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Waldo E. Johnson

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195314366

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.001.0001

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From Shortys to Old Heads

From Shortys to Old Heads

Contemporary Social Trajectories of African American Males Across the Life Course

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(p.3) 1 From Shortys to Old Heads
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Social Work With African American Males
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Waldo E. Johnson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0001

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of early studies on the social status of African American men. It identifies the psychosocial, physical and mental health challenges faced by African American men. It lays out the purpose of the book, which is to provide readers with theoretical and conceptual insights supported by empirical data on the African American male experience in dimensions heretofore only addressed in the limited scope of papers, seminar discussions, and workshops. An overview of the subsequent chapters is presented.

Keywords:   African American males, African American men, blacks, social status, mental health

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