Manhood Development in Urban African-American Communities / Edition 1
ISBN-10:
0789003775
ISBN-13:
9780789003775
Pub. Date:
03/09/1998
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Manhood Development in Urban African-American Communities / Edition 1

Manhood Development in Urban African-American Communities / Edition 1

by Robert J Jagers, Roderick J Watts Robert J Jagers
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Overview

One of the first books to unite practice, research, and theory in addressing manhood development, Manhood Development in Urban African-American Communities aids in the construction of more holistic and progressive notions of African-American manhood. Proceeding from a psychological perspective, this text explores issues of culture and race as they impact on the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral characteristics of African-American boys and men. You will see how the development of self-esteem and self-image in African-American men are specifically affected by issues of gender, race, culture, religion, and oppression. You will see how the development of self-esteem and self-image in African-American men are specifically affected by issues of gender, race, culture, religion.
The understanding of culture, oppression, and gender you'll gain from this book will enable you to promote the positive development of young men.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789003775
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/09/1998
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.38(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Manhood Development: Concepts and Strategies
  • Afrocultural Integrity and the Social Development of African-American Children: Some Conceptual, Empirical, and Practical Considerations
  • Managing Anger: Protective, Proative, or Adaptive Racial Socialization Identity Profiles and African-American Manhood Development
  • Promoting Critical Consciousness in Young African-American Men
  • The RAAMUS Academy: Evaluation of an Edu-Cultural Intervention for Young African-American Males
  • The Spiritual Well-Being of African Americans: A Preliminary Analysis
  • The Balance and Connection of Manhood and Womanhood Training
  • Prospects and Challenges for African-American Manhood
  • Index

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