Social poverty: low-income parents and the struggle for family and community ties

Introduction: social poverty in America -- Young, poor parents: lacking social support and social capital -- Becoming an adult: getting a car, a job, and paying the bills -- Committing to a relationship: "you have to have your trust in place" -- Becoming a parent: doing better and settling...

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Main Author: Halpern-Meekin, Sarah
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York New York University Press [2019]
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Summary:Introduction: social poverty in America -- Young, poor parents: lacking social support and social capital -- Becoming an adult: getting a car, a job, and paying the bills -- Committing to a relationship: "you have to have your trust in place" -- Becoming a parent: doing better and settling down -- Family expectations: looking for support -- Learning skills: building trust and communities -- Relationship and parenting changes: making it work -- Conclusion: escaping social poverty
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:V, 295 Seiten
ISBN:9781479891214
9781479816897