Promises I Can Keep

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  • Author : Kathryn Edin
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 293 pages
  • ISBN : 0520271467
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Promises I Can Keep

Promises I Can Keep
  • Author : Kathryn Edin,Maria Kefalas
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 01 September 2011
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Over a span of five years, [the authors] talked in-depth with 162 low-income single moms ... to learn how they think about marriage and family. [This book] offers an intimate look at what marriage and motherhood mean to these women and provides [an] extensive on-the-ground study ... of why they put children before marriage despite the daunting challenges they know lie ahead.. [This book] argues that until poor young women and men have greater access to jobs that lead to financial security -

Promises I Can Keep

Promises I Can Keep
  • Author : Kathryn Edin,Maria Kefalas
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 08 March 2005
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Millie Acevedo bore her first child before the age of 16 and dropped out of high school to care for her newborn. Now 27, she is the unmarried mother of three and is raising her kids in one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods. Would she and her children be better off if she had waited to have them and had married their father first? Why do so many poor American youth like Millie continue to have children before they can afford to take

Poverty and Power

Poverty and Power
  • Author : Edward Royce
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 07 June 2018
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Poverty and Power argues that American poverty is not due to individual failings but rather to broader structural forces. The third edition features new material on the current political climate, the shortage of quality job opportunities, the implications of the Trump presidency, and more.

Proposing Prosperity

Proposing Prosperity
  • Author : Jennifer M. Randles
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 27 December 2016
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"Fragile families"—unmarried parents who struggle emotionally and financially—are one of the primary targets of the Healthy Marriage Initiative, a federal policy that has funded marriage education programs in nearly every state. These programs, which encourage marriage by teaching relationship skills, are predicated on the hope that married couples can provide a more emotionally and financially stable home for their children. Healthy marriage policy promotes a pro-marriage culture in which two-parent married families are considered the healthiest. It also

The Future of Children Fall 2005

The Future of Children  Fall 2005
  • Author : Sara S. McLanahan,Elisabeth Donahue,Ron Haskins
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release : 31 December 2008
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This second volume of The Future of Children examines family formation and child well being, with a particular focus on marriage. The authors look at the history of marriage in America, the changes in family formation and the effect of these changes on economic and social outcomes for children, and the effect of marriage policy on specific subgroups such as low-income, minority, and homosexual families. The volume also provides a review of programs that have tried to increase and stabilize

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Promises and Agreements
  • Author : Hanoch Sheinman
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release : 17 March 2011
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Comprising 16 original contributions, this is the first collection of philosophical papers on promises and agreements, topics which are enjoying a renaissance in social, moral and legal philosophy.

Reformed American Dreams

Reformed American Dreams
  • Author : Sheila M. Katz
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 12 July 2019
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Reformed American Dreams explores the experiences of low-income single mothers who pursued higher education while on welfare after the 1996 welfare reforms. This research occurred in an area where grassroots activism by and for mothers on welfare in higher education was directly able to affect the implementation of public policy. Half of the participants in Sheila M. Katz’s research were activists with the grassroots welfare rights organization, LIFETIME, trying to change welfare policy and to advocate for better access to

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  • Author : Jodi O'Brien,Arlene Stein
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 13 January 2017
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This new anthology brings together over 90 recent readings on gender, sexuality, and intimate relationships from Contexts, the award-winning magazine published by the ASA. Each contributor is a contemporary sociologist writing in the clear, concise, and jargon-free style that has made Contexts the “public face” of sociology. The editors have chosen pieces that are timely, thought-provoking, and especially suitable for classroom use; written introductions that frame each of the books three main sections; and provided questions for discussion.

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  • Author : Michelle Medlock Adams ,Bethany Jett
  • Publisher : Kregel Publications
  • Release : 19 November 2019
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Moving, funny devotions crafted for every day by moms who know the drill When women take on the role of mom, they take on a hundred other titles as well: healer, comforter, chef, teacher, cheerleader—and less flattering things like disciplinarian, ruiner of fun times, and chief worrier. In the middle of juggling all those roles, finding room to spend time alone seeking God can seem insurmountable. Moms Michelle Medlock Adams and Bethany Jett understand the struggles—and the joys.

Beyond the Rainbow Promise

Beyond the Rainbow Promise
  • Author : Robert M. Ottman
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release : 04 October 2016
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The storms of life, they are yours and they are mine. These storms can seemingly take on a life all of their own, controlling the minute to minute that then become our lives. They bring about outcomes we dont want, leaving chaos and pain in their wake. What happens to the human spirit when catastrophe strikes unannounced? This is a story about a mournful soul who loses his footing as he journeys against formidable foes. The kind of foes that

Promise Me

Promise Me
  • Author : Richard Paul Evans
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 05 October 2010
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The #1 bestselling author of The Christmas Box and master of the holiday novel presents a breathtaking story of the transcendent power of love. Beth Cardall has a secret. For eighteen years, she has had no choice but to keep it to herself, but on Christmas Eve 2008, all that is about to change. For Beth, 1989 was a year marked by tragedy. Her life was falling apart: her six-year-old daughter, Charlotte, was suffering from an unidentifiable illness; her marriage transformed from a

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Finding Perfect
  • Author : Colleen Hoover
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 03 May 2022
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The #1 New York Times bestselling Hopeless series continues with this heartwarming conclusion that illustrates the power of following a difficult journey to discover what happens next. Friends Daniel, Six, Holder, Sky, and Breckin are planning to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday with a Friendsgiving dinner at Sky’s parents’ house. But things have been off within the tightknit group and when Daniel reaches out to Six to ask the hard questions he hasn’t dared to bring up since they

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Engaging the Doctrine of Marriage
  • Author : Matthew Levering
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 12 August 2020
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This book is the next volume in Levering’s Engaging Doctrine series. The prior volume of the series examined the doctrine of creation. The present volume examines the purpose of creation: the marriage of God and humans. God created the cosmos for the purpose of the marriage of God and his people—and through his people, the marriage of God and the entire creation. Given that the central meaning or “prime analogate” of marriage is the marriage of God and