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"Dr. Joyce A. Ladner brings profound insight to the challenge of raising strong children in ambivalent times, and offers abundant reasons to rejoice in renewing family ties. A treasury of time-tested virtues." -Bookpage "[A] wonderful guide ...Ladner has taken words of wisdom from generations past to help parents, teachers, and clergy with new insight into instilling pride, courage, and self-esteem in African American children." -Booklist "A book full of lessons on restoring important values to African American families...[Dr. Ladner] weaves together historical and contemporary issues to offer innovative ways to reconnect the black family." -Ebony "A practical guide for today, and for a better tomorrow. If you care about African American people, then you must read this book." -Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, Emory University "A crucial template for parents, youth workers, educators, and community groups working closely with young people." -Hugh B. Price, President, National Urban League "A masterpiece of scholarship." -Andrew Billingsley, University of South Carolina "An inspirational and compelling book. Everyone committed to preserving African American values should read it...A must for your home library. " -Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D., Harvard Medical School

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471399582
ISBN-10: 0471399582
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Joyce A. Ladner

Joyce A. Ladner, Ph.D., a fellow of the Brookings Institution, is a nationally recognized sociologist and former President of Howard University. Winner of awards from the American Sociological Association and the Association of Black Sociologists, among other honors, she is a frequent commentator on current affairs, race, and children.

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