9780789006554

Transformations of Gender and Race : Family and Developmental Perspectives

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789006554

  • ISBN10:

    0789006553

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-12-30
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Transformations of Gender and Race will help you become a better therapist by arming you with new theories and practices that concern inclusiveness of identity, psyche, and culture in the therapy room. This book radically shifts current thinking in systemic theory and practice with individuals, children, couples, and families, giving you a fresh perspective on working with your clients of all cultural backgrounds and both genders. In Transformations of Gender and Race: Family and Developmental Perspectives, you'll discover superb contemporary thinking in cultural studies, post-colonial theory, gender theory, queer theory, and clinical and research work with numerous populations who have been overlooked and undertheorized. You'll gain a wealth of knowledge and expertise from its contributors who have been immersed in the issues they address. The chapters in Transformations of Gender and Race provide a superb, state-of-the-art bibliography of contemporary thinking in cultural studies, post-colonial theory, and clinical and research work with numerous populations who have been "overlooked and undertheorized." The new paradigms dicussed and practiced in Transformations in Gender and Race encourage cultural multiplicity, inclusiveness, and understanding. A pallete of contemporary thinking, this insightful book will guide you in: how to bring diversity into the lived experience of young children numerous theoretical paradigms couples therapy men's work and children addressing the intersections of gender, race, class, and culture in the therapy room transformations regarding race and gender the inclusiveness of feminism A wealth of expertise and sharp observation that reaches out to enrich and humanize therapy practices, Transformations of Gender and Race addresses the interactions between gender, class, race, sexual orientation, and age. Creative and in-depth, this volume articulates a perspective that connects all of these contexts of potential oppression and privilege. You will gain a deeper understanding of numerous theoretical paradigms for working with couples, individuals, and children that will improve your practice.

Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Virginia Goldner
The Dislocation of Women's Experience in Family Therapy
1(22)
Rhea V. Almeida
Child Development: Intersectionality of Race, Gender, Class, and Culture
23(26)
Rhea V. Almeida
Rosemary Woods
Theresa Messineo
Evolving Constructs of Masculinity: Interviews with Andres Nazario, Jr., William Doherty, and Roberto Font: Commentary
49(32)
Claudia Bepko
Rhea V. Almeida
Theresa Messineo
Yanella Stevenson
Traditional Norms of Masculinity
81(4)
Robert-Jay Green
Finding the Words: Instruments for a Therapy of Liberation
85(14)
Roberto Font
Ken Dolan-Del Vecchio
Rhea V. Almeida
Dialogue: Transformations of Race and Gender
99(14)
Elaine Pinderhughes
Evan Imber-Black
Lynn Parker
INTERVIEW
An Interview with Lillian Comas-Diaz, PhD
113(18)
Sukie Magraw
Index 131

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