This one-of-a kind book challenges the current thinking about black girls to show how America has failed themaand what can be done to make their lives better. ac Provides the first research work on this topic ac Covers health (physical, mental, and sexual), education, crime/criminal justice, and parenting as they affect black teen girls and adolescents ac Features contributors from a broad range of fields, including psychology, biology, criminal justice, sociology, spirituality, law, medicine, and popular culture ac Examines characteristics of at-risk girls and the lure of the qbad girlq image ac Clarifies what parents/mentors and others can do to help these girls and teens live happy, healthy, more rewarding livesAccessed on 11/10/2013 at www.cdc .gov/std/HPV/HPV-oral-factsheet-nov-2013. pdf CDC. (n.d.-b). A guide to taking a sexual history. [CDC Publication 99-8445]. Accessed on 3/10/2014 at http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/SexualHistory.pdfanbsp;...
|Title||:||Black Girls and Adolescents: Facing the Challenges|
|Author||:||Catherine Fisher Collins|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2015-03-03|