By Shirley A. Hill
In the context of transforming into variety, Shirley A. Hill examines the paintings mom and dad do in elevating their childrens. in response to interviews and survey info, African American Children comprises blacks of assorted social sessions in addition to a comparative pattern of whites. It covers significant parts of kid socialization: educating values, self-discipline techniques, gender socialization, racial socialization, prolonged households -- displaying how either race and sophistication make a distinction, and emphasizing styles that problem current study that perspectives black households as a monolithic crew.
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T h o s e w h o have argued Caste, Class, and Culture 27 that families did not exist during slavery may be narrowly defining the concept o f family in terms o f the Eurocentric model o f a married couple living together with their children. T h e extent to which this type o f family existed continues to be debated; some scholars (Gutman, 1 9 7 6 ; J o n e s , 1 9 8 5 ) have found extensive evidence that two-parent families and at least a m o d i c u m o f family stability were the n o r m , while others (Davis, 1 9 8 1 ) have argued that slaves rarely achieved nuclear families.
Little has been written explicitly about child rearing during slavery, but available evidence suggests that black parents, within the boundaries and limitations o f the system imposed upon them, attempted t o nurture and train their children. N e x t , I review studies that began to emerge in the 1 9 0 0 s on the importance o f social class in shaping child-rearing work. After slavery had ended, many blacks, especially those in the South, still endured a racial caste system that made family life difficult.
5 million children under the age o f 18 living in the United States in 1 9 9 5 (Hernandez, 1 9 9 7 ) . T h e i r high representation in the general population is accounted for mostly by a generally younger black population and differences in the timing o f childbirth. T h e value African Americans place on children and the c o m m o n myth that single, welfare-dependent mothers tend to have numerous children, however, often lead to the erroneous conclusion that black w o m e n have much higher rates o f fertility than do white w o m e n .
African American Children: Socialization and Development in Families by Shirley A. Hill