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Marriage in Black : The Pursuit of Married Life among American-Born and Immigrant Blacks.

By: McDonald, Katrina Bell.
Contributor(s): Cross-Barnet, Caitlin.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Milton : Routledge, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (213 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781351018173.Subject(s): African American couples | African Americans-Social conditions | Marriage-United States | Married people-United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Marriage in Black : The Pursuit of Married Life among American-Born and Immigrant BlacksDDC classification: 305.896/073 LOC classification: E185.86 .M336 2018Online resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Endorsement -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 The Socio-Historical Unshackling of African-American Relationships -- Black Immigration and Assimilation -- A Few Words on Social Class -- The Contemporary Black Marriage Study -- Notes -- Chapter 2 A Long View of Black Marriage -- Pre-Colonial Africa -- Slavery in America (1526-1865) -- Reconstruction (1863-1877) -- The Transition "Up North" (1910-1970)38 -- Black Marriage, Social Policy, and the Welfare State -- The Modern Era of Black Marriage: Into the Twenty-First Century -- Notes -- Chapter 3 Black Marital Beginnings -- Finding Each Other5 -- The Dating Phase -- The Transition to Marriage -- Budding Black Relationships -- Notes -- Chapter 4 Men and Women, Husbands and Wives: New Perspectives on Egalitarianism -- Marriage, Race, and Employment -- Egalitarian Values and Practice -- Conservative Values in Black and White -- Immigrants and Married Life in America -- A Spectrum of  Values and Practices -- Notes -- Chapter 5 Contemporary Black Marriage and Parenting -- Marriage and Childbearing -- Good Parents ... and Bad Ones -- Identity, Structure, and Parenting -- Notes -- Chapter 6 Is Marriage for Black People?: Ethnic Perceptions of Blacks and the Institution of Marriage -- Is the Institution of Marriage for Black People? -- The Media -- Labor and Economics -- Religion -- (In)Visibility Blues -- Notes -- Chapter 7 Sex, Money, and Beyond: Conflict in Contemporary Black Marriages -- Marital Conflict -- A Social Policy Approach to Healthy Marriage -- Conflict among the Contemporary Black Marriage Study Couples -- Making Marriages Healthy -- Notes -- Chapter 8 A New Lens on Black Marriage -- Marriage's Place in the Life Course -- Race, Immigrants, and Reasons to Marry -- Policy,  Values, and Healthy Marriage.
The End of the Beginning -- Notes -- Appendix A: The Study Couples -- Appendix B: Contemporary Black Marriage Study Research Methodology -- Notes -- Appendix C: Interview Field Guide: The Contemporary Black Marriage Study McDonald and Cross-Barnet -- Author index -- Subject index.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Endorsement -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 The Socio-Historical Unshackling of African-American Relationships -- Black Immigration and Assimilation -- A Few Words on Social Class -- The Contemporary Black Marriage Study -- Notes -- Chapter 2 A Long View of Black Marriage -- Pre-Colonial Africa -- Slavery in America (1526-1865) -- Reconstruction (1863-1877) -- The Transition "Up North" (1910-1970)38 -- Black Marriage, Social Policy, and the Welfare State -- The Modern Era of Black Marriage: Into the Twenty-First Century -- Notes -- Chapter 3 Black Marital Beginnings -- Finding Each Other5 -- The Dating Phase -- The Transition to Marriage -- Budding Black Relationships -- Notes -- Chapter 4 Men and Women, Husbands and Wives: New Perspectives on Egalitarianism -- Marriage, Race, and Employment -- Egalitarian Values and Practice -- Conservative Values in Black and White -- Immigrants and Married Life in America -- A Spectrum of  Values and Practices -- Notes -- Chapter 5 Contemporary Black Marriage and Parenting -- Marriage and Childbearing -- Good Parents ... and Bad Ones -- Identity, Structure, and Parenting -- Notes -- Chapter 6 Is Marriage for Black People?: Ethnic Perceptions of Blacks and the Institution of Marriage -- Is the Institution of Marriage for Black People? -- The Media -- Labor and Economics -- Religion -- (In)Visibility Blues -- Notes -- Chapter 7 Sex, Money, and Beyond: Conflict in Contemporary Black Marriages -- Marital Conflict -- A Social Policy Approach to Healthy Marriage -- Conflict among the Contemporary Black Marriage Study Couples -- Making Marriages Healthy -- Notes -- Chapter 8 A New Lens on Black Marriage -- Marriage's Place in the Life Course -- Race, Immigrants, and Reasons to Marry -- Policy,  Values, and Healthy Marriage.

The End of the Beginning -- Notes -- Appendix A: The Study Couples -- Appendix B: Contemporary Black Marriage Study Research Methodology -- Notes -- Appendix C: Interview Field Guide: The Contemporary Black Marriage Study McDonald and Cross-Barnet -- Author index -- Subject index.

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<p>Katrina Bell McDonald earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of California at Davis. She is Associate Professor of Sociology, Co-Director of the Center for Africana Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, and an Associate of the Hopkins Population Center. She joined the faculty in 1994 and teaches and conducts research on the African-American family, race and racism, racial privilege, intersectionality, and qualitative research methods. She has been happily married for 23 years.</p> <p> Caitlin Cross-Barnet earned her PhD in Sociology from the Johns Hopkins University in 2010. She is a sociologist, public health researcher, and an Associate of the Hopkins Population Center. Her current research focuses on the social determinants of health. She has taught courses on research methods, public health, gender, race-ethnicity, and social inequality. She has been happily married for 26 years.</p>

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