Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life, 2nd Edition with an Update a Decade Later

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  • ISBN: 0520271424
  • Author: Annette Lareau
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
  • Date: September 20, 2011
  • Pages: 480
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

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 …