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The social economy of single motherhood : raising children in rural America

Margaret K. Nelson 1944- author.


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  • Title:
    The social economy of single motherhood : raising children in rural America
  • Author: Margaret K. Nelson 1944- author.
  • Description: 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.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Publisher: New, York, New York ; Oxfordshire, England : Routledge
  • Format: 1 online resource (266 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-415-94778-2;ISBN 1-315-81083-2;ISBN 1-317-79373-0
  • Subjects: Single mothers -- United States -- Social conditions; Single mothers -- United States -- Economic conditions; Welfare recipients -- United States; Rural families -- United States; Sociology, Rural -- United States; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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