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Moving Up And Out: Poverty, Education Single Parent Family ePub download

by Lori Holyfield

  • Author: Lori Holyfield
  • ISBN: 1566399157
  • ISBN13: 978-1566399159
  • ePub: 1304 kb | FB2: 1883 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Politics & Government
  • Publisher: Temple University Press; 1 edition (December 31, 2001)
  • Pages: 192
  • Rating: 4.1/5
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Moving Up And Out: Poverty, Education  Single Parent Family ePub download

Moving Up And Out book.

Moving Up And Out book.

Xx, 159 pages ; 22 cm. Focuses on one nonprofit community organization which has since 1984 provided scholarships for single parents interested in obtaining their post-secondary education. Draws upon the voices of single parents to consider the barriers and struggles faced as they attempt to obtain secondary education and change the lives of both themselves and their children. Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-155) and index.

Single parent families in the United States have almost tripled in the past few decades. A huge majority of these families are female headed.

Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Single parent families in the United States have almost tripled in the past few decades. In American culture it is not so important that we all be equal so much as it is that we all have equal opportunities. Yet sometimes we turn a blind eye to those who need us most. In fact, when it comes to single parent families, it is as if the barriers are too great, the issues too complex. We wind up reducing the debate to its lowest common denominator.

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oceedings{A, title {Moving Up and Out: Poverty, Education, and the Single Parent Family}, author {Lori Holyfield and Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton}, year {2001} }. Lori Holyfield, Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton. Foreword Preface Acknowledgments Introduction 1. It Ain't That Simple 2. Barriers to Success 3. Myths and Images: The Morality Trap 4. Education and Mobility 5. Chance and Choice 6. Starting a Single Parent Scholarship Program: Ingredients for Success 7. Where Do We Go from Here? Appendixes Notes References Index. Moving Up and Out focuses on just such a program, the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund, which has since 1984 provided scholarships for single parents interested in obtaining their post-secondary education. In this story of a highly successful nonprofit, Lori Holyfield (herself a recipient of a scholarship) draws upon the voices of single parents to consider the barriers and struggles faced as they attempt to obtain secondary education and change the lives of both themselves and their children.

Single-parent family is a unit where a parent lives with children without a. .

Single-parent family is a unit where a parent lives with children without a partner. Some argue that family breakdown has a negative effects for kids, families, and society. However, if the other spouse is out of the family, a single parent does not have someone to compete with. Despite your busy schedule at work, find a way to spend quality time with your children. If you can’t handle your partner anymore and end up becoming a single parent, you would experience the independence you’ve been praying for. You can decide where to use your money.

A single parent is a person who lives with a child or children and who does not have a spouse or live-in partner. Reasons for becoming a single parent include divorce, break-up, abandonment, death of the other parent, childbirth by a single woman or single-person adoption. A single parent family is a family with children that is headed by a single parent. Single parenthood has been common historically due to parental mortality rate due to disease, wars and maternal mortality.

Moving Up and Out: Poverty, Education, and the Single Parent Family.

American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 109: 3. Holyfield, Lori. Moving Up and Out: Poverty, Education, and the Single Parent Family. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Fulbright College social media feeds.

Moving Up and Out: Poverty, Education, and the Single Parent Family Lori Holyfield, 2002, Philadelphia, PA, Temple University Press. This is the problem that Lori Holyfield examines in Moving Up and Out. Holyfield has written a book about single parents, poverty, welfare and education. Her own story fostered her interest in the intersection of these complex issues: she was a high-school drop-out struggling as a head of household who relied on public assistance at times and eventually completed her GED and later a PhD in Sociology. She is now a tenured faculty member, teaching at the University of Arkansas.

It is especially useful for undergraduate and graduate courses in sociology, public policy, urban studies, and African-American Studies, as its scope makes it THE basic reader of qualitative studies of poverty. Все результаты Поиска книг Google Об авторе (2000).

Shares the stories of recipients of the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund and their struggles to work their way out of poverty and offers a guide for American communities looking to develop a similar scholarship program.