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PART I Chapter 1. Introduction: Human Behavior Theory and the African-American Experience 3 Chapter 2. African Americans¿ Response to their Social Environment: A Macro Perspective 27 Tony B. Lowe June G. Hopps PART II Chapter 3. The Black Family in the 21st Century and the Church as an Action System: A Macro Perspective 57 Andrew Billingsley Barbara Morrison-Rodriguez Chapter 4. Enhancing the Resilience of African American Families 77 Robert B. Hill Chapter 5. Strength Behaviors for African-American Socialization and Survival 95 Jerome H. Schiele Pre-publication Version Chapter 6. Family Roles of Noncustodial African-American Fathers 123 Robert B. Hill Chapter 7. African American Military Service Members and Their Families: A Different Environment 141 Jesse J. Harris Norma G. Jones PART III: THE FORMATIVE YEARS OF BLACK CHILDREN Chapter 8. The Psychological Effects of Skin Color on African Americans¿ Self-Esteem 163 Letha A. (Lee) See Rufus Larkin Chapter 9. An Examination of the Self-Esteem and Self-Identity of Biracial Children in the United States 195 Naomi T. Ward Alieizoria Redd Chapter 10. No Child Left Behind: Can African Americans Break the Profound Cycle of Apathy and Will Social Workers Help? 221 June Gary Hopps Tony B. Lowe Robbie C. Tourse Alice Boateng-Cooper PART IV: THE TEEN YEARS Chapter 11. Revisiting the Re-Gendering of Social Work Practice with African-American Girls 251 Linwood H. Cousins Tracey Mabrey Chapter 12. African American Adolescent Girls: Facing the Challenges and Consequences of Violence in the Inner City 269 Annie Woodley Brown Ruby M. Gourdine Pre-publication Version Chapter 13. The Empowerment of Young African American Males: Implications for Social Work Practice 295 Cudore L. Snell Julie Guyot Chapter 14. Prevalence and Incidence of Black-on-Black Crime Among Youth 309 Tiffany D. Baffour Chapter 15. Black on Black Crime: Compensation for Idiomatic Purposelessness (Revisited) 327 Rufus Larkin Creigs C. Beverly Chapter 16. African American and other Street Gangs: A Quest for Identity (Revisited) 351 Jerome L. Blakemore Yolanda Q. Mayo Glenda M. Blakemore Chapter 17. Hip Hop Culture: An Alternative Site for Gender Socialization in the African American Community 383 William Oliver Chapter 18. Substance Abuse Among African-American Children: Contemporary Issues and Challenges for Effective Intervention 413 Darlene Grant Barbara W. White Chapter 19. Continuing the Fight Against School Violence: Progress, Current Practices, and Future Directions (Revisited) 439 Edgar H. Tyson Freddie Avant Robert O. Washington PART V: YOUNG AFRICAN-AMERICAN ADULTS Chapter 20. Violence in Prison Systems: An African American Tragedy 467 Jerry G. Johnson Pre-publication Version Chapter 21. African-American Women with HIV/AIDS 497 Larry Williams Rufus Larkin Chapter 22. Deconstructing the ¿Down Low¿: An Ecological Perspective on African-American Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) 521 Dorie J. Gilbert Larry Williams Chapter 23. Stressors Experienced by African American Armed Service Personnel during the Iraq War 539 Tony B. Lowe June Gary Hopps Letha A. (Lee) See Chapter 24. Educational Resilience Among African American College Students Who Have Experienced Long Term Foster Care 565 Sherri F. Seyfried Judith Birgen Kimberly A. Mann PART VI: BEHAVIORS DURING THE MIDDLE YEARS AND OLD AGE Chapter 25. The Impact of Racism, Poverty, Educational Attainment, and Masculine Identity on the Efficacy of African American Fatherhood 587 Janice Matthews Rasheed Ron Stewart Chapter 26. The Psychosocial Development of African American Kinship Caregivers of Minor Children 611 Jacqueline Smith Venetia Shepherd Chapter 27. Servicing African American Seniors with Alzheimer¿s and their Families: A Justice-Based Model for Intervening 635 June Gary Hopps Tony B. Lowe Pre-publication Version Chapter 28. Young African American Grandmothers: A Missed Developmental Stage (Revisited) 657 Letha A. (Lee) See Dorcas Bowles Mamie Darlington PART VII: MEDICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS USEFUL TO AFRICAN AMERICANS Chapter 29. The Role of the Medical Dosimetrist in Treating African American Cancer Patients 685 Donielle A. Johnson Chapter 30. Hypnotherapy: A Useful Modality for Serving African American and Latino Clients and Patients 713 Marty Sapp José B. Torres R. L. McNeely Chapter 31. Dying A ¿Good¿ Death, The Desire to Die, and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy: Focus on Aged African Americans and Hispanics/Latinos 731 Marty Sapp R. L. McNeelyJosé B. Torres Chapter 32. A Postmodern Perspective on Black Suicides in the United States (Revisited) 753 Martell L. Teasley Robert O. Washington Larcy D. McCarley
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
African Americans -- Psychology.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
Social psychology -- United States.
Social work with African Americans.
Behavioral assessment -- United States.