Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Homeless Mothers : Face to Face with Women and Poverty - 00 edition

by Deborah R. Connolly

Homeless Mothers : Face to Face with Women and Poverty (ISBN10: 0816632820; ISBN13: 9780816632824)
ISBN13: 978-0816632824
ISBN10: 0816632820

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0816632817
ISBN10: 0816632812

Summary: A first-person look at the challenges and cultural perceptions confronting homeless women-now in paperback!

Homeless Mothers follows the lives of mothers on the margins and asks where they fit in the increasingly black-and-white model of motherhood set up by society. Their voices, so rarely heard and so often ignored, resonate throughout this book. Both an anthropologist in the field and a social worker on the job, Deborah R. Connolly is ideally placed to d ...show moreraw out these women's life stories. Using their own words, by turns eloquent and awkward, poignant and harsh, she maps the perilous territory between the promise of childhood and the hard reality of motherhood on the street. What emerges is a glimpse of the cultural, class, gender, and economic challenges these women experience, a glimpse as real for us as the headlines and stereotypes that so often displace homeless mothers and consign them to silence.

"Here I am thinking, 'Okay, a shelter.' Now I'm gonna walk in this room and there's gonna be like cots everywhere and I'm scared to death. . . . What's gonna happen?" -from Homeless Mothers ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Published: 12/28/2001
International: No

View Author Bio
View Table of Contents



List Price: $23.50
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $13.49
Due back 08/01/2014
Rental
Save $10.01 (43%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $3.02

More prices and sellers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Homeless Mothers : Face to Face with Women and Poverty
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (4)  |  New (2)  |  Very Good (1)  |  Good (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$3.02
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Yankee Clipper Books
Windsor, CT
Seller Rating: 4.56
Very good condition book with only light signs of previous use.Sail the Seas of Value
$22.10
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
PaperbackshopUS
Secaucus, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.48
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000
$23.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
indoo
Avenel, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.16
BRAND NEW
$500.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.56
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
Page:   1  
Close
Close
Close