinies in rural America -- 4. Diverging destinies revisited : the threat to child development and social mobility -- pt. II. Social inequality, parenting, and child development: 5. Inequality begins at home : the role of parenting in the diverging destinies of rich and poor children -- 6. Subjective rationality, parenting styles, and Investments in children -- 7. Inequality begins outside the home : putting parental educational investments into context -- 8. Stressful life experiences and contexts : the effects on parents and parenting -- pt. III. Social inequality and the transition to adulthood: 9. Diverse pathways : rethinking the transition to adulthood -- 10. The transition to adulthood matters -- 11. The family foundation : what do class and family structure have to do with the transition to adulthood? -- 12. Different social class dimensions play different roles in the transition to adulthood -- pt. IV. Program and policy responses to growing family inequality: 13. No way out : dealing with the consequences of changes in family composition -- 14. Struggling to stay afloat : dynamic models of poverty-related adversity and child outcomes -- 15. The diverging destinies of fathers and what it means for children's lives -- pt. V. Reflecting on diverging destinies of American families: 16. Reflecting on the diverging destinies of American families : policy approaches as we move forward
Control code
FIEb17677233
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 242 pages
Isbn
9783319083070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)881439383

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