Item Details

The Widening Gap: Why America's Working Families Are in Jeopardy and What Can Be Done About It

Jody Heymann
Format
Book
Published
New York : Basic Books, c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0465013082 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • 2 Predictably Unpredictable: The Lives of Working Americans 15
  • 3 Outdated Working Conditions and Inadequate Social Supports: The Impact on Children 39
  • 4 Special Needs: The Experience of Particularly Vulnerable Children and Their Families 67
  • 5 Impact Across the Life Span: Extended Family Fantasies and Realities 91
  • 6 Economic Inequalities Magnified: Greater Strains, Fewer Resources 113
  • 7 Gender Inequalities: At the Core Lies Our Failure to Address Working Families' Needs 139
  • 8 Society's Best Prospect: An Equal Chance for All Children and Adults 161.
Description
254 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-211) and index.
Technical Details
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