Multiracial Couples: Black & White Voices

Multiracial Couples: Black & White Voices

by Paul C. Rosenblatt, Terri Karis, Richard R. Powell
     
 

ISBN-10: 080397258X

ISBN-13: 9780803972582

Pub. Date: 06/28/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The problems of mixed race families in a racist society are fully explored in this qualitative, narrative study. Interviews with 21 biracial couples offer deep insights into their relationships and how they perceive society has viewed their marriages. The interviewers, a biracial couple themselves, ask their subjects such questions as how their churches, families,

Overview

The problems of mixed race families in a racist society are fully explored in this qualitative, narrative study. Interviews with 21 biracial couples offer deep insights into their relationships and how they perceive society has viewed their marriages. The interviewers, a biracial couple themselves, ask their subjects such questions as how their churches, families, friends and community treat them and their partners. They also examine the interactions between spouses in biracial marriages and relationships between these couples and their parents and children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803972582
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Series:
Understanding Families Series, #1
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Racial Bias and Interracial Relationships
How the Research Was Done
Feeling Ordinary in a Relationship Others See as Unusual
In the Beginning
The White Partner's Family
The African American Partner's Family
Societal Racism
Defending against Racism
Identity
Children
Learning from Each Other
Race in the Couple Relationship
The Special Blessings
Finding Support
No More Racism!

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