Successful African-American Men: From Childhood to Adulthood by Sandra Taylor GriffinSuccessful African-American Men: From Childhood to Adulthood by Sandra Taylor Griffin

Successful African-American Men: From Childhood to Adulthood

bySandra Taylor Griffin

Hardcover | March 31, 2000

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Statistics emphasize that one out of every five men is incarcerated. The background experiences of dysfunctional black men are often explored while few studies focus on the motivating triggers for high achieving black men. Successful African American Men: From Childhood to Adulthood is a unique study of the nurturing behavioral settings that high achieving black men used as adolescents and examines whether social capital played a role in helping them negotiate their way out of disadvantage. Equally important, is how these settings accommodated the men's diversity, complexity, and the influence of black culture, and reconciled it to their ability to respond and cope with mainstream America. This volume will be of interest to psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists and others interested in the rich diversity of experience found within communities of color.
Title:Successful African-American Men: From Childhood to AdulthoodFormat:HardcoverDimensions:146 pagesPublished:March 31, 2000Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306463636

ISBN - 13:9780306463631

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Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgement. List of Tables. 1. Introduction. 2. Literature Review. 3. Methods. 4. Case Profiles. 5. Discussion of Results. 6. The Adolescent Settings. 7. How the Men Felt Their Behavior Changes After Using their Settings. 8. Conclusion. Appendix 1. Demographics. Appendix 2. Focus Group Instruments. Appendix 3. Participant Instruments. Bibliography.