Black American Sociology
A Black Elite: A Profile of Graduates of Uncf College
A Black Elite
A Profile of Graduates of Uncf College
Hardcover      ISBN: 0313252912
Black Faculty in the Academy: Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success
Black Faculty in the Academy
Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success
Paperback      ISBN: 0415727553
"Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while struggling with issues of marginality, otherness, and invisible barriers. This important book illuminates how faculty can develop a professional identity that leads to success in academe, while at the same timeremaining true to cultural and personal identities. Through rich narratives, chapter authors situate race-related encounters at the center of their experience in an effort to deconstruct and challenge commonly held assumptions about life in academe. Theyalso provide key recommendations and strategies to help faculty of color ensure their continued professional success. Framed by critical race theory, these stories show how faculty can successfully maneuver through all stages of a career in academe, including tenure and promotion, publication, mentoring, networking, teaching, and dealing with institutional climate issues. This valuable book is for faculty and administrators seeking to create an environment that nurtures professional growth and fosters success among Black faculty"--
Black Faculty in the Academy: Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success
Black Faculty in the Academy
Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success
Hardcover      ISBN: 0415727545
"Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, Black Faculty in the Academy explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university settings must negotiate multiple and competing identities while struggling with issues of marginality, otherness, and invisible barriers. This important book illuminates how faculty can develop a professional identity that leads to success in academe, while at the same timeremaining true to cultural and personal identities. Through rich narratives, chapter authors situate race-related encounters at the center of their experience in an effort to deconstruct and challenge commonly held assumptions about life in academe. Theyalso provide key recommendations and strategies to help faculty of color ensure their continued professional success. Framed by critical race theory, these stories show how faculty can successfully maneuver through all stages of a career in academe, including tenure and promotion, publication, mentoring, networking, teaching, and dealing with institutional climate issues. This valuable book is for faculty and administrators seeking to create an environment that nurtures professional growth and fosters success among Black faculty"--
Black Families At The Crossroads: Challenges and Prospects
Black Families At The Crossroads
Challenges and Prospects
Paperback      ISBN: 0787972223
This updated edition of the classic book Black Families at the Crossroads, offers a comprehensive examination of the diverse and complex issues surrounding Black families. Leanor Boulin Johnson and Robert Staples combine more than sixty years of writing and research on Black families to offer insights into the pre-slavery development of the Black middle class, internal processes that affect all class strata among Black American families, the impact of race on modern Black immigrant families, the interaction of external forces and internal norms at each stage of the Black family life cycle, and public policies that provide challenges and promising prospects for the continuing resilience of the Black family as an American institution. This thoroughly revised edition features new research, including empirical studies and theoretical applications, and a review of significant social polices and economic changes in the past decade and their impact on Black families.
Black Families in Crisis: The Middle Class
Black Families in Crisis
The Middle Class
Hardcover      ISBN: 0876305249
First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Black Families in Crisis: The Middle Class
Black Families in Crisis
The Middle Class
Paperback      ISBN: 1138871710
First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Black Families in Isolation
Black Families in Isolation
Hardcover      ISBN: 0931761034
Black Families in Therapy: Understanding the African American Experience
Black Families in Therapy
Understanding the African American Experience
2nd Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 157230619x
Boyd-Franklin (applied and professional psychology, Rutgers U.) provides students and clinicians with an understanding of the cultural and racial context of African Americans as applied to the therapy setting. The fully revised second edition includes a new chapter on public policy issues (welfare reform, the Adoptions and Safe Families Act, kinship care, managed care, and affirmative action); a new chapter on the complexity of separation, divorce, remarriage, and stepparenting; and new material on socioeconomic and class distinctions, Caribbean and biracial children and families, racial identity development, gender roles in families, religion and spirituality, the Afrocentric movement, Rites-of-Passage programs, challenges in educational achievement, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, violence, police brutality, and racial profiling. Annotation
Black Families in Therapy: Understanding the African American Experience
Black Families in Therapy
Understanding the African American Experience
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1593853467
This classic text helps professionals and students understand and address cultural and racial issues in therapy with African American clients. Leading family therapist Nancy Boyd-Franklin explores the problems and challenges facing African American communities at different socioeconomic levels, expands major therapeutic concepts and models to be more relevant to the experiences of African American families and individuals, and outlines an empowerment-based, multisystemic approach to helping clients mobilize cultural and personal resources for change.
The Black Family: Strengths, Self-Help, and Positive Change
The Black Family
Strengths, Self-Help, and Positive Change
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0813367972