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Inequalities of Love: College-Educated Black Women and the Barriers to Romance and Family
Inequalities of Love uses the personal narratives of college-educated black women to describe the difficulties they face when trying to date, marry, and have children. While conventional wisdom suggests that all women, regardless of race, must sacrifice romance and family for advanced educations and professional careers, Averil Y. Clarke’s research reveals that educated bl ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published July 11th 2011 by Duke University Press Books
(first published January 1st 2011)
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This book was very informative, in terms of statistical data and also by bringing attention to the challenges of education for women. The books discusses different lifestyle and/or behavioral (upbringing) patterns and how this affected their quest, or lack thereof- of formal education.