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Title Impacts of incarceration on the African American family / edited by Othello Harris, R. Robin Miller.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, [2003]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  306.88 I34I    Check Shelf
Description viii, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Incarceration and African American families. Various implications of the "race to incarcerate" on incarcerated African American men and their families / R. Robin Miller -- Incarcerated African American fathers : exploring changes in family relationships and the father identity / Brad Tripp -- The loss of the protective effects of marital and non-marital relationships of incarcerated African American men : implications for social work / Mary L. Balthazar and Lula King -- The relationship between inmate visitation and behavior : implications for African American families / Theresa A. Clark -- The financial cost of maintaining relationships with incarcerated African American men : results from a survey of women prison visitors / Olga Grinstead ... [et al.] -- The prison cage as home for African American men / Patricia E. O'Connor -- Criminal incarceration dividing the ties that bind : Black men and their families / Sandra Lee Browning, R. Robin Miller, and Lisa M. Spruance.
The importance of fatherhood and the social significance of this issue for African American families. Behavioral problems in sons of incarcerated or otherwise absent fathers : the issue of separation / Stewart Gabel -- The effects of negative stereotypes on African American male and female relationships / Micah L. McCreary and Richard C. Wright -- African American fathers and sons : social, historical, and psychological considerations / Jay C. Wade -- The contribution of marriage to the life satisfaction of Black adults / Ann Creighton Zollar and J. Sherwood Williams.
Policy initiatives. The impact of incarceration on African American families : implications for practice / Anthony E.O. King -- Parents in prison : new directions for social services / Creasie Finney Hairston and Patricia W. Lockett -- The endangerment of African American men : an appeal for social work action / Paula Allen-Meares and Sondra Burman -- The crisis of the young African American male and the criminal justice system / Marc Mauer -- African American incarceration and policy initiatives : concluding remarks / R. Robin Miller.
Subject African American prisoners -- Family relationships.
African American families -- Effect of imprisonment on.
Prisoners' families -- Effect of imprisonment on -- United States.
Children of prisoners -- Effect of imprisonment on -- United States.
Social work with African Americans.
Family social work -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Added Author Harris, Othello.
Miller, R. Robin.
ISBN 0765809737 paperback alkaline paper
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