Unequal Childhoods
  • Author : Annette Lareau
  • Release Date : 02 August 2011
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 13 : 9780520271425

Unequal Childhoods Book Summary

This book is a powerful portrayal of class inequalities in the United States. It contains insightful analysis of the processes through which inequality is reproduced, and it frankly engages with methodological and analytic dilemmas usually glossed over in academic texts.

Unequal Childhoods

Unequal Childhoods

Author : Annette Lareau
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : Social Science
Total View : 5406 Views
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Get Book

This book is a powerful portrayal of class inequalities in the United States. It contains insightful analysis of the processes through which inequality is reproduced, and it frankly engages with methodological and analytic dilemmas usually glossed over in academic texts....

Unequal Childhoods

Unequal Childhoods

Author : Annette Lareau
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : History
Total View : 9707 Views
File Size : 46,8 Mb
Get Book

Publisher Description...

Unequal Childhoods

Unequal Childhoods

Author : Annette Lareau
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : Social Science
Total View : 4834 Views
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Get Book

Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. Here are the frenetic families managing their children's hectic schedules of "leisure" activities; ...

Unequal Childhoods

Unequal Childhoods

Author : Helen Penn
Publisher : Psychology Press
Genre : Education
Total View : 420 Views
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Get Book

While problems of childhood poverty are most widespread in developing countries, formidable inequalities exist in more prosperous countries. A major aim of the book is to address the question of unequal childhoodsand the ways in which they are....

The Second Shift

The Second Shift

Author : Arlie Hochschild,Anne Machung
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Social Science
Total View : 1003 Views
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Get Book

An updated edition of a standard in its field that remains relevant more than thirty years after its original publication. Over thirty years ago, sociologist and University of California, Berkeley professor Arlie Hochschild set off a tidal wave of conversation and controversy with her bestselling book, The Second Shift. Hochschild's ...

Education Research On Trial

Education Research On Trial

Author : Pamela B. Walters,Annette Lareau,Sheri Ranis
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Education
Total View : 9799 Views
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Get Book

Read the author's commentary for the Teachers College Record here: http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentID=15915 It is not an exaggeration to say that the field of education has been under attack. Many, particularly in Washington, D.C., have proclaimed the research to be shoddy. They have called for ...

Troubling Children

Troubling Children

Author : Joel Best
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
Genre : Social Science
Total View : 8310 Views
File Size : 52,8 Mb
Get Book

Increasingly, sociologists have turned their attention to the social problems of children– in particular, of younger children. This collection reflects those recent interest. While most researchers have focused on social problems involving adolescents, this volume offers instead original case studies of problems concerning preadolescent children. The papers that Best has ...

Listening to People

Listening to People

Author : Annette Lareau
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : Social Science
Total View : 4233 Views
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Get Book

A down-to-earth, practical guide for interview and participant observation and analysis. In-depth interviews and close observation are essential to the work of social scientists, but inserting one’s researcher-self into the lives of others can be daunting, especially early on. Esteemed sociologist Annette Lareau is here to help. Lareau’s ...