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Race, work, and family in the lives of African Americans

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-,
    • African Americans -- Economic conditions,
    • African American families,
    • Work and family -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Marlese Durr and Shirley A. Hill.
      ContributionsDurr, Marlese, 1953-, Hill, Shirley A. 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.86 .R247 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3412882M
      ISBN 100742534669, 0742534677
      LC Control Number2005028998

        A two-volume work that spans the country's history, from the arrival of Africans in America in to modern-day race relations, this in-depth study is Author: Sadie Trombetta.   The movement calling for more diversity in children’s books has been gaining momentum in the last couple of years, and publishers are responding. There is still a big gap – now as in the past.

        Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey, illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Ruth was so excited to take a trip in her family’s new car! In the early s, few African Americans could afford to buy cars, so this would be an adventure. But she soon found out that Black travelers weren’t treated very well in some towns. This groundbreaking volume argues that we reject the concept of race and define African Americans as a cultural group. It presents the first scale ever devised for measuring acculturation among African Americans, along with powerful studies that empirically explore the role of culture and acculturation in African American behavior, health, and.

      of children’s family lives, and the ways in which parents address their own and their children’s concerns, class emerged as much more important than race. Other studies also show substantial divisions between middle-class African Americans and work-ing-class and poor African Americans. The findings presented here, and in muchFile Size: KB. Race riots exploded, and blacks encountered numerous forms of discrimination in housing, work, and politics. This migration north continued both during and after World War II, especially with the increased automation being used on southern plantations. But blacks migrating north after World War II soon found the opportunities for work slim.


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