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African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community

Social Services Policy and Practice Interventions
  • By Judith L Rozie-Battle
$32.95
Become a more effective social worker with this outstanding volume on inner-city urban youth

African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community: Social Services Policy and Practice Interventions examines contemporary issues confronting African-American youth. It highlights key areas such as health, education, the criminal justice system, and youth development strategies. An essential overview of the status of urban African-American youth for students, professionals working with this important population, and policymakers, this vital book proposes policy and programming considerations for today and for the future.

African-American Adolescents in the Urban Community is a one-stop view of:
  • ways to help African-American youth experience responsibility and community involvement
  • health concerns of this population, including teen pregnancy, alcohol and drug addiction, and limited access to health care
  • the challenges that lie ahead for African-American girls, including crime, poverty, poor self-esteem, and peer pressure
  • ways to help teenage fathers meet their financial and emotional obligations to their families
  • police and prosecutorial policies that need to be examined and challenged to end the perception of a racially unjust system
  • and much more

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780789017154
    • Manufacturer: Taylor And Francis / Routledge
    • Author: Judith L Rozie-Battle
    • ISBN 13: 9780789017154
    • Publication Date: 12/03/2002
    • Format: Paperback
    • Width: 5.90 inches
    • Height: 0.30 inches
    • Length: 8.90 inches
    • Weight: 0.35 pounds
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