The African American child : development and challenges / Yvette R. Harris and James A. Graham

Author(s): Harris, Yvette R
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Subjects: African American children--Social conditions
African American children--Health and hygiene
African American children--Education
Child development--United States
Developmental psychology
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Springer, c2007
LC Classification: H, HQ
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Demographics : a portrait of African American children 1
Ch. 2. Research issues with African American children 15
Ch. 3. African American children and health issues 39
Ch. 4. Mental health issues and racial identity 65
Ch. 5. Education and African American children 83
Ch. 6. Language and literacy 111
Ch. 7. Moral development 133
Ch. 8. Social contexts in the lives of African American children : family and peers 165
Ch. 9. Epilogue : where do we go from here? 185
Additional Authors: Graham, James A., Ph. D
Notes: LCCN: 2006038960
ISBN: 9780826127563 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0826127568 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-213) and index
Contents: Demographics : a portrait of African American children -- Research issues with African American children -- African American children and health issues -- Mental health issues and racial identity -- Education and African American children -- Language and literacy -- Moral development -- Social contexts in the lives of African American children : family and peers -- Epilogue : Where do we go from here?
Physical Description: xv, 224 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 76820882
ISBN/ISSN: 9780826127563
0826127568

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