Black Families

ISBN-10: 1412936381
ISBN-13: 9781412936385
Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $81.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/10/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Following the success of its best-selling predecessors, the Fourth Edition of Harriette Pipes McAdoo's??Black Families retains several now classic contributions while including updated versions of earlier??chapters and many??entirely new chapters.?? The goal through each revision of this core text has been to compile a book that focuses on positive dimensions of African American families.?????? The book remains the most complete assessment of black families available in both depth and breadth of coverage.?? Cross-disciplinary in nature, the book boasts contributions from such fields as family studies, anthropology, education, psychology, social work, and public policy. Directions for future research are suggested at the end of each chapter, and references guide readers to more in-depth discussion of specific topics. Chapters are??grouped into six parts covering history, theoretical conceptions, religion, child socialization, gender relations, and public policy.?????? New to This Edition: ?? A new chapter 2 by the creator of the annual celebration of Kwanza, Maulana Karenga and Tiamoyo Karenga A new chapter 16 by noted historian of Black women, Darlene Clark-Hines Two new chapters on religious dimensions by Harriette Pipes McAdoo (chapter 7) and by Pamela Martin (chapter 9) A new chapter 10 covering the topic of death is discussed by Latrese Adkins, with emphasis on the role that funerals play with Black communities A new chapter 17 on breast cancer prevention for women by Karen Williams adds to the coverage of gender relations The latest demographic information on Black families??in a new chapter 11 written by Harriette Pipes McAdoo?? Jonathan Livingston updates John McAdoo??'s work onthe socialization of men within families in a revised chapter 15 Robert Hill updates his earlier chapter on social welfare policies in a revised chapter 23 that examines the aftermath and impact of welfare reform enacted during the Clinton administration????Black Families, Fourth Edition will interest students, scholars, and practitioners in African American Families, Black Families, and related courses in fields of African American and ethnic studies, human development and family studies, sociology, social work, and education.

Introduction
Historical and Theoretical Conceptualizations of African American Families
African American Families
An Historical Note
African American Families and Family Values
Old-Time Religion
Benches Can't Say 'Amen'
Conceptualizations of African American Families
African American Family Life
An Instrument of Culture
Three Decades of Black Family Empirical Research
Challenges for the 21st Century
Family Patterns: Economics and Social Mobility
Demographic Pictures of African American Families
Upward Mobility across Generations in African American Families
Socialization Within African American Families
Historical Note
Parenting of Young Children in Black Families
The Roles of African American Fathers in the Socialization of Their Children
Supportive Roles of Significant Others in African American Families
Out There Stranded? Black Families in White Communities
African American Education
A Cultural-Ecological Perspective
Family, Socialization Environment, and Identity Development of Black Americans
Gender Relations Within African American Communities
An Overview of Race and Marital Status
The Black Search for Love and Devotion
Facing the Future against All Odds
Values Regarding Marriage and the Family from a Woman's Perspective
Contraception
Practices and Attitudes in the Black Community
Advocacy and Family Policies for African American Families
An Advocacy Agenda for Black Families and Children
Social Families among African Americans
Policy Implications for Children
Social Welfare Policies and African American Families

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