Rethinking Black motherhood and drug addictions: counternarratives of Black family resilience

"These people are suffering": help versus incarceration -- Tools for understanding drug addiction and black mothers' standpoint -- Origin of the crack ho': Mammies, Jezebels, controlled images, and prosecution of addiction -- "From suga to shit": the drug business and d...

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Published in:Black studies & critical thinking
Main Author: Tivis, Tierra B.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York Bern Frankfurt Berlin Brussels Vienna Oxford Warsaw Peter Lang [2018]
In:Black studies & critical thinking
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Summary:"These people are suffering": help versus incarceration -- Tools for understanding drug addiction and black mothers' standpoint -- Origin of the crack ho': Mammies, Jezebels, controlled images, and prosecution of addiction -- "From suga to shit": the drug business and destruction of black communities -- More about the mothers, research practice, black motherhood and addiction -- "I had help": kinship, drug addictions, and black family resilience -- "Wasn' no junkie, I was a workin' addict--it's a difference": self- definition of black mothers' roles and responsibilities -- Crack baby aftermath and navigating educational institutions -- "I was just cryin' out to God": recovery and the spirituality of struggle
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xiii, 212 Seiten 23 cm
ISBN:9781433135033
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