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Title Overcoming the odds : raising academically successful African American young women / Freeman A. Hrabowski III .. [and others]..

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  649.15796 OVERCOMING    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  649.157 OV2    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 272 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-265) and index.
Contents 1. Successful African American young women and their families -- 2. Mothers of academically successful daughters : the mothers' voices -- 3. Fathers of academically successful daughters : the fathers' voices -- 4. A diversity of family contexts : the daughters' voices -- 5. Parenting and educating for success in math and science : early childhood through college -- 6. Becoming a black woman : a closer look at personal, cultural, and emotional challenges -- 7. Raising successful African American young women : what we have learned.
Subject African American women -- Education.
Education -- Parent participation -- United States.
African American women -- Family relationships.
Academic achievement -- United States.
Added Author Hrabowski, Freeman A.
ISBN 0195126424 (acid-free paper)
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