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Through My Own Eyes

Single Mothers and the Cultures of Poverty

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674001800

Publication Date: 12/21/2001


256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

3 tables


  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Empowering Strangers
  • 2. Fourteen Poor Women, Fourteen Rich Lives
  • 3. Motherhood in Poverty
  • 4. Conceptions of Children’s Behavior
  • 5. Cultural Models of Child Rearing
  • 6. Discipline and Obedience
  • 7. Cultural Models of Education
  • 8. Negotiating Child Care and Welfare
  • 9. Teachers’ Views of Preschool
  • 10. Lessons from Listening: Strengthening Family Policy and Local Practice
  • Notes
  • Index

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