By Madonna G. Constantine, Derald Wing Sue

ISBN-10: 0471779970

ISBN-13: 9780471779971

Discover ways to establish and strive against accidental and overt racismThis provocative e-book identifies and addresses racism in psychological health and wellbeing and academic settings, delivering confirmed innovations for overcoming this obdurate barrier to culturally efficient perform. whereas addressing overt sorts of racism, the booklet additionally explores and sensitizes practitioners to covert and unintended different types of racism which may be both harmful in denying individuals of colour entry to independent, top quality schooling and psychological health and wellbeing care.Despite the dismantling of overt racist regulations, similar to segregated education, and the implementation of guidelines aimed toward remedying racial inequities, resembling affirmative motion, racism keeps to persist in American society. Drs. Madonna Constantine and Derald Wing Sue, of the best researchers and advocates for multicultural competence, have amassed 16 thought-provoking and hard chapters at the many ways that racism can have an effect on a practitioner's interactions in psychological future health and college settings. those contributions jointly carry to the leading edge hugely charged concerns that must be mentioned, yet are too frequently hidden away.The publication is split into 4 parts:What will we find out about Racism?Racism in psychological healthiness ContextsRacism in academic SettingsEradicating Racism: destiny DirectionsFaced with the accountability of figuring out a number of oppressions and the intersections of racism with sexism, classism, and heterosexism, psychological future health practitioners and educators has to be vigilant in their own function in perpetuating racism. This accumulated paintings can help you determine varieties of racism, either inside of your self and the structures you're employed in, after which enforce options to dispose of them.

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W. (2001). Multidimensional facets of cultural competence. Counseling Psychologist, 29, 790–821. Sue, D. W. (2003). Overcoming our racism: The journey to liberation. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Sue, D. W. (2004). Whiteness and ethnocentric monoculturalism: Making the invisible visible. American Psychologist, 59, 761–769. Sue, D. W. (2005). Racism and the conspiracy of silence. Counseling Psychologist, 33, 100–114. Sue, D. , & Sue, D. (2003). Counseling the culturally diverse: Theory and practice.

1 From Whiteness to Racism Whiteness The constellation of physical features most characterized by fair or light skin color/tone. Other physical features may be considered ideal (associated with Western traits) such as blond hair, blue eyes, or elongated face. Whiteness, alone, conveys neither positive nor negative valence. + White Supremacy A doctrine of White racial superiority and non-White inferiority that justifies domination and prejudicial treatment of minority groups. It strongly conveys positive qualities to Whiteness and negative qualities to non-White groups.

1945). The concept of race. In R. ), The science of man in world crisis (pp. 38–61), New York: Columbia University Press. McIntosh, P. (2002). White privilege: Unpacking the invisible knapsack. In P. S. ), White privilege (pp. 97–101). New York: Worth. 30 WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT RACISM? Morales, A. , & Sheafor, B. W. (2004). ). Boston: Allyn & Bacon. Pettigrew, T. F. (1981). The mental health impact. In B. P. Bowser & R. G. ), Impacts of racism on White Americans (pp. 97–118). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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