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Racial and Ethnic Differences in Extended Family, Friendship, Fictive Kin, and Congregational Informal Support Networks

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Taylor,Robert Joseph (Author), Chatters,Linda M. (Author), Woodward,Amanda Toler (Author), Brown,Edna (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Oct 2013
Published:
Malden, MA: Wiley Publishing
ISBN:
0197-6664
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, African Americans, Caribbean people, Social Networks, Racial differences, Friendship, Extended Family, Congregations, Support networks
Notes:
Examines differences in kin and nonkin networks among African Americans, Caribbean Blacks (Black Caribbeans), and non-Hispanic Whites. Data are taken from the National Survey of American Life, a nationally representative study of African Americans, Black Caribbeans, and non-Hispanic Whites. Selected measures of informal support from family, friendship, fictive kin, and congregation/church networks were utilized.