The Helping Tradition in the Black Family and Community

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The Helping Tradition in the Black Family and Community

By: Joanne M. Martin, Elmer P. Martin

Publication date: 2016
ISBN: 978-0-87101-497-9
Categories: Diversity

Readers will learn the evolution of the helping tradition from traditional Africa to slavery in the United States, among free blacks, through Reconstruction, and into rural and urban states. Spread through fictive kinship and religious consciousness, the tradition incorporated mutual aid, social-class cooperation, male-female equality, and prosocial behavior in children.

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Readers will learn the evolution of the helping tradition from traditional Africa to slavery in the United States, among free blacks, through Reconstruction, and into rural and urban states. Spread through fictive kinship and religious consciousness, the tradition incorporated mutual aid, social-class cooperation, male-female equality, and prosocial behavior in children.

Language: English
Publisher: NASW Press
Edition: 1
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