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ERIC Number: ED419894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 377
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-5291-0
Family Life in Black America.
Taylor, Robert Joseph, Ed.; Jackson, James S., Ed.; Chatters, Linda M., Ed.
This volume draws on data from the National Survey of Black Americans (NSBA) to explore the condition of the black family in America. The first chapter provides a general introduction, and each of the other chapters presents additional information about the NSBA as it pertains to specific subsamples of NSBA respondents. The following chapters are included: (1) "Introduction" (Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda M. Chatters, and James S. Jackson); (2) "Recent Demographic Trends in African American Family Structure" (Robert Joseph Taylor, M. Belinda Tucker, Linda M. Chatters, and Rukmalie Jayakody); (3) "The Effects of Mate Availability on Marriage among Black Americans: A Contextual Analysis" (K. Jill Kiecolt and Mark A. Fossett); (4) "Gender, Age, and Marital Status as Related to Romantic Involvement among African American Singles" (M. Belinda Tucker and Robert Joseph Taylor); (5) "Life Stress and Psychological Well-Being among Married and Unmarried Blacks" (Verna M. Keith); (6) "Religious Involvement and the Subjective Quality of Family Life among African Americans" (Christopher G. Ellison); (7) "Multiple Familial-Worker Role Strain and Psychological Well-Being: Moderating Effects of Coping Resources among Black American Parents" (Ruby L. Beale); (8) "Informal Ties and Employment among Black Americans" (Robert Joseph Taylor and Sherrill L. Sellers); (9) "Families, Unemployment, and Well-Being" (Clifford L. Broman); (10) "Differences among African American Single Mothers: Marital Status, Living Arrangements, and Family Support" (Rukmalie Jayakody and Linda M. Chatters); (11) "Child Rearing, Social Support, and Perceptions of Parental Competence among African American Mothers" (Cleopatra Howard Caldwell and Lilah Raynor Koski); (12) "Strategies of Racial Socialization among Black Parents: Mainstream, Minority, and Cultural Messages" (Michael C. Thornton); (13) "Instrumental and Expressive Family Roles among African American Fathers" (Phillip J. Bowman and Tyrone A. Forman); (14) "Family Roles and Family Satisfaction among Black Men" (Robert Joseph Taylor and Waldo E. Johnson, Jr.); (15) "Living Arrangements of African American Adults: Variations by Age, Gender, and Family Status" (Andrea G. Hunter); (16) "Husbands, Wives, Family, and Friends: Sources of Stress, Sources of Support" (Harold W. Neighbors); and (17) "Changes over Time in Support Network Involvement among Black Americans" (Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda M. Chatters, and James S. Jackson). (Contains 50 tables, 4 figures, and references.) (SLD)
SAGE Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320; e-mail: (clothbound: ISBN-0-8039-5290-2; paperback: ISBN-0-8039-5291-0, $21.95).
Publication Type: Books; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A