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Author Hattery, Angela.
Title African American families today [electronic resource] : myths and realities / Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith.
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  E185.86 .H38 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (viii, 201 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Marriage and Divorce : Why are all the Black men marrying White women? -- Childrearing Practices : Do Blacks use corporal punishment more than Whites? -- Transition to Adulthood : Teen childbearing -- Intimate Partner Violence : The dirty little secret -- Education : What about affirmative action? Where are the guaranteed seats for White students? -- Athletics : The ticket out of the ghetto (or straight out of Compton) -- Poverty and Wealth : Look at Oprah, Obama and Jay-Z, the playing field must be level -- Incarceration : Blacks commit more crime than Whites -- Health, Nutrition, and Chronic Disease : Access to healthy food and well-being among African Americans -- Politics : Will African Americans now dominate government like they do the NBA? -- Recommendations and Conclusion -- Epilogue.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject African American families.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
United States -- Race relations.
Related Names Smith, Earl, 1946-
Related To Print version: Hattery, Angela. African American families today. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012. 9781442213968 1442213965 1442213981 (DLC) 2012028669
ISBN 1442213981 (electronic bk.)
9781442213982 (electronic bk.)
9781442213968 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442213965 (cloth : alk. paper)