Minority families in the United States: a multicultural perspective

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Prentice Hall, 1998 - Social Science - 300 pages
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For courses in Sociology of the Family, Minority Families, Family Development, and Ethnic Families. Written by scholars who share an identity with the minority families they write about, this collection of essays offers a detailed description and analysis of the historical and contemporary forces that have shaped the structure and the role of social class and gender dynamics of the four dominant minority groups African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American and their sub-populations in the United States.

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AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILIES IN THE UNITED STATES
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Ronald L. Taylor" is Professor of Sociology and Vice Provost for Multicultural Affairs at the University of Connecticut, Storrs. He is coauthor and editor (with Doris Y. Wilkinson) of "The Black Male in America: Perspectives on His Status in Contemporary Society" (1977) and "African American Youth: Their Social and Economic Status in the United States" (1995). He has published widely on African American families, youth, and gender.

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