Raising Brooklyn

Raising Brooklyn

Nannies, Childcare, and Caribbeans Creating Community

eBook - 2011
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Stroll through any public park in Brooklyn on a weekday afternoon and you will see black women with white children at every turn. Many of these women are of Caribbean descent, and they have long been a crucial component of New York's economy, providing childcare for white middle- and upper-middleclass families. Raising Brooklyn offers an in-depth look at the daily lives of these childcare providers, examining the important roles they play in the families whose children they help to raise. Tamara Mose Brown spent three years immersed in these Brooklyn communities: in public parks, public librar.
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9780814709351
0814709354
9780814725085
0814725082
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 212 pages)

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