Unequal Childhoods

This book is a powerful portrayal of class inequalities in the United States. It contains insightful analysis of the processes through which inequality is reproduced, and it frankly engages with methodological and analytic dilemmas usually glossed over in academic texts.

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  • Author : Annette Lareau
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 461 pages
  • ISBN : 0520271424
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Unequal Childhoods

Unequal Childhoods
  • Author : Annette Lareau
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 02 August 2011
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This book is a powerful portrayal of class inequalities in the United States. It contains insightful analysis of the processes through which inequality is reproduced, and it frankly engages with methodological and analytic dilemmas usually glossed over in academic texts.

Unequal Childhoods

Unequal Childhoods
  • Author : Annette Lareau
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 11 September 2003
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Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class and poor families, this study explores the fact that class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children and offers a picture of childhood in the 21st century.

Unequal Childhoods

Unequal Childhoods
  • Author : Helen Penn
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 13 June 2021
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While problems of childhood poverty are most widespread in developing countries, formidable inequalities exist in more prosperous countries. A major aim of the book is to address the question of unequal childhoodsand the ways in which they are.

Unequal Childhoods

Unequal Childhoods
  • Author : Helen Penn
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 March 2005
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An expert in her field, Helen Penn discusses the inequalities between and within countries of childhood poverty and how this poverty is recognized and defined through the following case-studies: Kazakhstan - once part of the Soviet Union Swaziland - a country in Southern Africa devastated by HIV and AIDS Himalayan India Brazil - one of the world's most unequal countries. These four case studies illustrate the diversity and complexity of the responses to the attempts to globalise childhood and highlight

Decolonizing Childhoods

Decolonizing Childhoods
  • Author : Manfred Liebel
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 01 May 2020
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First book since 2004 to look at childhood from a postcolonial perspective and reflect on postcolonial theory in relation to children and childhoods, building on work by Cannella and Viruru (2004). From one of the pioneers of childhood studies, Liebel uses a broad array of international case studies to examine the repercussions of colonial conquest on children's lives and childhood policies today. Looking at how children in the Global South are affected by unequal power relations, paternalistic policies and violence by state

Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools

Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools
  • Author : Annette Lareau,Kimberly Goyette
  • Publisher : Russell Sage Foundation
  • Release : 31 March 2014
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A series of policy shifts over the past decade promises to change how Americans decide where to send their children to school. In theory, the boom in standardized test scores and charter schools will allow parents to evaluate their assigned neighborhood school, or move in search of a better option. But what kind of data do parents actually use while choosing schools? Are there differences among suburban and urban families? How do parents’ choices influence school and residential segregation in

Translocal Childhoods and Family Mobility in East and North Europe

Translocal Childhoods and Family Mobility in East and North Europe
  • Author : Laura Assmuth,Marina Hakkarainen,Aija Lulle,Pihla Maria Siim
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 July 2018
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This collection explores mobile childhoods: from Latvia and Estonia to Finland; from Latvia to the United Kingdom; from Russia to Finland; and cyclical mobility by the Roma between Romania and Finland. The chapters examine how east-to-north European family mobility brings out different kinds of multilocal childhoods. The children experience unequal starting points and further twists throughout their childhood and within their family lives. Through the innovative use of ethnographic and participatory methods, the contributors demonstrate how diverse migrant children’s

Ritual, Emotion, Violence

Ritual, Emotion, Violence
  • Author : Elliott B. Weininger,Annette Lareau,Omar Lizardo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 July 2018
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Microsociologists seek to capture social life as it is experienced, and in recent decades no one has championed the microsociological approach more fiercely than Randall Collins. The pieces in this exciting volume offer fresh and original insights into key aspects of Collins’ thought, and of microsociology more generally. The introductory essay by Elliot B. Weininger and Omar Lizardo provides a lucid overview of the key premises this perspective. Ethnographic papers by Randol Contreras, using data from New York, and Philippe

Unequal Childhoods

Unequal Childhoods
  • Author : Annette Lareau
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 11 September 2003
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Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. Here are the frenetic families managing their children's hectic schedules of "leisure" activities; and here are families with plenty of time but little economic security. Lareau shows how middle-class parents, whether black or white, engage in a process of "concerted cultivation" designed to

Privilege

Privilege
  • Author : Shamus Rahman Khan
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 17 August 2021
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As one of the most prestigious high schools in the nation, St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, has long been the exclusive domain of America's wealthiest sons. But times have changed. Today, a new elite of boys and girls is being molded at St. Paul's, one that reflects the hope of openness but also the persistence of inequality. In Privilege, Shamus Khan returns to his alma mater to provide an inside look at an institution that has been the

Race/Sex

Race/Sex
  • Author : Naomi Zack
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 January 2016
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Race/Sex is the first forum for combined discussion of racial theory and gender theory. In sixteen articles, avant-garde scholars of African American philosophy and liberatory criticism explore and explode the categories of race, sex and gender into new trajectories that include sexuality, black masculinity and mixed-race identity.

Home Advantage

Home Advantage
  • Author : Annette Lareau
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 13 June 2021
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This new edition contextualizes Lareau's original ethnography in a discussion of the most pressing issues facing educators at the beginning of the new millennium.

Trans Kids

Trans Kids
  • Author : Tey Meadow
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 17 August 2018
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Trans Kids is a trenchant ethnographic and interview-based study of the first generation of families affirming and facilitating gender nonconformity in children. Earlier generations of parents sent such children for psychiatric treatment aimed at a cure, but today, many parents agree to call their children new names, allow them to wear whatever clothing they choose, and approach the state to alter the gender designation on their passports and birth certificates. Drawing from sociology, philosophy, psychology, and sexuality studies, sociologist Tey

Exit Zero

Exit Zero
  • Author : Christine J. Walley
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 17 January 2013
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Winner of CLR James Book Prize from the Working Class Studies Association and 2nd Place for the Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing. In 1980, Christine J. Walley’s world was turned upside down when the steel mill in Southeast Chicago where her father worked abruptly closed. In the ensuing years, ninety thousand other area residents would also lose their jobs in the mills—just one example of the vast scale of deindustrialization occurring across the United States. The disruption of

Inhabiting 'Childhood': Children, Labour and Schooling in Postcolonial India

Inhabiting 'Childhood': Children, Labour and Schooling in Postcolonial India
  • Author : S. Balagopalan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 April 2014
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Through a rich ethnography of street and working children in Calcutta, India, this book offers the first sustained enquiry into postcolonial childhoods, arguing that the lingering effects of colonialism are central to comprehending why these children struggle to inhabit the transition from labour to schooling.