This is a ground breaking and long overdue book that proposes a variety of innovative and practical strategies to address relevant issues for African American men in micro-practice approaches, such as individual, couple, family, and group treatment issues as well as macropractice approaches, such as policy formulation, program development, and community practice. This well documented book is informed by the authors’ years of qualitative research and their considerable years of clinical experience with African American men.
Chapter 8: Policy Issues of Low-Income African American Men
The history of social welfare policy in the United States has been one of benign neglect with respect to low-income men. The benign neglect of this group of men has reduced them to psychological, economic, and social impotence. That African American men in the inner city are disproportionately represented among ...