Beating the Odds (Innbundet)

Raising Academically Successful African American Males


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 256
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195102192
Kategori: Sosiologi
Omtale Beating the Odds
Current statistics indicate that a young African-American man is more likely to be incarcerated or killed than to graduate from college. Yet, despite many obstacles, some are beating the odds against them and achieving at society's highest standard of success. How do they avoid such pitfalls, and what can African-American parents do to help their sons succeed? Based on extensive research and interviews with successful young African-American males and their parents, Beating the Odds emphasizes the unique combinations of supportive and challenging parenting practices that parents have adopted to help their sons cope and achieve in both the African-American community and mainstream white society.

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