Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life / Edition 1

Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life / Edition 1

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by Annette Lareau
     
 

Unequal Childhoods uses actual observations from black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families to provide a vivid account of the importance of social class, and the relative unimportance of race, in shaping parents' and children's lives. See more details below

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Unequal Childhoods uses actual observations from black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families to provide a vivid account of the importance of social class, and the relative unimportance of race, in shaping parents' and children's lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520239500
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
09/11/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
343
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1Concerted Cultivation and the Accomplishment of Natural Growth1
2Social Structure and Daily Life14
Pt. IThe Organization of Daily Life33
3The Hectic Pace of Concerted Cultivation: Garrett Tallinger38
4A Child's Pace: Tyrec Taylor66
5Children's Play Is for Children: Katie Brindle82
Pt. IILanguage Use105
6Developing a Child: Alexander Williams108
7Language as a Conduit for Social Life: Harold McAllister134
Pt. IIIFamilies and Institutions161
8Concerted Cultivation in Organizational Spheres: Stacey Marshall165
9Concerted Cultivation Gone Awry: Melanie Handlon182
10Letting Educators Lead the Way: Wendy Driver198
11Beating with a Belt, Fearing "the school": Little Billy Yanelli221
12The Power and Limits of Social Class233
App. AMethodology: Enduring Dilemmas in Fieldwork259
App. BTheory: Understanding the Work of Pierre Bourdieu275
App. CSupporting Tables279
Notes289
Bibliography313
Index325

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