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AAS 3296: The Black Family: Home

Resources on the role of the Black Family in America. Temple University Resources for the course The Black Family


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African American family portrait

Books for Afrocentricity

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Subject Guide

Latanya N. Jenkins
(215) 204-8244

Starting topics for Black family research via databases & on Google Scholar

Sample articles available via JSTOR & other databases

  • The Search for Applicable Theories of Black Family Life

              Journal of Marriage and Family
              Vol. 40, No. 1, Feb., 1978

link 1

  • African American family and parenting strategies in impoverished neighborhoods

            Qualitative sociology  
            Vol. 20, No. 2, Feb., 1997  275 - 288

link 2


  • The Origins of African
    American Family Structure

        American Sociological Review
       Vol. 59, No. 1, Feb., 1994

link 3


Research available via Google
Scholar on Black/ African
American faimilies