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African American family life : ecological and cultural diversity

Author: Vonnie C McLoyd; Nancy E Hill; Kenneth A Dodge
Publisher: New York ; London : Guilford, 2007.
Series: Duke series in child development and public policy.
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Offers fresh perspectives on contemporary African American families. This book provides knowledge on the heterogeneity of Black family life; the challenges and opportunities facing parents, children,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vonnie C McLoyd; Nancy E Hill; Kenneth A Dodge
ISBN: 9781593854676 1593854676
OCLC Number: 141382013
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Description: xvi, 348 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Emergent issues, themes, and conceptualizations: Introduction: Ecological and cultural diversity in African American family life / Vonnie C. McLoyd, Nancy E. Hill, and Kenneth A. Dodge --
Sociocultural contexts of African American families / Nancy E. Hill, Velma McBride Murry, and Valerie D. Anderson --
Trends in African american child well-being 1985-2001 / Vicki L. Lamb, Kenneth C. Land, Sarah O. Meadows, and Fasha Traylor --
Racal wealth inequality and the black family / William Darity Jr., and Melba J. Nicholson --
New families, new functions: postmodern African american families in context / M. Belinda Tucker and Angela D. James --
Part II. African american families in community contexts: Martial relationships of African americans: a contextual approach / Chalandra M. Bryant and K.A.S. Wickrama --
Work and African american family life / Vonnie C. McLoyd and Noemi Enchautegui-de-Jesus --
Homeplace and housing in the lives of low-income urban African american families / Linda M. Burton and Sherri Lawson Clark --
Religion in African american life / Jacqueline S. Mattis --
A model of extended family support: care of the elderly in African American families / Peggye Dilworth-Anderson and Paula Y. Goodwin --
Part III. Socialization processes in African american families: Family practices and school performance of African american children / Oscar A. Barbarin, Terry McCandies, Cheri Coleman, and Nancy E. Hill --
The cultural context of physically disciplining children / Kenneth A. Dodge, Vonnie C. McLoyd, and Jennifer E. Lansford --
African american families as a context for racial socialization / Stephanie I. Coardm abd Robert M. Sellers --
Beyond the birth family: African american children reared by alternative caregivers / Ellen E. Penderhughes and Brenda Jones Harden --
Style matters: toward a culturally relevant framework for interventions with African american families / Howard C. Stevenson, Donna-Marie Winn, Chanequa Walker-Barnes, and Stephanie I. Coard.
Series Title: Duke series in child development and public policy.
Responsibility: edited by Vonnie C. McLoyd, Nancy E. Hill, Kenneth A. Dodge.

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"The message of this book is clear and timely: there is no single portrait of the African American family, only many and diverse versions of these families. By highlighting the varied ecological Read more...

 
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