This one-of-a kind book challenges the current thinking about black girls to show how America has failed themaand what can be done to make their lives better. ac Provides the first research work on this topic ac Covers health (physical, mental, and sexual), education, crime/criminal justice, and parenting as they affect black teen girls and adolescents ac Features contributors from a broad range of fields, including psychology, biology, criminal justice, sociology, spirituality, law, medicine, and popular culture ac Examines characteristics of at-risk girls and the lure of the qbad girlq image ac 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 http://www.nami.org/ 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|