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Handbook of Race-Ethnicity and Gender in Psychology

Miville, Marie L., Ferguson, Angela D. (Eds.)

2014, XII, 412 p. 5 illus.

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  • Only book to focus on race-ethnicity and gender in psychology
  • Enhances current multicultural literature
  • “Next-generation” approach to diverse mental health issues
  • Addresses needs of underserved and marginalized populations
  • Appeals to early career professionals and professionals-in-training who are disenchanted with current unidimensional approaches
  • Enhances expertise of mid-career and senior professionals

We each have multiple identities that have varying degrees of importance. But when identity comes with a history of second-class citizenship, its psychological and social impact can be felt in all aspects of life, especially if more than one identity carries these experiences.

The Handbook of Race-Ethnicity and Gender in Psychology gives clinicians up-to-date findings on its subject and guidelines for incorporating this knowledge into effective practice. Contributors apply intersectional models of diversity to clinical topics (the therapeutic relationship, assessment), social experience (families, spirituality), life-course concerns (education, career development, education, aging), and social justice issues (immigration, crime and correctional interventions). Through these many contexts, practitioners are given more accurate and responsive ways of providing services to a wider range of diverse clients. Included in the Handbook

  • Intersections of race-ethnicity, gender, and sexual minority communities.
  • Poverty at the intersections: Implications for socially just community-based practice.
  • Exploring the intersection of parenting, ethnicity, race, and gender in the deconstruction of the nuclear family archetype.
  • A multiple-identity approach to leadership development.
  • Eating disorders and body image among women and men of color.
  • Domestic violence: What every multicultural clinician should know.

The Handbook of Race-Ethnicity and Gender in Psychology is a crucial skill-building reference for professional psychologists (e.g., clinical psychologists, counseling psychologists, school psychologists) and other mental health practitioners, including counselors and social workers. It should also interest academic psychologists, including social and community psychologists, educators, women’s studies professionals, and higher education administrators.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » body image - career development - domestic violence - eating disorders - gender in counseling - gender in higher education - gender in psychology - identity development - immigration and human rights - men of color - multicultural clinicians - multiple identity approach to leadership - nuclear family archetype - organizational dynamics - race-ethnicity - religion and spirituality - sexual minority communities - social roles - women of color

Related subjects » Personality & Social Psychology - Social Sciences

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