ISBN-10:
1461415179
ISBN-13:
9781461415176
Pub. Date:
10/17/2011
Publisher:
Springer New York
African American Girls: Reframing Perceptions and Changing Experiences / Edition 1

African American Girls: Reframing Perceptions and Changing Experiences / Edition 1

by Faye Z. Belgrave
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ISBN-13: 9781461415176
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/17/2011
Series: Advancing Responsible Adolescent Development
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

Faye Z. Belgrave has developed, implemented, and evaluated cultural programs for African American girls for more than 15 years. These programs have been implemented collaboratively with local community partners. Participants in these programs have shown increases in self attributes, positive values and relationships, and have developed life skills to resist negative behaviors. Dr. Belgrave is professor of psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University and co-author of a textbook on African American Psychology.

Table of Contents

1.- Description and Demographics.- Self and Identity.- 2.- Family and Kin.- Peers and Friends.- Communities and Neighborhoods.- Expectations and Achievement.- 3.- Health and Wellness.- Sexual Behavior and Consequences.- Prosocial Behavior and Aggression.

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