Black Girls and Adolescents.
By: Collins, Catherine.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2015Description: 1 online resource (796 p.).ISBN: 9781440830549.Subject(s): African American teenage girls -- Health and hygiene | African American teenage girls -- Social conditions | African American teenage girls | African American young women | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the ChallengesDDC classification: 305.235/20896073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I: HEALTH; 1. HIV/AIDS in Adolescent Black Girls; 2. African American Adolescent Females: Physical Health and Mental Health Issues; 3. The Challenges Facing Sickle-Cell Disease (SCD) Patients during the Transitional Period from Adolescence to Adulthood; 4. The Never-Ending Pelvic Inflammatory Disease among Adolescents; 5. African American Girls and Substance Use; 6. Black Girls in Poverty; 7. Prevention of Overweight and Obesity among African American Girls; PART II: PARENTING
8. Me, Myself, and I: Biracial Challenges to Mental Health9. Avoiding Teenage Pregnancy: Too Young to Parent; 10. Obesity in Black Girls: The Curse of a Poverty Diet and Fast Foods; 11. Growth Development and Anticipatory Guidance for African American Girls; 12. African American Girls' Spirituality and Resilience; PART III: EDUCATION; 13. "Oral Sex Is Not Sex"; 14. Barriers to Mental Health Services and African American Girls; 15. Black Adolescent Girls in Foster Care; 16. Education vs. Schooling: Black Adolescent Females Fight for an Education in the 21st Century
17. Suicidality among Gifted African American Females Attending Elite Schools: Impact of Diminished Community Support18. Sex Trafficking and Black Girls: Breaking the Code of Silence in Schools and in Our Community; 19. Critical Conversations Using Poetry to Empower Adolescent Girls of African Descent to Effectively Address Their Sexual Health and Well-Being; 20. Finding Nem[a]: Modeling and Mentoring for Adolescent African American Females' Development of Self-Identity; 21. The Mis-Education of Black Girls: Learning in a White System; PART IV: CRIMINAL JUSTICE
22. Violated and Victimized: The Juvenile Justice System and Black Girls23. The Big Picture: Black Girls, Adolescents, and Crime Today; 24. Pathways to Delinquency and Imprisonment; 25. Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility in New York: A Judge's Observation; 26. Aggression and Violence in Teen Girls; 27. African American Adolescent Females in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems; About the Editor and Contributors; Index
This one-of-a kind book challenges the current thinking about black girls to show how America has failed them-and what can be done to make their lives better.
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