Unequal Childhoods
  • Author : Annette Lareau
  • Release Date : 02 August 2011
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 461
  • ISBN 13 : 9780520271425

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Book Description: 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
Genre : Social Science
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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
Genre : History
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Publisher : Psychology Press
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Unequal Childhoods

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Publisher : Univ of California Press
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