ERIC Number: ED264315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Black Experience: Social, Cultural and Economic Considerations. Proceedings of a Workshop on the Black Experience. (1st, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 14, 1980).
Johnson, Audreye E., Ed.
This publication consists of the proceedings of a workshop on the social, cultural, and economic experiences of Blacks. The workshops' goals were to intensify the interest of social workers in the Black experience; to examine the values which have an impact on services to Black people; to increase the knowledge of social workers about Blacks; and to explore various dimensions of Black family life. Nine papers are presented: 1) The Role of Language (Communication) in Black-White Relations (Stanley H. Smith); 2) The Dynamics of Public Policy: Pacification and the Maintenance of Black Enclaves in America (LaVerne McCummings); 3) Child Rearing in the Black Community: Social, Cultural and Economic Considerations (Lou M. Beasley); 4)The Afro-American Experience: Another Conceptual Perspective for Professional Practice (Edyth L. Ross); 5) The Black Experience in Education: The Case of Testing (Howard F. Taylor); 6) Black Families in the 1970's (Robert B. Hill); 7) The Black Experience in Politics (Howard N. Lee); 8) Black Family Life and Life Styles (Harriet Peat Trader); and 9) The Health Status of Black Americans (Lawrence E. Gary). Footnotes and bibliographies are included. (CG)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Education, Black Family, Blacks, Child Rearing, Family Structure, Health Needs, Intelligence Tests, Intercultural Communication, Language Usage, Political Influences, Public Policy, Racial Relations, Social Workers
School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 223 E. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. School of Social Work.