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Merging theory with practical advice, this guide recognizes the unique challenges facing African American parents and offers successful parenting stategies to overcome them. Peer pressure, television, and rap music seem to be socializing today's black youth, but this book argues that parental attention is more powerful. Case studies and other research look at expectations, listening, goal-setting, careful time management, nutrition, attention to academics and grades, consistency, prayer, and quality time, and their effectiveness in strong black families.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780974900049
ISBN-10: 0974900044
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 139mm x 8mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: African American Images
Publisher: African American Images
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Young

Dr. James Young is a professor at Clark Atlanta University and the author of Roots to Wings. He lives in Atlanta. Dr. Ernest Washington is a professor at the University of Massachusetts. He has written more than 50 articles for numerous journals. He lives in Boston. Itihari Toure is a professor at Clark Atlanta University. He lives in Atlanta.

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