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Family Life in Black America - Robert Joseph Taylor

Family Life in Black America

By: Robert Joseph Taylor (Editor), James S. Jackson (Editor), Linda Marie Chatters (Editor), Andrew Billingsley (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 1st September 1997
ISBN: 9780803952911
Number Of Pages: 392

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Most studies of Black families have had a `problem focus', offering a narrow view of important issues such as out-of-wedlock births, single-parent families and childhood poverty. <B>Family Life in Black America</B> moves away from this negative perspective and instead deals with a wide range of issues including sexuality, procreation, infancy, adulthood, adolescence, cohabitation, parenting, grandparenting and ageing. A fresh aspect of this book is the amount of diversity it reveals within black families and the forces that shape, limit and enhance them.

Foreword
Introduction
Recent Demographic Trends in African American Family Structure
The Effects of Mate Availability on Marriage among Black Americans
A Contextual Analysis
Gender, Age and Marital Status as Related to Romantic Involvement among African American Singles
Life Stress and Psychological Well-Being among Married and Unmarried Blacks
Religious Involvement and the Subjective Quality of Family Life among African Americans
Multiple Familial-Worker Role Strain and Psychological Well-Being
Moderating Effects of Coping Resources among Black Americans Parents
Informal Ties and Employment among Black Americans
Families, Unemployment and Well-Being
Differences among Africian American Single Mothers
Maritial Status, Living Arrangements and Family Support
Childrearing, Social Support and Perceptions of Parental Competence Among African American Mothers
Strategies of Racial Socialization Among Black Parents
Mainstream, Minority & Cultural Messages
Instrumental and Expressive Family Roles Among African American Fathers
Family Roles and Family Satisfaction Among Black Men
Living Arrangements of African-American Adults
Variations by Age, Gender and Family Status
Husbands, Wives, Family and Friends
Sources of Stress, Sources of Support
Changes Over Time in Support Network Involvement among Black Americans
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ISBN: 9780803952911
ISBN-10: 0803952910
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 1st September 1997
Publisher: CORWIN PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.94 x 15.65  x 2.46
Weight (kg): 0.62