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African American Psychology : From Africa to America

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2nd
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9781412965552

ISBN10:
1412965551
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/15/2009
Publisher(s):
SAGE Publications, Inc
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Summary

With emphasis on the importance of culture in understanding behaviour, this book provides accessible descriptions of concepts and research specifically relevant to African American culture.New to the Second Edition:- Updated literature and research, updated chapter-opening news stories, and updated descriptive and demographic information.- A new Critical Analyses section in each chapter that present the authors' critical perspective on the work presented within the chapter.- A new chapter on Race and Racism- A new chapter on Careers, Vocations, and Employment- An expansion of the chapter on aggression, violence, and crime to contrast that material with pro-social behavior such as volunteerism and philanthropy.- A "Conclusions and Future Directions" chapter ends the text, offering directions for students' future research.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to African American Psychology
Introduction, Definition, and Conceptual Frameworks
Historical Perspective on the Psychological Study of African Americans
Self-Determination
Status of African American Psychology Today
Methodological and Research Issues
Critical Analysis
Summary
Africentric Psychology
Introduction to the Africentric Worldview and Historical Framework
African American Psychologists and Africentric Psychology
African Philosophy
Africentric Research With African Americans
Methodological and Research Issues
Empirically Based Practices in Africentric Psychology
Critical Analysis
Summary
Self-Attributes and Identity
Introductions, Definitions, and Conceptual Framework
Self-Concept among African Americans
Identity: Development and Change
Models of Racial Identity
Sexual Identity
Multidimensional Model of Racial Identity
Acculturation, Racial Socialization, and Gender Roles
Methodological and Research Issues
Promising and Empirically Supported Practices for Increasing Positive Self-Attributes
Critical Analysis
Summary
Race and Racism
Introduction, Definitions, and Historical Overview
Types of Racism
Consequences of Racism
Coping With Racism
Methodological and Research Issues
Evidence-Based Practices for Reducing Racism
Critical Analysis
Summary
Kinship and Family
Definitions and Historical Background on African American Families
African American Family Structure
What Does the African American Family Look Like?
Strengths, Coping, and Parenting Patterns
Impact of Oppression and Discriminatory Policies on African American Families
Methodological and Research Issues
Evidence-Based Practices for Strengthening African American Families
Critical Analysis
Summary
Educational Systems
Introduction and Overview
Developmental Perspectives on the Educational Experiences of African Americans
Culture in Education
Methodological and Research Issues
Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Educational Outcomes
Critical Analysis
Summary
Neighborhoods and Communities
Introduction and Overview
Demographic and Historical Perspectives on the African American Community
Theoretical Perspectives on Communities
Research on African American Communities
Methodological and Research Issues
Evidence-Based Practice and Policy for Community and Neighborhood Improvement
Critical Analysis
Summary
Interpersonal and Close Relationships
Introduction, Definitions, and Historical Perspectives
Friendships and Peer Relationships
Romantic Relationships
Interpersonal Attraction
Interracial Attitudes, Friendships, and Relationships
Gay and Lesbian Relationships
Methodological and Research Issues
Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Relationships
Critical Analysis
Summary
Cognition, Learning, and Language
Introduction, Definitions, and Historical Framework
Cognitive Styles
Learning Styles
Language
Methodological and Research Issues
Promising Practices for Increasing Cognitive and Language Skills
Critical Analysis
Summary
Religion and Spirituality
Introduction, Definitions, and Background
Historical Influences
Contemporary African American Churches
Spirituality, Religion, and Well-Being
Contemporary Topics
Methodological and Research Issues
Empirically Based Practices Using Religion and Spirituality
Critical Analysis
Summary
Life Span Development
Introduction and Definitions
Demographics
Theoretical Perspectives on the Development of African Americans
Research on the Development of African Americans
Methodological and Research Issues
Best Practices for Improving Developmental Outcomes
Critical Analysis
Summary
Health, Illness, and Disability
Introduction and Definitions
Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, and Health Care Utilization
Health Disparities
Models of Health and Illness Behaviors
Selected Health and Illness Conditions Among African Americans
Methodological and Research Issues in Studying Health and Illness Among African Americans
Evidence-Based Practices for Reducing Morbidity and Mortality
Critical Analysis
Summary
Psychosocial Adaptation and Mental Health
Introduction and Definitions
Theoretical Perspectives and Conceptualizations of Psycholigical Dysfunction Among African Americans
Research Perspectives on African American Mental Health Data
Methodological and Research Issues
Evidence-Based Practices for Improving Mental Health Outcomes
Critical Analysis
Summary
Drugs Use and Abuse
Introductions, Definitions, and Historical Perspectives
Current Drug Use Among African Americans
Causes and Consequences of Drug Use
Methodological and Research Issues
Evidence-Based Practices for Preventing and Treating Drug Use
Critical Analysis
Summary
Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior
Introduction
Prosocial Behavior: Definitions and Historical Foundations
Selected Topics in Prosocial Behavior
Definition and Conceptial Framework: Aggression
Theories of Aggression and Violence
Community and Youth Violence
Violence Against Women
Methodological and Research Issues
Best Practices for Increasing Prosocial Behavior and Decreasing Antisocial Behavior
Critical Analysis
Summary
Careers, Vocations, and Employment
Introduction, Definitions, and Historical Overview
Employment and Income
Work, Employment, and Culture
Vocations and Careers
African Americans in the Workplace
Methodological and Research Issues
Best Practices for Improving Vocations and Employment
Critical Analysis
Summary
Concluding Note
References
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Authors
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