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Unequal growth

Stephen Fothergill

Unequal growth

urban and regional employment change in the UK

by Stephen Fothergill

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Published by Gower in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published by Heinemann, 1982.

StatementStephen Fothergill and Graham Gudgin.
ContributionsGudgin, Graham.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15065765M
ISBN 100566056224
OCLC/WorldCa277249149

Lareau shows how middle-class parents, whether black or white, engage in a process of "concerted cultivation" designed to draw out children's talents and skills, while working-class and poor families rely on "the accomplishment of natural growth," in which a child's development unfolds spontaneously-as long as basic comfort, food, and shelter.


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Author and University of Pennsylvania professor Annette Lareau came to Hamilton on Nov. 14 to lecture on her study of social stratification in America. Lareau is the Stanley I. Shear Professor of Sociology in the School of Arts and Sciences at Penn. She is best known for her book Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life.

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For example, because highly unequal economies seem to rely more on credit booms to propel growth, redistributing income from rich to poor would make the economy less crisis-prone.

Annette Patricia Lareau (born ) is a sociologist working at the University of is a graduate of U.C. Santa Cruz and earned her PhD in Sociology from U.C. started her career at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and also previously worked as a Professor of Sociology at Temple University, Pennsylvania from to Nationality: American.

Her book, Unequal Childhoods provides the best means to demonstrate her views, via following the lives of twelve completely socially and culturally diversified families that had children around the ages of eight and ten, regardless gender and race.

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I was particularly interested to see if the patterns of class differences in child rearing would continue over time. Summary: In her book, Unequal Childhoods, Annette Lareau describes how different child-rearing strategies in upper-middle class and poor/working-class homes reproduces class inequality.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fothergill, Steve. Unequal growth. London: Heinemann Educational Books, (OCoLC) Document Type. Unequal childhoods: class, race, and family life.

2nd ed., with an update a decade later. Berkeley: University of California Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Lareau, Annette.

Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life. Berkeley: University of California Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation. Buy a cheap copy of Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and book by Annette Lareau. Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children.

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Chapter 13 is when Annette Lareau carried out a follow-up study to find out what happened to the children through high school and whether they ended up at college or not, is essentially answers the question what happened next. Inequality has many causes, and they vary from country to country.

Global trade agreements play a role, by shifting manufacturing and other jobs to countries with lower pay. But many of the causes are purely domestic. In New Zealand, in the s and s, taxes were cut for top earners, while benefits were reduced by up to 30 per cent for the.

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Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today.