Handbook Of African American Psychology by Helen A. Helen A. NevilleHandbook Of African American Psychology by Helen A. Helen A. Neville

Handbook Of African American Psychology

byHelen A. Helen A. Neville, Brendesha M. Brendesha M. TynesEditorShawn O. Shawn O. Utsey

Paperback | November 12, 2008

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The Handbook of African American Psychology provides a comprehensive guide to current developments in African American psychology. It presents theoretical, empirical, and practical issues that are foundational to African American psychology. It synthesizes the debates in the field and research designed to understand the psychological, cognitive, and behavioral development of African Americans.

The breadth and depth of the coverage in this handbook offers both foundational material and current developments. Although similar topics will be covered in this text that are included in other works, this will be the only work in which experts in the field write on contemporary debates related to these topics. Moreover, the proposed text incorporates other issues that are typically not covered in related books. The contributing authors also identify gaps in the literature and point to future directions in research, training, and practice.

Key Features:

  • Contains the writings of renowned editors and contributors: The most well-respected and accomplished editors and authors in the area of African American psychology, and psychology in general, have come together to lend their expert analysis of issues and research in this field.
  • Designed for course use: With a consistent format from chapter to chapter and sections on historical development, cutting-edge theories, assessment, intervention, methodology, and development issues, instructors will find this handbook appropriate for use with upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level classes
  • Offers unique coverage: The authors discuss issues not typically found in other books on African American psychology, such as ethics, certification, the gifted and talented, Hip-Hop and youth culture, common misconceptions about African Americans, and within-group differences related to gender, class, age, and sexual
Shawn O. Utsey, new to the author team on this edition, is the Chair of the department of African American Studies, director of the Institute for African American Mental Health Research and Training, an editor of the Journal of Black Psychology, and an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and is the Editor of the Jou...
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Title:Handbook Of African American PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 10 × 7 × 1.14 inPublished:November 12, 2008Publisher:Sage PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1412956889

ISBN - 13:9781412956888

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Table of Contents

Introduction Helen A. Neville, Brendesha M. Tynes, Shawn O. Utsey Section I: Historical Fundation Chapter 1: Foundations for an African American Psychology: Extending Roots to an Ancient Kemetic Past Thomas A. Parham Chapter 2: Sankofa: History of and Aspirations for Black Psychology Through the Eyes of Our Elders M. Nicole Coleman and Adanna J. Johnson Section 2: African/Black Psychology Chapter 3: Theoretical and Conceptual Approaches to African and African American Psychology Linda James Myers Chapter 4: African Psychology or Sahku Sheti: An Application of the Art of Spiritual Liberation and Illumination of African People Ezemenari M. Obasi and Anthony J. Smith Chapter 5: Africentric Theories of African American Personality: Basic Constructs and Assessment Kobi Kambon and Terra Bowen-Reid Chapter 6: Assessing African-Centered (Africentric) Psychological Constructs: A Review of Existing Instrumentation Shawn O. Utsey, Benita Belvet, and Nicole Fischer Section 3: Contextualing Attitues and Behaviours Chapter 7: Religion and Spirituality Jacqueline S. Mattis and Carolyn R. Watson Chapter 8: Black Families Harriett Pipes McAdoo and Sinead N. Younge Chapter 9: Intimate Relationships of African Americans Anita Jones Thomas, Rabiatu Barrie, and Brendesha M. Tynes Chapter 10: Hip-Hop Music and Culture: A Site of Resiliency for the Streets of Young Black America Yasser Arafat Payne and LaMar Rashad Gibson Chapter 11: The Role of Media Use and Portrayals in African Americans'' Psychosocial Development Brendesha M. Tynes and L. Monique Ward Chapter 12: Racism, White Supremacy, and Resistance: Contextualizing Black American Experiences Helen A. Neville and Alex L. Pieterse Section 4: Educational Issues Chapter 13: African American Children?s Early Learning and Development: Examining Parenting, Schools, and Neighborhood Iheoma U. Iruka and Oscar Barbarin Chapter 14: Academic Motivation and Achievement of African American Youth Cynthia Hudley Chapter 15: African American English Anne Harper Charity Hudley Chapter 16: Stereotype Threat: A Review, Critique, and Implications Claytie Davis III and Crystal Simmons Chapter 17: Racial Identity and Peer Pressures Among Gifted African American Students: Issues and Recommendations Donna Y. Ford and Gilman W. Whiting Chapter 18: The Talent Quest Model and the Educating of African American Children A.Wade Boykin and Constance M. Ellison Section 5: Group Identity Chapter 19: Racial Socialization: Roots, Processes, and Outcomes Keisha L. Bentley, Valerie N. Adams, and Howard C. Stevenson Chapter 20: Racial Identity Development During Childhood Dena Phillips Swanson, Michael Cunningham, Joseph Youngblood II, and Margaret Beale Spencer Chapter 21: Racial Identity Theory: Adults Kevin Cokley and Collette Chapman Chapter 22: Cultural Mistrust: A Core Component of African American Consciousness Francis Terrell, Jerome Taylor, Jeffery Menzise, and Ronald K. Barrett Chapter 23: African American Lesbians and Gay Men: Life Between a Rock and a Hard Place Beverly Greene Section 6: Psychological, Physical, and Behavioural Health Chapter 24: Black Americans and Mental Health Status: Complexities and New Developments Tara R. Earl and David R. Williams Chapter 25: Psychological Health in School-Age Populations Frank C. Worrell Chapter 26: Conceptualizing Mental Health for African Americans Suzette L. Speight, Sha?Kema M. Blackmon, Desmond Odugu, and J. Corey Steele Chapter 27: Positive Psychology: African American Strengths, Resilience, and Protective Factors A. Toy Caldwell-Colbert, Fayth M. Parks, and Sussie Eshun Chapter 28: Behavioral and Emotional Strengths in People of African Heritage: Theory, Research, Methodology, and Intervention Michael Canute Lambert and William K. Smith Chapter 29: From Anxiety and Depression to Suicide and Self-Harm Rheeda L. Walker and Lora Rose Hunter Chapter 30: Psychosocial Aspects of Sickle Cell Disease: A Primer for African American Psyc