9780205392643

Even the Rat Was White A Historical View of Psychology (Allyn & Bacon Classics Edition)

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    9780205392643

  • ISBN10:

    0205392644

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/28/2003
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Even The Rat Was Whiteviews history from all perspectives in the quest for historical accuracy. Histories and other background materials are presented in detail concerning early African-American psychologists and their scientific contributions, as well as their problems, views, and concerns of the field of social psychology. Archival documents that are not often found in mainstream resources are uncovered through the use of journals and magazines, such as the Journal of Black Psychology, the Journal of Negro Education, and Crisis.The historical role of African-Americans in psychology.History of Psychology, Psychology of Prejudice.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Preface to the Second Edition xiii
Preface to the First Edition xix
PART I Psychology and Racial Differences
1(110)
1 "The Noble Savage" and Science
3(31)
Religious Views
7(1)
Philosophical and Scientific Views
8(1)
The Noble Savage View
8 (1)
Smithsonian Institution
8 (1)
Skin Color Measurement
9 (7)
Hair Texture Measurements
16 (5)
Measuring Hair Color
21 (1)
Measuring Thickness of Lips
22(1)
Anthropometry and Blacks
22(3)
Defining Racial Differences
25(3)
Classification of Black-White Mixtures
28(1)
Cultural Anthropologists
28 (1)
Early Black Anthropologists
29 (1)
"No Scientific Basis for Discrimination"
30 (1)
Notes
30 (4)
2 Brass Instruments and Dark Skins
34 (21)
Ethnical Psychology
35 (2)
Racial Designations
37 (4)
Literary and Philosophical Biases
41 (1)
Nativism: Themes o f Racial Differences
42(4)
American Psychology and Racial Investigation
46(3)
Archives of Psychology and Racial Studies
49(3)
Notes
52 (3)
3 Psychometric Scientism
55 (33)
How Significant Are Significant Differences?
56(1)
Mental Tests
57 (3)
Stanford-Binet Revisions
60 (1)
Lewis Terman
61 (2)
Black-White Mental Testing
63 (2)
Child to Adult and Individual to Mass Testing
65(4)
Postwar Psychological Measurements
69(1)
The United States Indian Schools
70 (1)
Mexican Americans and IQ Testing
71(2)
The Mulatto Hypotheses
73 (2)
Reactions of Black Scholars and Communities
75(3)
Black Graduate Students Respond
78 (2)
Intelligence Testing and the Courts
80 (1)
Wechsler-Bellevue Scale
80 (1)
Personality Testing of Minority Groups
81 (2)
Race Studies and Anti-Semitism
83 (1)
Notes
83 (5)
4 Psychology and Race
88 (23)
Suspicious Statistical Shenanigans
89 (3)
White Rats and Mazes
92 (1)
Psychology and Eugenics
93 (2)
Carnegie Station for Experimental Evolution
95(3)
Applied Eugenics and Euthenics
98 (2)
Findings of the Research Committee
100 (1)
Sterilization Laws
101 (2)
"Degenerate" Families
103 (1)
Eurocentrism: Cycle of Scientific Racism
104 (3)
The Pioneer Fund
107 (1)
Black Americans and Psychology
108 (1)
Notes
108 (3)
PART II Psychology and Psychologists
111(122)
5 The Psychology of Survival and Education
113(22)
The Psychology of Survival
114 (1)
Identifiction with the Slave Master
115 (1)
Flight and Escape Reactions
115 (3)
Aggressive Reactions
118 (2)
The Emergence of Black Colleges
120 (3)
Teaching Psychology in Black Colleges: Similarities, Not Differences
123 (5)
Library and Research Facilities in Black Colleges
128(4)
Notes
132(3)
6 Black Psychologists: Training, Employment, and Organizations
135 (20)
Philanthropic Foundations
137 (3)
Employment in the Black College
140 (2)
Black Psychologists Organize
142 (7)
Toward a Black Psychology
149 (2)
Toward Traditional Psychology
151 (1)
Notes
152 (3)
7 Production of Black Psychologists in America
155(59)
Notes
213 (1)
8 Francis Cecil Sumner:
Father of Black American Psychologists
214(16)
Notes
230 (3)
PART III Conclusion
233
9 The Past Is Prologue
235 (8)
The Myth of Mental Measurement
236 (1)
Psychology and Politics
237 (1)
Old Wine, New Bottles
238 (1)
The Bell Curve: 'Round and 'Round We Go
238(2)
Notes
240 (3)
Appendix A: Statement on Racial Psychology by The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI), 1938
243(2)
Appendix B: List of Respondents to the 1930 Questionnaire Concerning the Validity of the Mulatto Hypotheses (Chapter 3)
245 (3)
Appendix C: Miscegenation Laws in the United States
248(1)
Appendix D: Application to Howard University in 1872 for a Professorship in Chemistry from G. Stanley Hall
249(2)
Appendix E: Psychology Instructors at Howard University, 1867-1940
251(1)
Appendix F: Master Degree Graduates in Psychology, Howard University, 1927-1950
252(2)
Appendix G Selected Bibliography of Psychological Studies, 1920-1946
254(5)
Bibliography
259(12)
Name Index
271(6)
Subject Index
277

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