9780871541581

Black Fathers in Contemporary American Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780871541581

  • ISBN10:

    0871541580

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-09
  • Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
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Table of Contents

Contributors vii
Foreword ix
Lawrence D. Bobo
Acknowledgments xv
Introduction 1(6)
David Blankenhorn and Obie Clayton
PART I DECLINES IN MARRIAGE WITHIN AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILIES 7(36)
Chapter 1 The Woes of the Inner-City African American Father
9(21)
William Julius Wilson
Chapter 2 Marriage and Fatherhood in the Lives of African American Men
30(13)
Steven L. Nock
PART II MARRIAGE FROM AN ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE 43(60)
Chapter 3 The Marriage Mystery: Marriage, Assets, and the Expectations of African American Families
45(26)
Ronald B. Mincy and Hillard Pouncy
Chapter 4 The Marriage Gap: How and Why Marriage Creates Wealth and Boosts the Well-Being of Adults
71(13)
Maggie Gallagher
Chapter 5 The Effects of Crime and Imprisonment on Family Formation
84(19)
Obie Clayton and Joan W. Moore
PART III CONTEMPORARY ISSUES OF FATHERHOOD 103(62)
Chapter 6 Building a Fatherhood Movement in South Carolina
105(20)
Barbara Morrison-Rodriguez
Chapter 7 Fatherlessness in African American Families: Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Prevention
125(13)
Wornie L. Reed
Chapter 8 Is It Working? Early Evaluations of Fatherhood-Renewal Programs
138(15)
Wade F. Horn
Chapter 9 Making the Wounded Whole: Marriage as Civil Right and Civic Responsibility
153(12)
Enola G. Aird
Conclusions 165(6)
Obie Clayton, Ronald B. Mincy, and David Blankenhorn
Index 171

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