Black Appalachian Families

Publication Year:
1983

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Repository URL:
https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol10/iss2/13
Author(s):
Cox, Arthur J.
Tags:
Race and Ethnicity; Rural Sociology; Social Work
article description
The black family in America has been subjected to social change more than the family of any other racial or ethnic group. An overview of its adjustment through successive crises of African transplantation, slavery, sudden emancipation, migration to cities and the vicissitudes of second-class citizenship help in understanding the black family's contemporary forms. The black family of Appalachia faces yet another problem - (INVISIBILITY)