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"Unequal Childhoods" uses actual observations from black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families to provide a vivid account of the importance of social class, and the relative unimportance of race, in shaping parents' and children's lives.
Table of Contents
Concerted Cultivation and the Accomplishment of Natural Growth
Social Structure and Daily Life
PART I. THE ORGANIZATION OF DAILY LIFE
The Hectic Pace of Concerted Cultivation
A Child's Pace
Children's Play Is for Children
PART II. LANGUAGE USE
Developing a Child
Language as a Conduit for Social Life
PART III. FAMILIES AND INSTITUTIONS
Concerted Cultivation in Organizational Spheres
Concerted Cultivation Gone Awry
Letting Educators Lead the Way
Beating with a Belt, Fearing ``the School''
Little Billy Yanelli
The Power and Limits of Social Class
Appendix A. Methodology: Enduring Dilemmas in Fieldwork
Appendix B. Theory: Understanding the Work of Pierre Bourdieu