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The Handbook of Feminist Family Studies demonstrates how feminist contributions to family science advance our understanding of relationships among individuals, families, and communities. Bringing together some of the most well-respected scholars in the field, the editors showcase feminist family scholarship, creating a scholarly forum for interpretation and dissemination of feminist work. The Handbook’s contributors eloquently share their passion for scholarship and practice and offer new insights about the places we call home and family. The contributions as a whole provide overviews of the most important theories, methodologies, and practices, along with concrete examples of how scholars and practitioners actually engage in “doing” feminist family studies. Key Features:Examines the influence of feminism on the family studies field, including the many ways feminism brings about a “re-visioning” ...

Chapter 13: Examining African American Female Adolescent Sexuality within Mainstream Hip Hop Culture Using a Womanist-Ecological Model of Human Development

Examining African American Female Adolescent Sexuality within Mainstream Hip Hop Culture Using a Womanist-Ecological Model of Human Development
Examining African American female adolescent sexuality within mainstream hip hop culture using a womanist-ecological model of human development

There is a growing body of research examining the influence of Hip Hop culture on African American female adolescents' sexual attitudes and behavioral outcomes. There is a need, however, to examine these phenomena systemically. We argue that social science research examining African American adolescent experiences has used theories that have been critiqued as problematic. Deviance and negative developmental outcomes historically have been the dominant foci of studies on Black family life (Bell-Scott, 1982; Few, Stephens, & Rouse-Arnett, 2003; McLoyd, 1998; Stephens, 2000). Social science researchers often continue to represent African ...

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