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The Social Economy of Single Motherhood : Raising Children in Rural America.

By: Nelson, Margaret.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Perspectives on Gender: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2014Copyright date: ©2005Description: 1 online resource (266 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317793731.Subject(s): Rural families -- United States | Single mothers -- United States -- Economic conditions | Single mothers -- United States -- Social conditions | Sociology, Rural -- United States | Welfare recipients -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Social Economy of Single Motherhood : Raising Children in Rural AmericaDDC classification: 306.874320973091734 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 The Context of Single Mothers' Lives -- Chapter 2 Negotiating Reciprocity -- Chapter 3 Accounting for Welfare -- Chapter 4 Building and Rebuilding the Family -- Chapter 5 Falling in Love (Again) -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: Margaret Nelson investigates the lives of single, working-class mothers in this compelling and timely book. Through personal interviews, she uncovers the different challenges that mothers and their children face in small town America--a place greatly changed over the past fifty years as factory work has dried up and national chains like Walmart have moved in.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 The Context of Single Mothers' Lives -- Chapter 2 Negotiating Reciprocity -- Chapter 3 Accounting for Welfare -- Chapter 4 Building and Rebuilding the Family -- Chapter 5 Falling in Love (Again) -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

Margaret Nelson investigates the lives of single, working-class mothers in this compelling and timely book. Through personal interviews, she uncovers the different challenges that mothers and their children face in small town America--a place greatly changed over the past fifty years as factory work has dried up and national chains like Walmart have moved in.

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Margaret Nelson is the Hepburn Professor of Sociology and Women and Gender Studies at Middlebury College in Vermont. She is the author of Negotiated Care and the co-author of Working Hard and Making Do and Circles of Care.

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