The Resource I didn't work this hard just to get married : successful single black women speak out, Nika C. Beamon, (electronic resource)

I didn't work this hard just to get married : successful single black women speak out, Nika C. Beamon, (electronic resource)

Label
I didn't work this hard just to get married : successful single black women speak out
Title
I didn't work this hard just to get married
Title remainder
successful single black women speak out
Statement of responsibility
Nika C. Beamon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through lively and revealing interviews with women from various walks of life, this account speaks directly to the single black woman's experience, addressing unique challenges such as income discrepancies between genders, the high rate of male incarceration, and the ""Baby Mama Syndrome."" Women discuss the false expectations they face from men, from families, and from friends as well as reevaluate dating, single home ownership, career choices, having children?or not?and caring for aged parents. Their conclusion: singlehood, whether temporary or perm
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Beamon, Nika C
Dewey number
  • 305.8896
  • 306.81/53092396073
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ800.2
LC item number
.B42 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single women
  • African American single people
  • African American women
  • Single mothers
Label
I didn't work this hard just to get married : successful single black women speak out, Nika C. Beamon, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by Dr. Bella DePaulo; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Single and Defying Expectations; Part One: Single in the Spotlight; 1 Livin' Single With Actress and Comedienne Kim Coles; 2 Princess Charming With Author Deborah Gregory; 3 SSIC: Single Sistah in Charge With Executive Susan Chapman; Part Two: Mother May I: Single Mothers Ruling the Roost; 4 The Enjoli Woman Is Dead With Single Mother Jackie DeVaughn; 5 I Can Do Bad by Myself With Single Mother and Student Pamela Harris; 6 Baby Mama, No Drama With Mother and "Father" Lisa Parker
  • Part Three: Sex and the Single Sistah: Dating In and Out of the Race7 Walking the Single's Beat With Media Professional Kiada Moragne; 8 Not All Black Women Are Angry With Attorney and Professor Shenequa Grey; 9 Even a Broken Clock Is Right Twice a Day With Movie Producer Effie T. Brown; Part Four: Rewriting the Fairy Tale; 10 Happily Ever After? With Publisher, Literary Agent, and Book Distributor Nancey Flowers; 11 Singular Sensation With Interior Designer Sheila Bridges; 12 Being Single Is Just Another Option With Technology Entrepreneur JC Lamkin
  • Part Five: Over Thirty-five but Not Ready to Settle13 Captain in a Solo Army With Army Captain Gwyneth Bradshaw; 14 Solo Flyer With TV Producer Catherine McKenzie; 15 Rewriting the Rules of Single Life With Technical Writer Lacy Lewis; Part Six: Divinely Single; 16 Single According to God's Plan With Business Owner Camille Young; 17 Single and Refusing to Settle With Nonprofit Chairperson Sidney Morris; Part Seven: Musings on Single Life; 18 Alone, Not Lonely I Know That I Will Never Disappoint Myself; 19 Suddenly Single The Social Pressures on Single Sistahs
  • 20 Salvation for Single Sistahs? Is Marriage All It's Cracked Up to Be?21 Lone Warriors Single Black Women Fight for a Brighter Future; Notes; About the Author; More Books from Lawrence Hill Books
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (208 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781569763537
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000822403
  • (EBL)473658
  • (OCoLC)535916375
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC473658
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000822403
Label
I didn't work this hard just to get married : successful single black women speak out, Nika C. Beamon, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Contents
  • Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by Dr. Bella DePaulo; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Single and Defying Expectations; Part One: Single in the Spotlight; 1 Livin' Single With Actress and Comedienne Kim Coles; 2 Princess Charming With Author Deborah Gregory; 3 SSIC: Single Sistah in Charge With Executive Susan Chapman; Part Two: Mother May I: Single Mothers Ruling the Roost; 4 The Enjoli Woman Is Dead With Single Mother Jackie DeVaughn; 5 I Can Do Bad by Myself With Single Mother and Student Pamela Harris; 6 Baby Mama, No Drama With Mother and "Father" Lisa Parker
  • Part Three: Sex and the Single Sistah: Dating In and Out of the Race7 Walking the Single's Beat With Media Professional Kiada Moragne; 8 Not All Black Women Are Angry With Attorney and Professor Shenequa Grey; 9 Even a Broken Clock Is Right Twice a Day With Movie Producer Effie T. Brown; Part Four: Rewriting the Fairy Tale; 10 Happily Ever After? With Publisher, Literary Agent, and Book Distributor Nancey Flowers; 11 Singular Sensation With Interior Designer Sheila Bridges; 12 Being Single Is Just Another Option With Technology Entrepreneur JC Lamkin
  • Part Five: Over Thirty-five but Not Ready to Settle13 Captain in a Solo Army With Army Captain Gwyneth Bradshaw; 14 Solo Flyer With TV Producer Catherine McKenzie; 15 Rewriting the Rules of Single Life With Technical Writer Lacy Lewis; Part Six: Divinely Single; 16 Single According to God's Plan With Business Owner Camille Young; 17 Single and Refusing to Settle With Nonprofit Chairperson Sidney Morris; Part Seven: Musings on Single Life; 18 Alone, Not Lonely I Know That I Will Never Disappoint Myself; 19 Suddenly Single The Social Pressures on Single Sistahs
  • 20 Salvation for Single Sistahs? Is Marriage All It's Cracked Up to Be?21 Lone Warriors Single Black Women Fight for a Brighter Future; Notes; About the Author; More Books from Lawrence Hill Books
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (208 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781569763537
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000822403
  • (EBL)473658
  • (OCoLC)535916375
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC473658
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000822403

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