ERIC Number: EJ403296
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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White Patriarchal Society: The Politics of Family in America.
Gresham, Jewell Handy
The Nation, v249 n4 p116-20,122 Jul 24 1989
Traces the development and political use of the racist stereotype of the degenerate Black family from the early 1800s to the present. Highlights basic misconceptions about the unbridled sexuality of Black "superstuds" and "mammas." Urges Black women to take the lead in defining the family as a unifying factor in society. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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Note: Theme issue with title "Scapegoating the Black Family."