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African American families today : myths and realities

Author: Angela Hattery; Earl Smith
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012.
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From teen pregnancy to athletics, myths about African American families abound. This provocative book debunks many common myths about black families in America, sharing stories and drawing on the latest research to show the realities. As the book shows, racial inequality persists-we're clearly not in a "post-racial" society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hattery, Angela.
African American families today.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012
(DLC) 2012028669
(OCoLC)794040942
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Hattery; Earl Smith
ISBN: 1442213981 9781442213982 9781442213968 1442213965 9781283695787 1283695782
OCLC Number: 815382734
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Marriage and divorce: why are all the black men marrying white women? --
Childrearing practices: do Blacks use corporal punishment more than Whites? --
Transition to adulthood: teen childbearing --
Intimate partner violence: the dirty little secret --
Education: what about affirmative action? Where are the guaranteed seats for white students? --
Athletics: the ticket out of the ghetto (or straight out of Compton) --
Poverty and wealth: look at Oprah, Obama and Jay-Z, the playing field must be level --
Incarceration: Blacks commit more crime than Whites --
Health, nutrition, and chronic disease: access to healthy food and well-being among African Americans --
Politics: will African Americans now dominate government like they do the NBA? --
Recommendations and conclusion --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith.

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