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A Multi-Decade Look at Black Female/White Male Interracial Marriages

Abstract The number of interracial marriages and multiracial individuals continues to increase rapidly in the United States (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010). Black Female (BF) /White Male (WM) marriages are increasing, but not as quickly as other interracial marriages (Wang, 2012) leaving this population void in social science literature available to social workers. Consequently, there is a lack of information available to understand factors that contribute to these couple identities and how they navigate in the monoracialized systems they encounter. This qualitative study explored how BF/WM partners married in different generational cohorts experience and navigate race and identity as a couple through video recorded interviews where couples shared their ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Crudup, Chandra (Author) / Jackson, Kelly F (Advisor) / Gerdes, Karen (Committee member) / Guevarra Jr., Rudy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social work / Black Female/White Male / cultural competence / interracial marriage / multi-decade / social work / videography
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 133 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Social Work 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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