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Long march ahead [electronic resource] : African American churches and public policy in post-civil rights America / edited by R. Drew Smith.

Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (251 p.)
Series:
Public influences of African American churches ; v. 2.
The public influences of African American churches ; v. 2
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Subjects:
African American churches -- History -- 20th century.
Christianity and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Ten essayists discuss the black church's public activism on natioonal policy issues in the post Civil Rights period, focusing on issues such as health care, affirmative action, welfare reform, and public education.
Contents:
Assessing the public policy practices of African American churches / R. Drew Smith
African American churches, affirmative action, and the campaign against the one Florida plan / Barbara Dianne Savage
The role of African American churches in crafting the 1996 welfare reform policy / Megan E. McLaughlin
Contestant, advocate, implementer : social services and the policy roles of African American churches / Michael Leo Owens
Service provider or policymaker? : Black churches and the health of African Americans / Cathy J. Cohen
African American churches and reproductive health rights / Emilie M. Townes
African American clergy and urban school reform / Desiree Pedescleaux
End of a miracle? : crime, faith, and partnership in Boston in the 1990s / Christopher Winship
African American churches and the evolution of antiapartheid activism / Columba Aham Nnorum.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 12. Dez 2020)
Contributor:
Smith, R. Drew, 1956-
ISBN:
0-8223-8625-9
OCLC:
220950293
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822386254 doi