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Extended families in Africa and the African diaspora

Author: Osei-Mensah Aborampah; Niara Sudarkasa
Publisher: Trenton, N.J. : Africa World Press, ©2011.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Osei-Mensah Aborampah; Niara Sudarkasa
ISBN: 1592218113 9781592218110 1592218121 9781592218127
OCLC Number: 697974248
Description: vi, 398 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Africa --
The African family and the challenge of the twenty-first century / Mario J. Azevedo --
Reflections on motherhood in nuclear and extended families in Africa and in the United States / Niara Sudarkasa --
A time of transition : contemporary extended family networks in Ghana / Osei-Mensah Aborampah --
Families in Cameroon / Zacharia N. Nchinda --
Procreation and marriage heritage and social change among the Abagusii of Kenya / Alfred T. Kisubi --
Health and the survival of the extended family in Africa / Mario J. Azevedo --
Extended family and kinship network systems for caring for children / Florence Kyomugisha and John B.K. Rutayuga --
America --
The African American family : challenges and opportunities / Gwendolyn S. Prater --
Autoethnographic analysis of African American extended family communication experiences : creating harmony, unity, and understanding / Rhunette C. Diggs --
Women, patrilateral kinship, and the family compound among the rural Gullah / Bamidele Agbasegbe Demerson --
"My aunt talks about black people all the time" : the significance of extended family networks in the racial socialization of African American adolescents / Erin N. Winkler --
The Caribbean --
Insights to the Caribbean family : legacy, tradition and culture / Michele Sogren --
Extended family rhetoric : reviewing childhood and family in Barbados and the Caribbean / Christine Barrow --
The impact of family structure on child development in Jamaica / Stacey N. Brodie-Walker and Kai A.D. Morgan --
Conclusion --
Extended families in Africa and the African diaspora : commonalities, challenges, and prospects / Osei-Mensah Aborampah.
Responsibility: edited by Osei-Mensah Aborampah and Niara Sudarkasa.

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