Kenneth Keniston quotes

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Poor children live in a particularly dangerous world--an urban world of broken stair railings, of busy streets serving as playgrou ...
The most important difference between these early American families and our own is that early families constituted economic units ...
It is misleading to discuss recent changes in family life without emphasizing the fact that for generations some Americans have ha ...
The myth of the self-sufficient individual and of the self-sufficient, protected, and protective family ... tells us that those wh ...
The myth of self-sufficiency blinds us to the workings of other forces in family life. For families are not now, nor were they eve ...
The psychological pain--and the ethical shame--of American poverty are made greater by the fact that this country possesses the we ...
Confronted with the unhappy facts of exclusion, we sometimes reassure ourselves by telling stories: the poor boys who made it, the ...
In the past the intrinsic pleasures of parenthood for most American families were increased by the extrinsic economic return that ...
Mothers work outside the home for many reasons; one of them is almost always because their families need their income to live up t ...
Recognizing that family self-sufficiency is a false myth, we also need to acknowledge that all today's families need help in raisi ...
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