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by Robert Joseph Taylor,James S. Jackson,Linda Marie Chatters


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James S. Jackson is a geologist and adjunct professor of geology at Portland State University. He has flown more than a million miles on commercial flights. Linda M. holds a joint position as Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior & Health Education at the School of Public Health and the School of Social Work.

A fresh aspect of this book is the amount of diversity it reveals within black families and the forces that shape, limit and enhance them. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Article excerpt The seventeen chapters in this volume provide analyses of data collected in the National Survey of Black Americans.

JACKSON, James . CHATTERS and Roberts Joseph TAYLOR, ed. AGING IN BLACK AMERICA. Newbury, Park: Sage Publications, In. 1993, 338 p. $ 2. 5 softcover. The seventeen chapters in this volume provide analyses of data collected in the National Survey of Black Americans. The survey, conducted in 1979 and 1980, included 2,107 individuals, a cross-section sample of black Americans 18 years and older who resided in individual households and were self-identified as black. Of these, 581 were 55 years of age and older

Both uplifting and informative, Family Life in Black America is truly unique in its field and will be used by professionals and students in ethnic studies, family studies . Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda M Chatters and James S Jackson. Robert Joseph Taylor et al.

Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda M Chatters and James S Jackson. Recent Demographic Trends in African American Family Structure. K Jill Kiecolt and Mark A Fossett. The Effects of Mate Availability on Marriage among Black Americans. A Contextual Analysis. M Belinda Tucker and Robert Joseph Taylor.

Taylor, Chatters and Levin have produced an excellent study on a neglected topic. This is a blockbuster of a book on black religion. This is an outstanding book that provides the reader with an in-depth understanding of religion in the lives of African Americans. The authors use a multidimensional framework to examine both quantitative data from several large-scale surveys of African American life and qualitative interviews from 13 focus groups. Comprehensive, systematic, analytic, and very well written, it sets a new high water mark in the social scientific study of religion and life in the African American Community. E. Chatters, Linda . Ed. This volume draws on data from the National Survey of Black . This volume draws on data from the National Survey of Black Americans (NSBA) to explore the condition of the black family in America. The following chapters are included: (1) "Introduction" (Robert Joseph Taylor, Linda M. Chatters, and James S. Jackson); (2) "Recent Demographic Trends in African American Family Structure" (Robert Joseph Taylor, M. Belinda Tucker, Linda M. Chatters, and Rukmalie Jayakody); (3) "The Effects of Mate Availability on Marriage among Black Americans: A Contextual Analysis" (K. Jill Kiecolt and Mark A. Fossett. Wayne R. McCullough, and Gerald Gurin 1988 Family, socialization environment, and identity . In Robert Joseph Taylor, James S. Jackson, and Linda M. Chatters (ed., Family Life in Black America: 201–215. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. McCullough, and Gerald Gurin 1988 Family, socialization environment, and identity development in Black Americans. In Harriette Pipes McAdoo (e., Black Families, 2nd ed. 242–256. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. Bureau of the Census 1993 Technical Documentation, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Public Use Microdata Samples, United States. Bureau of the Census 2000 Census 2000 Geographic Terms and Concepts.

Family Life in Black America. But as Elmer and Joanne Martin point out in this revealing book, a unit of this kind often is not the center of black family life. J MARRIAGE FAM. Robert J. Taylor. Minorities and Aging. Jacquelyne J. Jackson. Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences. What appear to be fatherless, broken homes in our cities may really be vital parts of strong and flexible extended families based hundreds of miles awayâ?”usually in a rural area.

Robert Joseph Taylor is the Sheila Feld Collegiate Professor of Social Work. He is also the lead author of the book, Religion in the Lives of African Americans: Social, Psychological, and Health Perspectives (2004) with Linda Chatters and Jeff Levin.

Most studies of Black families have had a `problem focus′, offering a narrow view of important issues such as out-of-wedlock births, single-parent families and childhood poverty. Family Life in Black America moves away from this negative perspective and instead deals with a wide range of issues including sexuality, procreation, infancy, adulthood, adolescence, cohabitation, parenting, grandparenting and ageing. A fresh aspect of this book is the amount of diversity it reveals within black families and the forces that shape, limit and enhance them.
Family Life in Black America ebook
Author:
Robert Joseph Taylor,James S. Jackson,Linda Marie Chatters
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Social Sciences
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SAGE Publications, Inc; 1 edition (August 13, 1997)
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