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African American relationships, marriages, and families : an introduction / Patricia Dixon.

Author/creator Dixon, Patricia, 1959- author.
Format Book and Print
EditionSecond edition.
Publication Info New York, NY : Routledge, 2017.
Copyright Notice ©2017
Descriptionxiii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents In cultural perspective -- In historical perspective -- Gender -- Love -- African American women -- African American men -- Dating and choosing a partner -- Sexuality -- Communication and conflict resolution -- Money matters -- Healthy dieting -- Parenting -- LGBT/same-gender loving -- The spiritual journey.
Scope and content "African American Relationships, Marriages, and Families, Second Edition is a historically and culturally centered research based-text designed for use in undergraduate, graduate, and community-based courses on African American relationships, marriages, and families. Complete with numerous exercises, this volume can be used by current and future helping professionals to guide singles and couples by increasing single and partner-awareness, and respect and appreciation for difference. In addition, singles and couples learn skills for effective communication and conflict resolution and ultimately how to develop and maintain healthy relationships, marriages, and families. This second edition includes updates and revisions to current chapters and also features two new chapters: one on parenting and one on same gender loving/LGBTQ"--Provided by publisher.
General note"First edition published by Routledge, 2006"--Title page verso.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2016054599
ISBN9781138193147 hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBN1138193143 hardcover ; alkaline paper
ISBN9781138193178 paperback ; alkaline paper
ISBN1138193178 paperback ; alkaline paper
ISBNelectronic book

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