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dc.contributor.advisorEdwards, Norrell
dc.contributor.authorGebre-Egziabher, Meron
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-15T21:01:34Z
dc.date.available2019-02-15T21:01:34Z
dc.date.issued2019-02-15
dc.identifierhttps://doi.org/10.13016/u1ox-8vfb
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/21776
dc.descriptionWinner of the 2019 Library Award for Undergraduate Research
dc.description.abstractThis paper discusses the demolition of the black nuclear family through three different eras of American history including slavery, the great migration, and the current era of mass incarceration caused by the war on drugs and war on crime initiatives from the late 20th century. It aims to explore the many ways that preexisting systems of oppression in America have made it difficult for black families to obtain the ideal family structure and create a stable foundation for their children.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectAfrican Americanen_US
dc.subjectNuclear Familyen_US
dc.subjectThe Great Migrationen_US
dc.subjectSlaveryen_US
dc.subjectWar on Drugsen_US
dc.subjectWar on Crimeen_US
dc.subjectMass Incarcerationen_US
dc.titleDismantling of the African American Nuclear Familyen_US
dc.typeResearch Paperen_US
dc.relation.isAvailableAtDigital Repository at the University of Maryland
dc.relation.isAvailableAtUniversity of Maryland (College Park, Md)
dc.contributor.departmentEnglishen_US


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