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Lareau, Annette
Unequal childhoods : class, race, and family life / Annette Lareau
2nd ed., with an update a decade later
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ767.9 .L37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Children -- Social conditions
Physical Description xiv, 461 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-451) and index
Contents Concerted cultivation and the accomplishment of natural growth -- Social structure and daily life -- Part I. Organization of daily life. The hectic pace of concerted cultivation: Garrett Tallinger ; A child's pace: Tyrec Taylor ; Children's play is for children: Katie Brindle -- Part II. Language use. Developing a child: Alexander Williams ; Language as a conduit for social life: Harold McAllister -- Part III. Families and institutions. Concerted cultivation in organizational spheres: Stacey Marshall ; Concerted cultivation gone awry: Melanie Handlon ; Letting educators lead the way: Wendy Driver ; Beating with a belt, fearing "the school": Little Billy Yanelli ; The power and limits of social class -- Part IV. Unequal childhoods and unequal adulthoods. Class differences in parents' information and intervention in the lives of young adults ; Reflections on longitudinal ethnography and the families' reactions to Unequal childhoods ; Unequal childhoods in context: results from a quantitative analysis / Annette Lareau, Elliot Weininger, Dalton Conley, and Melissa Velez -- Afterword -- Appendix A. Methodology: enduring dilemmas in fieldwork -- Appendix B. Theory: understanding the work of Pierre Bourdieu -- Appendix C. Supporting tables -- Appendix D. Tables for the second edition

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