This study was an examination of successful African American women from father present and father absent homes. The purpose of the study was to determine if successful African-American women from father absent homes had higher self-efficacy than African-American women from father present homes. Participants were solicited through the Worship Guide of an African-American Baptist Church to go to a webpage and click on a link to a three part survey. The survey included; a demographic section, a Self-Efficacy Scale (SES) and the Hollingshead Index of Social Position. The sample included 183 participants, 84 from father present homes and 99 from father absent homes. The results of this study did not support the hypothesis that successful African-American women from father absent homes have higher self-efficacy than African-American women from father present homes. There was no significant difference in the self-efficacy scores of women from father present homes and women from father absent homes. The majority of the participants had a college education (70%) and had Middle to Upper Class socioeconomic levels (84%) resulting in a biased sample.CHAPTER III: METHODS Sample Employed The target population sample of respondents for this study consist of one ... who attended worship service within one of the three weeks that an invitation to participate was published in the churcha#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Examination of Resiliency Factors of Successful African-American Women from Father Absent Homes|
|Author||:||Kenya D. Jackson|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|