ERIC Number: ED266235
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
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Black Children. Social, Educational, and Parental Environments.
McAdoo, Harriette Pipes, Ed.; McAdoo, John Lewis, Ed.
The unique experiences and situations that are common to black children and their parents are examined in the 14 papers collected in this volume. The book is organized into five sections, each relecting one of the significant environments within which black children lead their lives: the theoretical, the socioeconomic, the educational, the parental, and the internal environments. The papers' titles (and authors) are as follows: (1) "Our Destiny: Authors of a Scientific Revolution" (Na'im Akbar); (2) "Black Child Socialization: A Conceptual Framework" (A. Wade Boykin and Forrest D. Toms); (3) "Developmental Imperatives of Social Ecologies: Lessons Learned from Black Children" (Bertha Garrett Holliday); (4) "The Sea Is So Wide and My Boat Is So Small: Problems Facing Black Children Today" (Marian Wright Edelman): (5) "Racial Variations in Achievement Prediction: The School as a Conduit for Macrostructural Cultural Tension" (Margaret Beale Spencer); (6) "Black Parental Values and Expectations of Children's Occupational and Educational Success: Theoretical Implications" (John Scanzoni); (7) "Empowering Black Children's Educational Environments" (James P. Comer); (8) "Reexamining the Achievement Central Tendency: Sex Differences within Race and Race Differences within Sex" (Bruce R. Hare); (9) "Racial Socialization of Young Black Children" (Marie Ferguson Peters); (10) "The Black Family's Socializing Environment: Self-Esteem and Ethnic Attitude among Black Children" (Algea O. Harrison); (11) "A Psychoeducational Perspective on Black Parenting" (Anderson J. Franklin and Nancy Boyd-Franklin); (12) "Racial Attitude and Self-Concept of Young Black Children Over Time" (Harriette Pipes McAdoo); (13) "Modification of Racial Attitudes and Preferences in Young Black Children" (John Lewis McAdoo); and (14) "Interracial Contact in Schools and Black Children's Self-Esteem" (Neal Krause). (KH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - General
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