This well-written book contributes substantially to child-rearing literature for African American parents. Through their trifold approach to discipline, showing love and affection, being involved with children and community, and providing correction and accountability, the authors clearly explain how to help children deal with racism and how parenting is different for African Americans. Highly recommended! (Library Journal)
Stickin' To, Watchin' Over, and Gettin' With: An African American Parent's Guide to Disciplineby Howard Stevenson, Gwendolyn Davis, Saburah Abdul-Kabir
Stickin' To, Watchin' Over, and Gettin' With provides the guidance you need to protect your children from racist hostility while at the same time teaching them character and responsibility. Just as important, the book also shows how to discipline your children in a way that does not rely on spanking or other forms of painful coercion. Written by three African… See more details below
Stickin' To, Watchin' Over, and Gettin' With provides the guidance you need to protect your children from racist hostility while at the same time teaching them character and responsibility. Just as important, the book also shows how to discipline your children in a way that does not rely on spanking or other forms of painful coercion. Written by three African American educators, counselors, and parents, this book outlines an effective program for raising and disciplining your children
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— Joseph L. White, professor emeritus of psychology and psychiatry, University of California, Irvine
"Stickin' To, Watchin' Over, and Getting' With [is] a must read for educators, social workers, and others focused on the success of African American children."
— Kaye E. Burnside, regional superintendent, West Contra Costa Unified School District, Richmond, California
"Parents raising children of African descent in America will find this book useful. The authors convey the message that love and trust are the foundations of discipline."
— Ronald Braithwaite, coauthor, Health Issues in the Black Community
Meet the Author
Howard C. Stevenson a father of a preteen son is an associate professor of education in the School, Community, and Child Clinical Psychology program in the graduate school of education, psychology in education division at the University of Pennsylvania.
Gwendolyn Davis is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. She has more than fifteen years experience working with children and families.
Saburah Abdul-Kabir is the community research coordinator of the COPE (Community Outreach through Parent Empowerment) project at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a wife and the mother of six children.
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