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ISBN: 0226273911 / ISBN-13: 9780226273914

Managing to Make It: Urban Families and Adolescent Success

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One of the myths about families in inner-city neighborhoods is that they are characterized by poor parenting. Sociologist Frank Furstenberg and his ... Show synopsis

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  • Managing to Make It: Urban Families and Adolescent Success (University of Chicago Press) – Hardcover (1999)
    by Frank F Furstenberg, Jr., Glen H Elder, Jr., Thomas D Cook

    Managing to Make It: Urban Families and Adolescent Success

    Hardcover, University of Chicago Press
    1999
    English
    2nd ed.
    320 pages

    ISBN: 0226273911
    ISBN-13: 9780226273914

    One of the myths about families in inner-city neighbourhoods is that they are characterized by poor parenting. The sociologist Frank Furstenberg and his colleagues explode this and other misconceptions about success, parenting, and socioeconomic advantage in this text. The book launches a series which focuses on how and why youth are able to overcome - rather than succumb to - social disadvantages. Based on more than 500 interviews and qualitative case studies of families in inner-city Philadelphia, the text reveals how ... Show more

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