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5 edition of African American Single Mothers found in the catalog.

African American Single Mothers

Understanding Their Lives and Families (SAGE Series on Race and Ethnic Relations)

by Bette J. Dickerson

  • 114 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Single parents,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Black American Sociology,
  • Single Adult Family,
  • Family / Parenting / Childbirth,
  • North America,
  • United States,
  • Parenting - Single Parent,
  • Family & Relationships / General,
  • African American families,
  • African American single mothers,
  • Women heads of households

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7908496M
    ISBN 100803949111
    ISBN 109780803949119

    10 Black Moms In History We Love Words: Meilan Carter-Gilkey Raising children is an accomplishment in itself, but these 10 mothers also did so while making history. As we celebrate Black History Month, we reflect on those with brilliant minds, strong hearts, and brave souls . There are so many single black mothers in America because a large majority of black women have deduced their value to their v*gina. It’s my belief that the mass incarceration of black men has led to a mass panic among black women to “snatch up” a decent .

    According to the Census Bureau from and , African –American children who lived in single-parent homes more than doubled from 22% to 55%. The same research showed that white children from single-parent homes tripled from 7% to 22%. Some would say, yes, there are disadvantages for both parent and child. The census reported that 40 percent of births happen out of wedlock. This number is even higher for Black women and other women of color. When it comes to white women, the single mother narrative is becoming increasingly positive, but increased acceptance, understanding, and support has yet to be extended to single Black mothers.

    Past research on African American single mothers and their families has been conducted using conventional paradigms based upon models of the dominant culture. This practice has resulted in the creation of stereotypes and misconceptions about "the Black family." In this collection of original work by an interdisciplinary group of scholars, the African American mother-centered family is Cited by: To begin with, more than two-thirds of all African American working mothers are single moms, making them the primary, if not sole, economic providers for their families. By comparison, percent of white working mothers and percent of Hispanic working mothers are single.


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African American Single Mothers by Bette J. Dickerson Download PDF EPUB FB2

: African American Single Mothers: Understanding Their Lives and Families (SAGE Series on Race and Ethnic Relations) (): Dickerson, Bette J.: BooksFormat: Paperback.

"African American Single Mothers examines the lives of women outside of the usual stereotypes and misconceptions. Original work by scholars evaluate the African American mother-centered family's function and values.".

The Impact of the Law on Single Mothers and the 'Innocent' - Willa Mae Hemmons African American Children in Single-Mother Families - Suzanne M Randolph The Role of the Grandmother in Poor Single-Mother Families and Households - Susan M George and Bette J Dickerson Gender, Poverty, Culture and Economy - Rose M Brewer Theorizing Female-Led FamiliesPrice: $   Kelly Williams gave sound advice for mothers of daughters and sons of all ages and races.

This book is not to be read like a novel. Single Moms should tuck the little angels in for the night, snuggle up to this good book, and STUDY it. The most important chapter is /5(5).

The African American single-parent family has tended to be a scapegoat for a variety of social problems, ranging from poverty to drug abuse. As a result, there exists much misinformation about this family form.

In this collection, the African American matriarchal family is re-evaluated to present a more informed picture of its actual structure and functioning.5/5(2). She is the mother of two sons, the last of two girls and an aunt of only one nephew, so the product of a very small, tight knit family.

One African American Single Mothers book Alana's major goals in life was to become a published Author and she managed to achieve this goal here in her very first book: The Black Book for Single Moms, 30 Days of Inspiration/5(2). Assistance Programs for African American single mothers Single mother grants with Shelter and Housing The USDA Rural Development program makes available affordable housing, rental assistance, rent vouchers, and more to low-income families, seniors, and the disabled.

Census Bureau: Higher Percentage of Black Children Live with Single Mothers. Only Percent of African-American Minors Live with Both ParentsAuthor: Zenitha Prince.

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Best source for child and family well-being indicators in the United States. National, state, county, congressional district, and city data. Economic well-being, education, health, family structure, and community data. Data by race, sex by age.

KIDS COUNT Data Book. Black mothers are forced to expend energy trying to outrun the idea that they are bad mothers who birth and then neglect bad kids with uninvolved, bad daddies. And that's a sin and a shame.

Black single mothers expend energy trying to outrun the idea that they are bad mothers who birth and then neglect bad kids with uninvolved, bad daddies. African American Single Mothers and Children (Kammerman & Kahn, ; McAdoo, ).

Never-married adolescents make up the second largest. The Research on the African-American Family book, written by Robert B. Hill and published inprovides a counterpoint to The Moynihan Report, or The Negro Family: The Case For National Action, which discusses how single-parent homes would be the undoing of the African American people.

In this report, Hill writes in support of the African-American family, speaking about both strengths and. M ore than three quarters of African American births are to unmarried women, nearly double the illegitimacy rate of all other births, according to new federal data.

The National Center for Health. This is a great book for a black woman or black man raising male children, single or married. I am a single, African american mother of 2 boys by different fathers. After reading the reviews I was torn on whether I would purchase this however, I try to use wisdom and understand that everyone that comments is not a parent or directly involved /5(51).

In this fresh, funky, and ferociously honest book, award-winning journalist Joan Morgan bravely probes the complex issues facing African-American women in today's world: a world where feminists often have not-so-clandestine affairs with the most sexist of men; where women who treasure their independence often prefer men who pick up the tab; and.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxxii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Centering studies of African American single mothers and their families / Bette J. Dickerson --Female-headed households in sociohistorical perspective / Norma J. Burgess --Women's life-affirming morals and the cultural unity of African peoples / Annie Ruth.

When he Kanye and his mother moved to Nanjing, China, for a year, where she taught at Nanjing University as part of an exchange program.

Kanye has. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey. Geiger, S M'African-american single mothers: public perceptions and public policies', in Vaz, KM (ed.).

More than 50 percent of black children are being raised by single mothers. This book examines the future of black boys in the hands of African American mothers, showing 27 mothers who are raising their male children successfully.4/5(7).

One particularly destructive perception of Black motherhood emerged during the s. The “Welfare Queen” got associated with Black single mothers after a woman by the name of Linda Taylor committed tax fraud.

Ronald Reagan later used the story as a flashpoint for his campaign promise to cut back welfare programs.One or both protagonists need to be a single parent or guardian to a child.

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Dorothy E. Roberts, excerpted from Welfare and the Problem of Black Citizenship, Yale Law Journal(April, ) ( Footnotes Omitted) Book Reviews: Pitied But Not Entitled: Single Mothers and the History of Welfare. by .