ISBN-10:
0226507971
ISBN-13:
2900226507971
Pub. Date:
02/28/1980
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Black Extended Family / Edition 1

Black Extended Family / Edition 1

by Elmer P. Martin
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ISBN-13: 2900226507971
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 02/28/1980
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 140
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Elmer P. Martin is professor of social work at the Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland. Joanne Mitchell Martin is Director of the Learning Skills Center at Coppin State College, Baltimore, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. The Extended Family: How Is It Formed and What Does It Do?
2. The Dominant Family Figure
3. The Mutual Aid System
4. Absorption and Informal Adoption
5. Relations between Old and Young
6. Sex, Courtship, and Marriage
7. Status and Power: Relations between Lower and Middle Class
8. Problems of Urban Life
9. A Look into the Past and into the Future
Appendix: Overview of Literature on the Black Family
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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