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African American Fathers And Afrocentric Parenting - Factors Associated With Parenting Of Their Children

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African American Fathers And Afrocentric Parenting - Factors Associated With Parenting Of Their Children

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dc.contributor.author Roberts, Emmett R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-01T21:28:58Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-01T21:28:58Z
dc.date.issued 2010-11-01
dc.date.submitted January 2010 en_US
dc.identifier.other DISS-10773 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/5150
dc.description.abstract To provide an alternate explanation for the behavior of African American fathers in their parenting using an Afrocentric model, comparing it with the parenting behavior of the Caucasian father, who would use primarily an Eurocentric model. Using data from the National Survey of Family Growth, IV, 2002, a parenting scale was devised using specific parenting behavior that revolved around the type and frequency of interactions that the fathers had with their children, and whether the father was married, was resident with the child, neither, or both.Findings of this study uncovered many differences and similarities between the groups, namely, that marriage is a large factor in the parenting behavior of Caucasian fathers and the residential status is a large factor in the parenting behavior of African American fathers. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Pillai, Vijayan en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Social Work en_US
dc.title African American Fathers And Afrocentric Parenting - Factors Associated With Parenting Of Their Children en_US
dc.type Ph.D. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeChair Pillai, Vijayan en_US
dc.degree.department Social Work en_US
dc.degree.discipline Social Work en_US
dc.degree.grantor University of Texas at Arlington en_US
dc.degree.level doctoral en_US
dc.degree.name Ph.D. en_US

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