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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Willie, Charles Vert, 1927-
New look at black families.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Vert Willie; Richard Reddick
|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.|
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