What It Means to Be Daddy

What It Means to Be Daddy

Fatherhood for Black Men Living Away From Their Children

eBook - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
Examines the lives of African American families, in which the father is separated from their children due to varying circumstances.

Perseus Publishing

Absent fathers and households headed by single mothers are frequently blamed for the poor quality of life of African-American children. This book challenges these assumptions, arguing that they are largely an unfair reflection of non-working class white American values. Hamer places the behaviors of black non-custodial fathers in their social, political, and economic contexts and describes these fatherless families from the perspectives of the families themselves.



Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001
ISBN: 9780231505109
0231505108
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 258 pages)

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