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The Resource Nurturing young Black males : challenges to agencies, programs, and social policy, Ronald B. Mincy, editor

Nurturing young Black males : challenges to agencies, programs, and social policy, Ronald B. Mincy, editor

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Nurturing young Black males : challenges to agencies, programs, and social policy
Title
Nurturing young Black males
Title remainder
challenges to agencies, programs, and social policy
Statement of responsibility
Ronald B. Mincy, editor
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Mincy, Ronald B
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  • African American teenage boys
  • African American men
  • African American juvenile delinquents
  • Juvenile delinquents
Label
Nurturing young Black males : challenges to agencies, programs, and social policy, Ronald B. Mincy, editor
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction / Ronald B. Mincy : Why focus on young Black males? ; Which Black males are in crisis? ; Explaining the crisis indicators -- pt. 1. Assessing needs. 2. Adolescent development / Courtland C. Lee : Adolescence as a life stage ; Impediments to the development of Black male adolescents ; African/African-American culture and adolescent Black male development ; Policy and program implications ; Conclusion -- 3. From deterrence to development: shifting the focus of youth programs for African-American males / Karen Johnson Pittman and Shepherd Zeldin : Negative assumptions about youth ; A more positive approach to youth development ; Community-based youth organizations and youth development ; Conclusions and policy recommendations -- pt. 2. Assessing responses. How professionals in community-based programs perceive and respond to the needs of Black male youth / Ronald F. Ferguson : The programs ; Conceptual framework and terminology ; How the programs do it ; Goals: performance versus growth and learning ; Disagreements and unknowns ; Recommendations -- 5. Afrocentrism and African-American male youths / Morris F.X. Jeff, Jr. : The limitations of previous efforts to help Black youths ; The history of Afrocentrism in the United States ; The theory behind Afrocentrism ; Resistance to Afrocentrism ; Application: Afrocentrism's relevance to Black youths in America ; Conclusion -- 6. Traditional youth service systems and their work with young Black males / Jane Quinn : America's youth organizations ; Current youth service efforts to reach young Black males ; Analysis of current services for young Black males ; General recommendations --
  • pt. 3. Policy context. barriers and opportunities. 7. Toward a national youth development policy for young African-American males: the choices policymakers face / Andrew B. Hahn : Defining and examining American youth policy ; Are private job training and government programs reaching the young Black men who need them? ; The role that age plays in public policy for teens ; Problems in current policy thinking ; Toward a national youth development block grant act -- 8. Conclusions and implications / Ronald B. Mincy : Needs ; Responses ; Barriers and opportunities -- Appendices : A. Funding youth development programs for young Black males: the little we know / Susan J. Wiener ; B. Examples of "nurturing" programs that serve young Black males
Control code
28798175
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 243 pages
Isbn
9780877665984
Isbn Type
(casebound : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1574718
Label
Nurturing young Black males : challenges to agencies, programs, and social policy, Ronald B. Mincy, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Introduction / Ronald B. Mincy : Why focus on young Black males? ; Which Black males are in crisis? ; Explaining the crisis indicators -- pt. 1. Assessing needs. 2. Adolescent development / Courtland C. Lee : Adolescence as a life stage ; Impediments to the development of Black male adolescents ; African/African-American culture and adolescent Black male development ; Policy and program implications ; Conclusion -- 3. From deterrence to development: shifting the focus of youth programs for African-American males / Karen Johnson Pittman and Shepherd Zeldin : Negative assumptions about youth ; A more positive approach to youth development ; Community-based youth organizations and youth development ; Conclusions and policy recommendations -- pt. 2. Assessing responses. How professionals in community-based programs perceive and respond to the needs of Black male youth / Ronald F. Ferguson : The programs ; Conceptual framework and terminology ; How the programs do it ; Goals: performance versus growth and learning ; Disagreements and unknowns ; Recommendations -- 5. Afrocentrism and African-American male youths / Morris F.X. Jeff, Jr. : The limitations of previous efforts to help Black youths ; The history of Afrocentrism in the United States ; The theory behind Afrocentrism ; Resistance to Afrocentrism ; Application: Afrocentrism's relevance to Black youths in America ; Conclusion -- 6. Traditional youth service systems and their work with young Black males / Jane Quinn : America's youth organizations ; Current youth service efforts to reach young Black males ; Analysis of current services for young Black males ; General recommendations --
  • pt. 3. Policy context. barriers and opportunities. 7. Toward a national youth development policy for young African-American males: the choices policymakers face / Andrew B. Hahn : Defining and examining American youth policy ; Are private job training and government programs reaching the young Black men who need them? ; The role that age plays in public policy for teens ; Problems in current policy thinking ; Toward a national youth development block grant act -- 8. Conclusions and implications / Ronald B. Mincy : Needs ; Responses ; Barriers and opportunities -- Appendices : A. Funding youth development programs for young Black males: the little we know / Susan J. Wiener ; B. Examples of "nurturing" programs that serve young Black males
Control code
28798175
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 243 pages
Isbn
9780877665984
Isbn Type
(casebound : alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1574718

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