AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILIES (DV)
2017 Fall Term
African American Studies 392
This course will survey the historical development of the African-American Family from Africa to modern times. Significant events (e.g., the slave trade, slavery, and migration) will be scrutinized in order to ascertain their role in shaping the contemporary Black Family life. Other important social and economic forces will be illuminated to assess their impact. The latest body of literature, models, paradigms, hypotheses, and statistical findings will be critically examined to enhance understanding of modern day Black Family premarital and marital relations, adaptive patterns, and dislocations.
Other Requirements: PREREQ: 3 UNITS OF SOCIOLOGY OR 3 UNITS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
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