Date of Award
Master of Arts in Social Sciences
A case study of the Mother's Board of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Sun Village, California was conducted using the methods of participant observation, indepth interviews and oral history. This study shows the network formed around the Mother's Board at First Missionary Baptist Church as an exemplification of recurring matrifocal netowrks in the history of the African American community.
Fuller, Avril DeNisha, "A recurrence of matrifocal networks in the African American community: A case study of the mother's board of the Black Baptist Church" (2006). Theses Digitization Project. 3509.