Microaggressions in Everyday Life : Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-03-08
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Written by bestselling author Derald Wing Sue, Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation is a first-of-its-kind guide on the subject of microaggressions. This book insightfully looks at the various kinds of microaggressions and their psychological effects on both perpetrators and their targets. Thought provoking and timely, Dr. Sue suggests realistic and optimistic guidance for combating-and ending-microaggressions in our society. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Derald Wing Sue, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, and he also holds a joint appointment with the School of Social Work. Coauthor of the bestselling Counseling the Culturally Diverse, Fifth Edition, he is one of the most cited multicultural scholars in the United States.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
About the Authorp. xxiii
Psychological Manifestation and Dynamics of Microaggressions
The Manifestation of Racial, Gender, and Sexual-Orientation Microaggressionsp. 3
Taxonomy of Microaggressionsp. 21
The Psychological Dilemmas and Dynamics of Microaggressionsp. 42
Microaggressive Impact On Targets and Perpetrators
The Microaggression Process Model: From Beginning to Endp. 65
Microaggressive Stress: Impact on Physical and Mental Healthp. 87
Microaggressive Perpetrators and Oppression: The Nature of the Beastp. 110
Group-Specific Microaggressions: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation
Racial/Ethnic Microaggressions and Racismp. 137
Gender Microaggressions and Sexismp. 160
Sexual-Orientation Microaggressions and Heterosexismp. 184
Microaggressions in Employment, Education, and Mental Health Practice
Microaggressive Impact in the Workplace and Employmentp. 209
Microaggressive Impact on Education and Teaching: Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race in the Classroomp. 231
Microaggressive Impact on Mental Health Practicep. 255
Referencesp. 281
Indexp. 311
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