African American Family Life: Ecological and Cultural Diversity


This volume brings together leading experts from different disciplines to offer new perspectives on contemporary African American families. A wealth of knowledge is presented on the heterogeneity of Black family life today; the challenges and opportunities facing parents, children, and communities; and the impact on health and development of key cultural and social processes. Comprehensive and authoritative, the book critically evaluates current policies and service delivery models and offers cogent recommendations for supporting families' strengths.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Vonnie C. McLoyd,
  • Nancy E. Hill,
  • Kenneth A. Dodge
  • Velma Mcbride Murry,
  • Valerie D. Anderson
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2005


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