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Social class and changing families in an unequal America / edited by Marcia J. Carlson and Paula England
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, ©2011
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 3rd Floor  HQ536 .S665 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Families -- United States
Social classes -- United States
Equality -- United States
Physical Description xiii, 230 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: social class and family patterns in the United States / Marcia J. Carlson and Paula England -- Birth control use and early, unintended births: evidence for a class gradient / Paula England, Elizabeth McClintock, and Emily Fitzgibbons Shafer -- Thinking about demographic family difference: fertility differentials in an unequal society / S. Philip Morgan -- Between poor and prosperous: do the family patterns of moderately-educated Americans deserve a closer look? / Andrew J. Cherlin -- Daddy baby, momma maybe: low income urban fathers and the "package deal" of family life / Kathryn Edin, Timothy Nelson, and Joanna Miranda Reed -- Family instability and complexity after a nonmarital birth: outcomes for children in fragile families / Sara McLanahan -- Social class and the transition to adulthood: differences in parents' interactions with institutions / Annette Lareau and Amanda Cox -- Family change, public response: social policy in an era of complex families / Timothy M. Smeeding and Marcia J. Carlson -- The recent transformation of the American family: witnessing and exploring social change / Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr
Series Studies in social inequality
Alternate Author Carlson, Marcia J., editor of compilation
England, Paula, editor of compilation

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