Fatherhood in the Inner City
Kathryn Edin and Timothy J. Nelson
University of California Press, $29.95, 294 pp.
Painfully conscientious, rule-bound, and motivated more by spiritual longings than by practical material concerns—these aren’t the terms in which most Americans think of low-income unmarried fathers. The men who tell their stories in Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the...
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