Fathers' Fair Share: Helping Poor Men Manage Child Support and Fatherhood

Fathers' Fair Share: Helping Poor Men Manage Child Support and Fatherhood

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780871544117
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 04/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 255
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

EARL S. JOHNSON is research associate at the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, New York and San Francisco. ANN LEVINE is a freelance writer and editor. FRED C. DOOLITTLE is vice president and associate director of research at the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, New York and San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Chapter 1Introduction1
Chapter 2The Participants18
Chapter 3The World Outside PFS: An Insider's View58
Chapter 4The Noncustodial Parents' Perspectives on Child Support and the Child Support System85
Chapter 5The Only Game in Town: Walking Through the Doorway of Parents' Fair Share104
Chapter 6The Employment and Training Component of PFS: Job Club/Job Search133
Chapter 7Conclusion151
Appendix ASample, Data, and Research Methodology176
Appendix BMaps185
Appendix CList and Description of Peer Support Sessions192
Appendix DFamily Tree200
Appendix EPersonal Shields204
Appendix FProfile of Two Participants Deciding How to Use Their Money207
Appendix GProfiles of Selected Participants209
Appendix HQuestions for Noncustodial Parents in PFS213
Appendix IProfile of Interviewees217
Notes222
References228
About the Authors233
Index234

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