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Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put

Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put

Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage by Kathryn Edin, Maria Kefalas

Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage



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Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage Kathryn Edin, Maria Kefalas ebook
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ISBN: 0520241134, 9780520241138
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Either she picks shitty men or she's a shitty woman who can't identify or keep a good man. There are a lot of things going on with the women and the men in their lives. From a couples' point of view, that's a big net bonus. A little over a month ago, I picked up a copy of Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage. I heard about it from Lauren, who wrote a long post about the book by Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas. Promises to Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage (University of California Press, 2005, 293 pages) is well worth reading for anyone who is interested in family formation and also in how the nation's poor are living. And much of this bonus seems to be .. Has anyone read "Promises I Can Keep" which studied and asked poor unmarried mothers why they didn't wait for marriage before getting pregnant. To wit: In Promises I Can Keep, Kathryn Edin and Maria Kefalas outline “why poor women put motherhood before marriage.” In short, it is because that is all they know. It,” says Maria Kefalas, a sociologist who studies marriage and family issues and co-authored a seminal book on low-income mothers called Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage. In the NLSY, married men earn about 40% more than comparable single men; married women earn about 10% less than comparable single women. So if she hasn't found AND MARRIED such a man by the time she's 28, something is very wrong. Believe it,' says Maria Kefalas, a sociologist who studies marriage and family issues and co-authored a seminal book on low-income mothers called Promises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage.

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