Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the Challenges

Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the Challenges

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This one-of-a kind book challenges the current thinking about black girls to show how America has failed thema€”and what can be done to make their lives better. a€c Provides the first research work on this topic a€c Covers health (physical, mental, and sexual), education, crime/criminal justice, and parenting as they affect black teen girls and adolescents a€c Features contributors from a broad range of fields, including psychology, biology, criminal justice, sociology, spirituality, law, medicine, and popular culture a€c Examines characteristics of at-risk girls and the lure of the qbad girlq image a€c Clarifies what parents/mentors and others can do to help these girls and teens live happy, healthy, more rewarding livesAfrican American community fact sheet. Retrieved from Template.cfm?Section=Fact _Sheets1aamp;Template=/ContentManagement/ ContentDisplay.cfmaamp;Content ID=53812 National Center for Children in Poverty ( 2010).

Title:Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the Challenges
Author:Catherine Fisher Collins
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2015-03-03


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