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Black Families / Edition 2

Black Families / Edition 2

by Harriette Pipes McAdoo
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ISBN-13: 9780803931800
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/01/1988
Series: SAGE Focus Editions Series , #41
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

About the Author

Harriette Pipes Mc Adoo is a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University, Department of Family and Child Ecology. Previously, she was Professor at Howard University in the School of Social Work and Visiting Lecturer at Smith College, the University of Washington, and the University of Minnesota. She is a Director of the Groves Conference on Marriage and the Family; was a National Adviser to the President of the White House Conference on Families; was former President and Board Member of the National Council on Family Relations; and was a member of the Governing Council of the Society for Research in Child Development. She was the first person honored by the National Council on Family Relations with the Marie Peters Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Leadership, and Service in the Area of Ethnic Minority Families. Dr. Mc Adoo received her B.A. and M.A. from Michigan State University and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and she has done post-doctoral studies at Harvard University. She has published on racial attitudes and self-esteem in young children, Black mobility patterns, coping strategies of single mothers, and professional Kenyan women and HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe. She is editor of Black Children: Social, Educational, and Parental Environments, Second Edition (2002, SAGE) and Family Ethnicity: Strength in Diversity, Second Edition (1999, SAGE), as well as Young Families, Program Review, and Policy Recommendations. She is coauthor of Women and Children, Alonge and in Poverty. She has four children and four grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction     xiii
Historical Conceptualizations of Black Families     1
African American Families: A Historical Note   John Hope Franklin     3
The Nguzo Saba and the Black Family: Principles and Practices of Well-Being and Flourishing   Maulana Karenga   Tiamoyo Karenga     7
Interpreting the African Heritage in African American Family Organization   Niara Sudarkasa     29
Theoretical Conceptualizations of African American Families     49
Conceptualizations and Research of African American Family Life in the United States: Some Thoughts   Jualynne Elizabeth Dodson     51
African American Family Life: An Instrument of Culture   Wade W. Nobles     69
African American Education: A Cultural-Ecological Perspective   John U. Ogbu     79
Spirituality and Religion in Black Families     95
Religion in African American Families   Harriette Pipes McAdoo     97
Old-Time Religion: Benches Can't Say "Amen"   William Harrison Pipes     101
Sources of Racial Socialization: Theological Orientation of African American Churches and Parents   Pamela P. Martin   Harriette Pipes McAdoo     125
Death in the Family: Historical Descriptions and Funerary Display of African American Families   LaTrese Evette Adkins     143
Family Patterns     155
African American Demographic Images   Harriette Pipes McAdoo     157
African American Female-Headed Households: Some Neglected Dimensions   Niara Sudarkasa     172
The Significant Other: Type and Mode of Influence in the Lives of Black Families   Wilhelmina Manns     184
Socialization Within African American Families     201
Parenting of Young Children in Black Families: A Historical Note   Marie Ferguson Peters     203
The Roles of African American Fathers in the Socialization of Their Children   Jonathan N. Livingston   John L. McAdoo     219
Family First, Then the World: The "Know-It-All" Aunt and Her Three Nephews   Darlene Clark Hine     238
Kin Keepers: Breast Cancer Prevention for African American Women   Karen Patricia Williams     248
Family Therapy: A Help-Seeking Option Among Middle-Class African Americans   Monica Mouton Sanders     263
African American Gender Relations     279
An Overview of Race and Marital Status   Robert Staples     281
In Search of Love and Commitment: Dealing With the Challenging Odds of Finding Romance   Audrey B. Chapman     285
Practices and Attitudes Toward Contraception in the Black Community   Algea Othella Hale     297
Family Policies and Advocacy     317
A Portrait of Inequality   Marian Wright Edelman     319
The Impact of Welfare Reform on Black Families   Robert B. Hill     328
Index     339
About the Editor     355
About the Contributors     356

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