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The Impact of Racism on African American Families : Literature as Social Science

By: Rosenblatt, Paul C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014Description: 1 online resource (191 p.).ISBN: 9781472415592.Subject(s): African American families in literature | African Americans families -- Social conditions | American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism | Domestic fiction, American -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- United States | Racism in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Impact of Racism on African American Families : Literature as Social ScienceDDC classification: 306.8508996073 | 813.009/896073 | 813.009896073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Novels as Resources for Understanding the Impact of Racism on African American Families; 2 Reading Novels as a Social Science Researcher; 3 When Family Members Are Forced by Racism to Separate; 4 Racism and Relationship Commitment; 5 Racism-caused Grief, Rage, and Humiliation Come Home; 6 The Economic Costs of Racism for African American Families; 7 Skin Color and Other Racialized Features as Family Issues; 8 Family Conversations about White People; 9 Parenting; 10 Racism Can Undermine Parenting by Mothers and Fathers; 11 Conceptualizing
Appendix: The NovelsReferences; Index
Summary: Engaging with novels written by African American authors, this volume explores their rich depictions of African American family life, showing how these can contribute to our sociological knowledge and making the case for the novel as an object and source of social research. As such, it will appeal to scholars and students of the sociology of the family, race and ethnicity, cultural studies and literature.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Novels as Resources for Understanding the Impact of Racism on African American Families; 2 Reading Novels as a Social Science Researcher; 3 When Family Members Are Forced by Racism to Separate; 4 Racism and Relationship Commitment; 5 Racism-caused Grief, Rage, and Humiliation Come Home; 6 The Economic Costs of Racism for African American Families; 7 Skin Color and Other Racialized Features as Family Issues; 8 Family Conversations about White People; 9 Parenting; 10 Racism Can Undermine Parenting by Mothers and Fathers; 11 Conceptualizing

Appendix: The NovelsReferences; Index

Engaging with novels written by African American authors, this volume explores their rich depictions of African American family life, showing how these can contribute to our sociological knowledge and making the case for the novel as an object and source of social research. As such, it will appeal to scholars and students of the sociology of the family, race and ethnicity, cultural studies and literature.

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