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A new look at black families

Author: Charles Vert Willie; Richard Reddick
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Charles Willie and Richard Reddick's A New Look at Black Families has introduced thousands of students to the intricacies of the Black family in American society. Using a case study approach, Willie and Reddick show the varieties of the Black family experience and how those experiences vary by socioeconomic status. The sixth edition has been re-organized and updated throughout. The new Part III: Cases Against and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Willie, Charles Vert, 1927-
New look at black families.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2009
(DLC) 2009034481
(OCoLC)643074140
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Vert Willie; Richard Reddick
ISBN: 9780742570085 0742570088
OCLC Number: 659549792
Description: 1 online resource (x, 230 p.)
Contents: Conceptual approaches to the study of black families. Introduction ; Family life and social stratification --
Analyses of black families by social class. Middle-class black families ; Working-class black families ; Low-income black families --
Cases for and against black men and black women. The case for and against black males ; The myth of black matriarchy --
Alternative pathways to success. Maternal mentoring models ; Paternal mentoring models ; Family goals and practices among same-gender parents ; The egalitarian family --
Black families and the social system. Social and economic supports for black family life ; The complex and interesting family life of Barack Obama --
Summary and conclusions.
Responsibility: Chuck V. Willie and Richard J. Reddick.

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Charles Willie and Richard Reddick's A New Look at Black Families has introduced thousands of students to the intricacies of the Black family in American society. Using a case study approach, Willie and Reddick show the varieties of the Black family experience and how those experiences vary by socioeconomic status. The sixth edition has been re-organized and updated throughout. The new Part III: Cases Against and for Black Men and Women unites two chapters from previous editions into a cohesive discussion of stereotypes and misunderstandings from both scholars and the mass media.

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With a sensitive eye to the diversity of experiences that characterize African Americans, Willie and Reddick put to rest the stubbornly persistent notion of a single "black experience." A book that Read more...

 
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