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Black fathers : an invisible presence in America

Author: Michael E Connor; Joseph L White
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Connor; Joseph L White
ISBN: 9780415883665 0415883660 9780415883672 0415883679
OCLC Number: 730928891
Notes: Essays in the second edition are different from those in the first edition.
Description: xii, 290 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: African descended fathers : historical considerations / Michael E. Connor --
Black fatherhood through my eyes / Achebe Hoskins --
Daddy's baby girl : the overlooked story of reappearing fathers / Valata Jenkins-Monroe --
Toward an African America agenda : restoring the African American family and community / Gary L. Cunningham --
Debunking the myth : understanding fathering in the Black community / Rashika J. Rentie --
The impact of fathers' absence on African American adolescents' gender role development / Jelani Mandara, Carolyn B. Murray, and Toya N. Joyner --
Finding yourself when you're not at home / William D. Allen --
Man-to-boy becoming man-to-man : a son's reflection / Bedford E. Frank Palmer II --
Birthright : anecdotes of fatherhood, race, and redemption / Ivory A. Toldson --
Black fatherhood : reflections, challenges, and lessons learned / Kevin Cokley --
Black man defined : a boy with a purpose becomes a man when the purpose is fulfilled / J. Phillip Rosier, Jr. --
Making room for Black men to father and mentor / Larry G. Tucker --
Fatherhood love / Gerald Green --
Strategies for therapeutic success with African American males / William D. Allen, J. Phillip Rosier, Jr., and Larry G. Tucker --
Afrikan-centered fathering and the Afrikan-centered paradigm / Hurumia Ahadi/Lionel Mandy --
Where from here? : answers are in the community / Michael E. Connor.
Responsibility: edited by Michael E. Connor, Joseph L. White.
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"There is a need for this text and many more like it that can shed a positive light on the role the Black father plays. ... [The book] is well organized by chapter and section and allows the reader Read more...

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