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Social work with African American males : health, mental health, and social policy

Author: Waldo E Johnson, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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This unique volume explicitly examines the contemporary status of African American males from adolescence to adulthood, while implicitly challenging how normative masculine identity and historical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Waldo E Johnson, Jr.
ISBN: 9780199351879 0199351872 9780195314366 0195314360
OCLC Number: 867177716
Description: xi, 348 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From shortys to old heads : contemporary social trajectories of African American males across the life course / Waldo E. Johnson, Jr. --
Making room for daddy : the unmarried adolescent father's role in pregnancy / Constance M. Dallas and Karen Kavanaugh --
Intergenerational support and reciprocity between low-income African American fathers and their aging mothers / Kevin M. Roy, Omari L. Dyson, and Ja-Nee Jackson --
Life after PRWORA : the involvement of African American fathers with welfare-reliant children and the child support enforcement system / David J. Pate --
Men do matter : the socially supportive role of the African American "uncle" in the lives of single-female headed households and at-risk African American male youth / Joseph B. Richardson, Jr. --
School engagement, peer influences, and sexual behaviors among high school African American adolescent boys / Dexter R. Voisin and Torsten B. Neilands --
Promising practices : the positive effects of after-school programs for African American male development and educational progress / Reginald Clark, Alexes Harris, Kimberly A. White-Smith, Walter R. Allen, and Barbara A. Ray --
Academic engagement of Black male student athletes : implications for practice in secondary and postsecondary schooling / Eddie Comeaux --
What are depressed African American adolescent males saying about mental health services and providers? / Michael A. Lindsey --
Don't bother me, I can't cope : stress, coping, and problem behaviors among young African American males / M. Daniel Bennett, Jr. and Fanike K. Olugbala --
Health and young African American men : an inside view / Joseph E. Ravenell --
Health and health-care service use among middle-class Black men / Sherrill L. Sellers, Vence Bonham, Harold W. Neighbors, and Shuntay McCoy --
At the intersection of HIV/AIDS disparities : young African American men who have sex with men / Brian Mustanski, Amy Johnson, and Robert Garofalo --
Suicide among African Americans : a male's burden / Sean Joe --
Cultural interventions for reducing violence among young, African American males / Lance Williams --
Incarceration and family formation / Charles E. Lewis, Jr. --
Understanding the economic costs of incarceration for African American males / Mark L. Joseph --
The African American male : the social policy challenge of the twenty- first century / Earl S. Johnson, III and Waldo E. Johnson, Jr.
Responsibility: edited by Waldo E. Johnson, Jr.

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