ERIC Number: EJ393143
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Child Development in the Context of the Black Extended Family.
Wilson, Melvin N.
American Psychologist, v44 n2 p380-85 Feb 1989
Discusses factors that influence the formation of the Black extended family and the direct and indirect effects of the extended family on child and family development. Single mothers who are active participants in an extended family setting have a greater opportunity for self-improvement, work, and peer contact than do other mothers. (Author/BJV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title "Children and Their Development: Knowledge Base, Research Agenda, and Social Policy Application."