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The Adult Life Cycle of Poor African American Fathers

Author: Rasheed, Janice Matthews
Author Background:
Date 1998
Type Journal
Journal Title: Journal-of-Human-Behavior-in-the-Social-Environment
Volume/Pages 1(2-3) 265-280
Subject Matter African American, Males
Abstract Presents qualitative findings of a 4-year study of 150 poor, urban adult African American men who are noncustodial fathers. Data collection methods included focus groups, case study research, documentary review, & participant observation. Using social constructionist & ecological frameworks, issues of individual personality & family development are explored, & implications for micro & macro social work practice are discussed. 36 References. Adapted from the source document