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ERIC Number: ED401366
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 386
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-5573-1
Black Families. Third Edition.
McAdoo, Harriette Pipes, Ed.
The chapters of this collection explore the experiences of black families in the United States and Africa, today and in the past. They are: (1) "African American Families: A Historical Note" (John Hope Franklin); (2) "African American Families and Family Values" (Niara Sudarkasa); (3) "Old-Time Religion: Benches Can't Say 'Amen'" (William Harrison Pipes); (4) "Conceptualizations of African American Families" (Jualynne Elizabeth Dodson); (5) "African American Family Life: An Instrument of Culture" (Wade W. Nobles); (6) "Three Decades of Black Family Empirical Research: Challenges for the 21st Century" (Leanor Boulin Johnson); (7) "Demographic Pictures of African American Families" (Paul C. Glick); (8) "Upward Mobility across Generations in African American Families" (Harriette Pipes McAdoo); (9) "Historical Note: Parenting of Young Children in Black Families" (Marie Ferguson Peters); (10) "The Roles of African American Fathers in the Socialization of Their Children" (John L. McAdoo); (11) "Supportive Roles of Significant Others in African American Families" (Wilhelmina Manns); (12) "Out There Stranded? Black Families in White Communities" (Beverly Daniel Tatum); (13) "African American Education: A Cultural-Ecological Perspective" (John U. Ogbu); (14) "Family, Socialization Environment, and Identity Development in Black Americans" (James S. Jackson, Wayne R. McCullough, and Gerald Gurin); (15) "An Overview of Race and Marital Status" (Robert Staples); (16) "The Black Search for Love and Devotion: Facing the Future against All Odds" (Audrey B. Chapman); (17)"Values Regarding Marriage and the Family from a Woman's Perspective" (Jerold Heiss); (18) "Contraception: Practices and Attitudes in the Black Community" (Algea Othella Harrison); (19) "An Advocacy Agenda for Black Families and Children" (Marian Wright Edelman); (20) "Social Families among African Americans: Policy Implications for Children" (Rose Merry Rivers and John Scanzoni); and (21) "Social Welfare Policies and African American Families" (Robert B. Hill). Each chapter contains references. (Includes 4 figures and 15 tables.) (SLD)
SAGE Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320; e-mail: (paperback: ISBN-0-8039-5573-1; clothbound: ISBN-0-8039-5572-3).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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