African American families today : myths and realities / Angela Hattery and Earl Smith

Author(s): Hattery, Angela
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Subjects: African American families
African Americans--Social conditions--1975-
United States--Race relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: viii, 201 p. : ill. ; 24cm
Additional Authors: Smith, Earl, 1946-
Notes: LCCN: 2012028669
ISBN: 9781442213968 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1442213965 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781442213982 (ebook)
ISBN: 1442213981 (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-195) and index
Contents: Marriage and Divorce : Why are all the Black men marrying White women? -- Raising Children : Do Blacks use corporal punishment more than Whites? -- Transition to Adulthood : Why not have a baby, I have nothing else to do with my life -- Intimate Partner Violence : The Dirty Little Secret -- Education : What about affirmative action? Where are the guaranteed seats for White students? -- Sports : The Ticket Out of the Ghetto? -- 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 : Why is there a MacDonald's on every Martin Luther King Drive in every US city? -- Politics : Will African Americans now dominate government like they do the NBA? -- What Can be Done? : A challenge to lawmakers -- Epilogue
OCLC Number: 794040942
ISBN/ISSN: 9781442213968