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The Resource African Americans at risk : Issues in education, health, community, and justice, Glenn L. Starks

African Americans at risk : Issues in education, health, community, and justice, Glenn L. Starks

Label
African Americans at risk : Issues in education, health, community, and justice
Title
African Americans at risk
Title remainder
Issues in education, health, community, and justice
Statement of responsibility
Glenn L. Starks
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • This two-volume set examines the issues and policies that put African Americans at risk in our culture today, utilizing the most recent research from scholars in the field to provide not only objective, encyclopedic information, but also varying viewpoints to encourage critical thinking. The entries comprehensively document how African Americans are treated differently, have more negative outcomes in the same situations than other races, and face risks due to issues inherent in their past or current social and economic conditions
  • "With all of the progress African Americans have made, they still face many risks that threaten the entire race or place segments in jeopardy of survival. This work examines the widespread problem and suggests solutions. Examines up-to-date statistical data on the primary issues negatively impacting African Americans. Provides extensive literary and data analysis of the issues addressed. Discusses what can be done to improve the condition of African Americans. Supplies concise background and investigates the implications of each key issue. Includes an extensive bibliographic list of references for all issues discussed
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Starks, Glenn L.
Dewey number
305.896/073
Illustrations
charts
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.86
LC item number
.S752 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
Target audience
general
Label
African Americans at risk : Issues in education, health, community, and justice, Glenn L. Starks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 1 -- Section I. Education -- Affirmative action -- African American studies -- Language and cultural barriers -- No Child Left Behind/Race to the Top -- Preschool/kindergarten readiness and school choice -- Standardized testing -- Voting/political participation -- Section II. Health -- Alternative healing/Folk healing -- Diabetes -- Heart disease -- Mental health -- Obesity -- Domestic violence -- Teenage pregnancy -- Substance abuse -- Section III. Family -- Unemployment -- Poverty -- Marriage -- Divorce -- Alternatives to traditional marriage -- Gender roles -- Housing and African Americans -- African American leisure -- Section IV. Children -- Child abuse in the African American community -- Adoption -- Names and African Americans -- Parenting
  • Volume 2 -- Section V. Teens -- Teenage alcohol and drug abuse -- Teenagers and depression -- Teen pregnancy -- Teenagers and sexually transmitted diseases -- Teen violence -- School-to-prison pipeline -- Section VI. Crime and criminal justice -- Discrimination in the justice system -- Murder -- Hate crimes -- Incarceration/Prison -- Rape -- Robbery -- Appendixes. [Source documents]
Control code
ocn895731295
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
2 volumes (liii, 832 pages):
Isbn
9781440800757
Lccn
2014045530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts, tables
System control number
(OCoLC)895731295
Label
African Americans at risk : Issues in education, health, community, and justice, Glenn L. Starks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Volume 1 -- Section I. Education -- Affirmative action -- African American studies -- Language and cultural barriers -- No Child Left Behind/Race to the Top -- Preschool/kindergarten readiness and school choice -- Standardized testing -- Voting/political participation -- Section II. Health -- Alternative healing/Folk healing -- Diabetes -- Heart disease -- Mental health -- Obesity -- Domestic violence -- Teenage pregnancy -- Substance abuse -- Section III. Family -- Unemployment -- Poverty -- Marriage -- Divorce -- Alternatives to traditional marriage -- Gender roles -- Housing and African Americans -- African American leisure -- Section IV. Children -- Child abuse in the African American community -- Adoption -- Names and African Americans -- Parenting
  • Volume 2 -- Section V. Teens -- Teenage alcohol and drug abuse -- Teenagers and depression -- Teen pregnancy -- Teenagers and sexually transmitted diseases -- Teen violence -- School-to-prison pipeline -- Section VI. Crime and criminal justice -- Discrimination in the justice system -- Murder -- Hate crimes -- Incarceration/Prison -- Rape -- Robbery -- Appendixes. [Source documents]
Control code
ocn895731295
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
2 volumes (liii, 832 pages):
Isbn
9781440800757
Lccn
2014045530
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
charts, tables
System control number
(OCoLC)895731295

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