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ERIC Number: EJ412613
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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African American Women and the Extended Family: A Sociohistorical Review.
Smith, Eleanor
Western Journal of Black Studies, v13 n4 p179-84 Win 1989
Reviews the historical role of the extended family in the life of African American women and discusses the adaptations they have used over time in their family life. Surveys functions of the Black extended family and argues the critical role of Black women in strengthening and renewing vital kinship systems. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Historical Materials
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Language: English
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Note: Special section with the title, "African American Women."