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Title Black fathers in contemporary American society : strengths, weaknesses, and strategies for change / Obie Clayton, Ronald B. Mincy, David Blankenhorn, editors.
Imprint New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©2003.

Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Subject African American families.
African American men -- Family relationships.
African American fathers.
Alt Name Blankenhorn, David,
Mincy, Ronald B.,
Clayton, Obie, 1954-
Description 1 online resource (179 pages :) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Contributors; Foreword -- Lawrence D. Bobo; Acknowledgments; Introduction -- David Blankenhorn and Obie Clayton; Part I -- Declines in Marriage Within African American Families; Chapter 1. The Woes of the Inner-City African American Father -- William Julius Wilson; Chapter 2. Marriage and Fatherhood in the Lives of African American Men -- Steven L. Nock; Part II -- Marriage from an Economic Perspective; Chapter 3. The Marriage Mystery: Marriage, Assets, and the Expectations of African American Families -- Ronald B. Mincy and Hillard Pouncy.
Chapter 4. The Marriage Gap: How and Why Marriage Creates Wealth and Boosts the Well-Being of Adults -- Maggie GallagherChapter 5. The Effects of Crime and Imprisonment on Family Formation -- Obie Clayton and Joan W. Moore; Part III -- Contemporary Issues of Fatherhood; Chapter 6. Building a Fatherhood Movement in South Carolina -- Barbara Morrison-Rodriguez; Chapter 7. Fatherlessness in African American Families: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention -- Wornie L. Reed; Chapter 8. Is It Working? Early Evaluations of Fatherhood-Renewal Programs -- Wade F. Horn.
Chapter 9. Making the Wounded Whole: Marriage as Civil Right and Civic Responsibility -- Enola G. AirdConclusions -- Obie Clayton, Ronald B. Mincy, and David Blankenhorn; Index.
Note English.
ISBN 9781610441278 (electronic bk.)
1610441273 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 794701225
Additional Format Print version: Black fathers in contemporary American society. New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©2003 0871541580 9780871541581 (OCoLC)71890861

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