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Hattery, Angela
African American families today : myths and realities / Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012
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 3rd Floor  E185.86 .H377 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African American families
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
Subject United States -- Race relations
Physical Description viii, 201 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-195) 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
Alternate Author Smith, Earl, 1946-

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