Microaggressions and Marginality : Manifestation, Dynamics, and Impact

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  • Copyright: 2010-08-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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A landmark volume exploring covert bias, prejudice, and discrimination with hopeful solutions for their eventual dissolutionExploring the psychological dynamics of unconscious and unintentional expressions of bias and prejudice toward socially devalued groups, Microaggressions and Marginality: Manifestation, Dynamics, and Impact takes an unflinching look at the numerous manifestations of these subtle biases. It thoroughly deals with the harm engendered by everyday prejudice and discrimination, as well as the concept of microaggressions beyond that of race and expressions of racism.Edited by a nationally renowned expert in the field of multicultural counseling and ethnic and minority issues, this book features contributions by notable experts presenting original research and scholarly works on a broad spectrum of groups in our society who have traditionally been marginalized and disempowered.The definitive source on this topic, Microaggressions and Marginality features:In-depth chapters on microaggressions towards racial/ethnic, international/cultural, gender, LGBT, religious, social, and disabled groupsChapters on racial/ethnic microaggressions devoted to specific populations including African Americans, Latino/Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, indigenous populations, and biracial/multiracial peopleA look at what society must do if it is to reduce prejudice and discrimination directed at these groupsDiscussion of the common dynamics of covert and unintentional biasesCoping strategies enabling targets to survive such onslaughtsTimely and thought-provoking, Microaggressions and Marginality is essential reading for any professional dealing with diversity at any level, offering guidance for facing and opposing microaggressions in today's society.

Table of Contents

About the Editor
About the Contributors
Microaggressions and Marginality
Microaggressions, Marginality and Oppression: An Introduction
Racial/Ethnic Manifestation of Microaggressions
Black Undergraduates' Experience with Perceived Racial Microaggressions in Predominantly White Colleges and Universities
Microaggressions and the Life Experience of Latina/o Americans
Racial Microaggressions Directed at Asian Americans: Modern Forms of Prejudice and Discrimination
The Context of Racial Microaggressions against Indigenous Peoples: Same Old Racism or Something New?
Multiracial Microaggressions: Exposing Monoracism in Everyday Life and Clinical Practice
Microaggressions and the Pipeline for Scholars of Color
Other Socially Devalued Group Microaggressions: International/Cultural, Sexual Orientation and Transgender, Disability, Class and Religious
Microaggressions Experienced by International Students Attending U. S. Institutions of Higher Education
The Manifestation of Gender Microaggressions
Sexual Orientation and Transgender Microaggressions: Implications for Mental Health and Counseling
Microaggressive Experiences of People with Disabilities
Class Dismissed: Making the Case for the Study of Classist Microaggressions
Religious Microaggressions in the United States: Mental Health Implications for Religious Minority Groups
Microaggression Research
Microaggression Research: Methodological Review and Recommendations
Author Biographies
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