Resiliency in African American Families
Lawson, Erma Jean, Journal of Marriage and Family
Resiliency in African American Families. Hamilton I. McCubbin, Elizabeth A. Thompson, Anne I. Thompson, & Jo A. Futrell (Eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 1998. 357 pp. ISBN 76191392-0. $65.00 cloth, $29.95 paper.
Based on a conference at the Madison campus of the University of Wisconsin, this book examines the strengths and resources of African American families. It emphasizes the role of culture in the families' development of positive coping strategies and reveals the resiliency of African American families in overcoming disadvantages in ordinary family life. The book is organized into two parts: Families and Communities and Family Relationships. The chapters provide …
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Publication information: Article title: Resiliency in African American Families. Contributors: Lawson, Erma Jean - Author. Journal title: Journal of Marriage and Family. Volume: 61. Issue: 3 Publication date: August 1999. Page number: 813+. © 2002 Journal of Marriage and Family. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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