Moving up and out: Poverty,Education,and the Single Parent Family / Edition 1

Moving up and out: Poverty,Education,and the Single Parent Family / Edition 1

by Lori Holyfield
     
 

Focusing on single women with children in poverty and the obstacles they encounter in trying to change their lives and class position

Author Biography: Lori Holyfield is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. See more details below

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Focusing on single women with children in poverty and the obstacles they encounter in trying to change their lives and class position

Author Biography: Lori Holyfield is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566399159
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxix
Introduction1
1It Ain't That Simple9
2Barriers to Success21
3Myths and Images: The Morality Trap33
4Education and Mobility49
5Chance and Choice73
6Starting a Single Parent Scholarship Program: Ingredients for Success87
7Where Do We Go from Here?105
Appendixes119
Notes135
References145
Index157

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