Download PDF by Ethel Swindell Robinson: African-American Middle-Income Parents: How Are They

By Ethel Swindell Robinson

ISBN-10: 1593118295

ISBN-13: 9781593118297

ISBN-10: 1593118309

ISBN-13: 9781593118303

"Ethel Robinson has written an awesome e-book. As she properly argues, regardless of a swiftly turning out to be heart and top type, well known media and public debates proceed to view African-American households from a deficit viewpoint. Portrayals of African-American households in newspapers, tv, and modern scholarship are likely to concentrate on single-parent families, low parental expectancies, and absence of relatives involvement in education. The households you'll meet during this e-book contradict those stereotypes. In conscientiously crafted vignettes, Dr. Robinson paints an alternate portrait of existence in African-American families. during this outstanding e-book, you will see that 8 intact households in detail inquisitive about the educational and social lives in their kids. a few volunteer of their children’s study rooms; others function dedicated tutors and mentors; nonetheless others are energetic advocates, arguing passionately for faculty companies; all carry speedy to the wish that their teenagers will in attaining their piece of the yankee dream. This ebook is a robust antidote to the detrimental portrayals of African-American households that abound in mainstream media. it's a 'must-read' for researchers, educators, and all who desire to glance past and underneath the stereotypes of African-American family members life." ~ Susan Hynds, Ph.D., Professor of English schooling, Syracuse college examining and Language Arts Center

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