American Families:Iss In Race

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An examination of the status of African American, Hispanic American, Native American, Jewish, and Asian families, in 22 original essays. Among the topics are sociocultural factors in Black family transformation, the Latino family in comparative perspective, the changing Jewish family, and reframing and refocusing American Indian family strengths. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815319597
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/28/1995
  • Series: Garland Library of Sociology
  • Pages: 518
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview 1
Socio-Cultural Factors in Black Family Transformation: Toward a Redefinition of Family Functions 19
The Latino Family in Comparative Perspective: Trends and Current Conditions 29
The Changing Jewish Family: Issues of Continuity 73
Reframing and Refocusing American Indian Family Strengths 105
An Analysis of Native American Fertility in the Public Use Microdata Samples of the 1990 Census 119
Patterns of Work and Family: An Analysis of the Chinese American Family Since the 1920s 131
Japanese American Families: Assimilation over Time 145
Family Resemblance? How New Asian Immigrants Compare with the "Model Minority" 157
"Make Room for Daddy": Patterns of Family Involvement among Contemporary African American Men 179
The Intersection of Ethnic and Gender Identities: Northern Cheyenne Women's Roles in Cultural Recovery 201
Autonomy, Community, and the Mediation of Value: Comments on Apachean Grandmothering, Cultural Change, and the Media 229
Choice of Child Care and Mother-Child Interaction: Racial/Ethnic Distinctions in the Maternal Experience 261
How We Parent: Race and Ethnic Differences 283
African American Households and Community Effects on Economic Deprivation 301
The Impact of Racial Climate on Selected Social Behaviors: Who's Dating and Who's Not 325
Disapproval of Interracial Unions: The Case of Black Females 341
White Attitudes Towards Black and White Interracial Marriage 353
Perceptions of Marital Stability of Black-White Intermarriages 369
The Chicano Family and Educational Outcomes: An Interpretative Review of the Sociological and Psychological Literature 389
The Price They Pay for the Places They Live: A Case Study of the Association of Educational Achievement and Aspirations with Residential Incongruence Among Middle-Class Black Adolescents 407
Marital Status and Birth Outcomes: Toward an Understanding of Race and Ethnic Differences 429
Family Bonds and Adolescent Substance Use: An Ethnic Group Comparison 463
Contributors 493
Author Index 497
Subject Index 513
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