Doing The Best I Can

Author: Kathryn Edin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
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Doing the Best I Can is a strikingly rich, paradigm-shifting look at fatherhood among inner-city men often dismissed as "deadbeat dads.

Falling Back

Author: Jamie J. Fader
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813560756
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2 (2002): 504–516. Nelson and Edin refer to this as “overclaiming paternity.”
Timothy J. Nelson and Kathryn Edin, Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the
Inner City (Berkeley: University of California Press, forthcoming). 3. This
economic explanation for men's marginal roles in families has been addressed
by many sociologists. My contribution is to show how the labor market–family
relationship is associated with further offending or desistance among a group of
formerly incarcerated ...

Boys And Men In African American Families

Author: Linda Burton
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319438476
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Doing the best I can: Fatherhood in the inner city. Berkeley: University of
California Press. Hamer, J. (2001). What it means to be daddy: Fatherhood for
black men living away from their children. New York: Columbia University Press.
Harding, D. J. (2010). Living the drama: Community, conflict, and culture among
inner-city boys. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Holcomb, P. A., & Young, A
., Jr. (2007). Voices of young fathers: The Partners for Fragile Families
Demonstration Project.

American Fatherhood

Author: Lawrence R. Samuel
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442248114
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Stronger laws have been passed to make noncustodial fathers pay child support,
and it is now more difficult for deadbeat dads to receive welfare. Not much
success can be directly tied to these measures as well, suggesting that a different
tack should be taken. In their book Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner
City, sociologists Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson argued that courts should
award unwed fathers part-time custody of their kids, something rarely being done
for this ...

Ensuring Inequality

Author: Donna L. Franklin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199374872
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Kathryn Edin and Timothy Jon Nelson, Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the
Inner City (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013). 21. Research has
shown that children from father-absent families are more likely to drop out of
school and generally obtain fewer years of education than those from two-parent
families. Offspring from these families also have lower earnings in young
adulthood, and they are more likely to be poor and receive welfare when they
become adults.

Generation Unbound

Author: Isabel V. Sawhill
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815725590
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Kathryn Edin and Timothy Nelson use this term in their book Doing the Best I Can
, picking up on Andrew Cherlin's earlier labeling of the instability of marriage in
the United States as a “marriage-go-round.” See Kathryn Edin and Timothy J.
Nelson, Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City (University of
California Press, 2013), p. 226; Andrew J. Cherlin, The Marriage-Go-Round: The
State of Marriage and the Family in America Today (Random House Digital, 2010
). 22.

Globalized Fatherhood

Author: Marcia C. Inhorn
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 1782384383
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“Claiming Fatherhood: Race and Dynamics of Paternal Involvement among
Unmarried Men.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social
Science 621, no. 1: 149–77. Edin, Kathryn, and Timothy J. Nelson. 2013. Doing
the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City. Berkeley: University of California
Press. Ehrenreich, Barbara, and Arlie Hochschild. 2004. Global Woman: Nannies
, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy. New York: Holt. Frye, Victoria,
Kim Williams, ...

Chinese Fatherhood Gender And Family

Author: Mario Liong
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137441860
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2003. Women and the Family in Chinese History. London: Routledge. Edin,
Kathryn, and Maria Kefalas. 2005. Promises I can Keep: Why Poor Women Put
Motherhood before Marriage. Berkeley: Univ of California Press. Edin, Kathryn,
and Timothy J. Nelson. 2013. Doing the Best I can: Fatherhood in the Inner City.
Berkeley: University of California Press. Elder-Vass, Dave. 2007. Reconciling
Archer and Bourdieu in an Emergentist Theory of Action. Sociological Theory 25(
4): 325–346.

Marriage Markets

Author: June Carbone
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199916594
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... “When Marriage Disappears: The New Middle America,” The State of Our
Unions: Marriage in America (2010), 40, fig. 16, http://stateofourunions.org/2010/
SOOU2010.pdf (53 percent of the least educated and 43 percent of the
moderately educated report that marriage has not worked out for people they
know in comparison with 17 percent of the highly educated). Kathryn Edin and
Timothy J. Nelson, Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City (Berkeley:
University of California ...

Deconstructing Dads

Author: Laura Tropp
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498516041
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... see Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson, Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in
the Inner City (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2013); William
Marsiglio and Kevin Roy, Nurturing Dads: Social Initiatives for Contemporary
Fatherhood (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2012). 4. On the fluctuations in
the history of fatherhood, see LaRossa, The Modernization of Fatherhood;
LaRossa, Of War and Men. On fluctuating images of fatherhood, in particular, see
Ralph LaRossa, ...