Contemporary African American families : achievements, challenges, and empowerment strategies in the twenty-first century / Ed. by Dorothy Smith-Ruiz, Sherri Lawson Clark and Marcia J. Watson.Series: Routledge research in race and ethnicity ; 17Publisher: New York: Routledge, 2017Description: xvi, 202 pISBN: 9781138674684Subject(s): African American familiesDDC classification: 305.9 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction and overview / Dorothy Smith-Ruiz -- Collateral damage: the impact of the incarceration of African American men on the mothers and children they leave behind / Earl Smith and Angela J. Hattery -- Examining fatherhood within the Black family / Jeffrey Shears and Joshua Kirven -- Grandparents' caregiving during the context of a natural disaster / Priscilla Gibson -- Mental and physical health disparities and older African Americans / Martha Crowther, Cassandra D. Ford, and Latrice Vinson -- The school-to-postsecondary pipeline: proposing proactive measures for African American youth's educational success / Chance W. Lewis, Marcia Watson, Tonya J. Rose -- Family matters: the role of familial support in the success of African American female STEM majors / Roslyn Arlin Mickelson, Ashley Dawn Parker, Elizabeth Stearns, Melissa Dancey, and Stephanie Moller -- Home is where the wealth is: African Americans and the housing debacle / Sherri Lawson Clark -- Brew city bellwether: the changing landscape of the Black family in Milwaukee / Robert S. Smith and William I. Tchakirides -- The at-opportunity policy agenda: the Charlotte region's Black families, education, economics, and philanthropy / Patrick C. Graham -- "You must learn": how racial & ethnic socialization affirms Black identity among Black Americans and West Indians / Anthony Greene -- Black families today: the genius of Dr. Charles Vert Willie / Dorothy Smith-Ruiz -- Epilogue: the future of African American families / Dorothy Smith-Ruiz.