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Author Haight, Wendy L., 1958-

Title African-American children at church : a sociocultural perspective / Wendy L. Haight
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 228 pages)
Contents Part I. Overview: Introduction -- The African-American church and the socialization of children's resiliency -- Research strategy -- Part II. Patterns of socialization and participation: African-Americans in Salt Lake City: a historical and social overview -- The teachers -- Adults' perspectives on spiritual socialization -- Narratives related during Sunday School -- Socialization and participation through storytelling -- Adult-child verbal conflicts -- Other contexts for socialization and participation -- Part III. Relationships of research and practice: The computer club: implications of research for practice -- Enhancing university students' understanding and appreciation of cultural diversity: implications of practice for research -- Part IV. Conclusion: Some final points
Summary "African-American Children at Church provides a rich description of child rearing in a Black community in the western United States. Based upon an extensive, naturalistic study of adult-child interaction, the book describes the beliefs and child-rearing practices of successful African-American adults, focusing on the role of religion in children's development."--Ebook Library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-217) and index
Subject African American children -- Religious life.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001025952
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