ERIC Number: EJ294219
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
African Patterns in the Afro-American Family.
Foster, Herbert J.
Journal of Black Studies, v14 n2 p201-32 Dec 1983
Argues that Black families must be judged on their own terms, not by White, western standards. Discusses Africanism in Black kinship networks and extended family structure under slavery and the contemporary Black family. Emphasizes the importance of these characteristics as a source of strength among Blacks. (CMG)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A