Table of contents for Black intimacies : a gender perspective on families and relationships / Shirley A. Hill.

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CHAPTER 1.	 Introduction								
	The Evolution of Intersectionality Theory * Focus and Framework of the Book * Overview of the Book						
CHAPTER 2.	 Theorizing Race: The Challenge of Black Progress, Diversity, and Decline
	The Historic Diversity of African Americans * Coalescing for Racial Equality * Progress, Stagnation and Decline * Theorizing Racism and Racial Disparities * Postmodern Diversity, Divisions, and Debates		
CHAPTER 3.	Perspectives on Black Families: From Pathology to Postmodernism
	Overview of the Chapter * The Legacy of Slavery Thesis * The Revisionist Perspective * A Postmodern Gender Perspective * The Declining Well-Being of Single Mother Families * Single Mother Families: The Big Picture
CHAPTER 4.	 Love, Marriage and Beyond: The Pursuit of Intimacy		
	Pursuing Gendered Intimacy * Revisioning Love and Gender * Courtship and Marriage in Class Contex * The Love Connection * Marriage: The Culture, Contract and Reality * The Declining Legitimacy of Gendered Marriage * Living Single * Summary							
CHAPTER 5.	 In Search of the Village: Black Motherhood in Transition		
	Overview of the Chapter * From Reproductive Mandate to Voluntary Motherhood	 * Racialized Constructions of the "Good Mother" * Contested Visions of Motherhood * Motherhood in Class and Race Context * The Black Cultural Ethos of Motherhood * Revisiting the Village * Confronting the Challenge of Voluntary and Equitable Motherhood * Summary							
CHAPTER 6.	 Social Black Children: The Impact of Social Class			
	An Intersectionality Approach to Child Socialization * The Securely Middle-Class * The Newly Middle-Class * Economically Disadvantaged Families * The Perils of Poverty
CHAPTER 7.	 Gendered Violence: Racial Oppression and the Assault on Black Women
	Overview of the Chapter * (Re)Discovering Family Violence * Theorizing Intimate Violence * Racial Oppression and Black Masculinity * Beyond Victimized Men: Class and Gender Oppression * Breaking the Silence and Fighting Back
CHAPTER 8.	Resolutions
Research Appendix
About the Author

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African American families.