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,

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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

Series Editors' Introduction
Acknowledgments
1Racial Bias and Interracial Relationships1
2How the Research Was Done12
3Feeling Ordinary in a Relationship Others See as Unusual24
4In the Beginning40
5The White Partner's Family62
6The African American Partner's Family100
7Societal Racism120
8Defending Against Racism159
9Identity178
10Children193
11Learning From Each Other215
12Race in the Couple Relationship229
13The Special Blessings250
14Finding Support263
15No More Racism!277
References296
Index299
About the Authors304

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