Unequal Childhoods Class, Race, and Family Life

ISBN-10: 0520271424

ISBN-13: 9780520271425

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Annette Lareau

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List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 9/9/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 468
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.650
Language: English

Annette Lareauis the Stanley I. Sheerr Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She is faculty member in the Department of Sociology with a secondary appointment in the Graduate School of Education. Lareau is the author ofHome Advantage: Social Class and Parental Intervention in Elementary Education(1989; second edition, 2000), and coeditor ofSocial Class: How Does it Work?(2009); andEducation Research on Trial: Policy Reform and the Call for Scientific Rigor(2009); andJourneys through Ethnography: Realistic Accounts of Fieldwork(1996).

Preface to the Second Edition
Concerted Cultivation and the Accomplishment of Natural Growth
Social Structure and Daily Life
Organization of Daily Life
The Hectic Pace of Concerted Cultivation
A Child's Pace
Children's Play Is for Children
Language Use
Developing a Child
Language as a Conduit for Social Life
Families and Institutions
Concerted Cultivation in Organizational Spheres
Concerted Cultivation Gone Awry
Letting Educators Lead the Way
Beating with a Belt, Fearing "the School"
The Power and Limits of Social Class
Unequal Childhoods and Unequal Adulthoods
Class Differences in Parent' Information and Intervention in the Lives of Young Adults
Reflections on Longitudinal Ethnography and the Families' Reactions to Unequal Childhoods
Unequal Childhoods in Context: Results from a Quantitative Analysis
Methodology: Enduring Dilemmas in Fieldwork
Theory: Understanding the Work of Pierre Bourdieu
Supporting Tables
Tables for the Second Edition
Revised Bibliography
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