Multicultural Counseling In A Divided And Traumatized Society: The Meaning Of Childhood And Adolescence In South Africa by Joyce HicksonMulticultural Counseling In A Divided And Traumatized Society: The Meaning Of Childhood And Adolescence In South Africa by Joyce Hickson

Multicultural Counseling In A Divided And Traumatized Society: The Meaning Of Childhood And…

byJoyce Hickson

Hardcover | April 1, 1996

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This book is developed from the framework of locating childhood and adolescence within the wider context of South African society. The merging world-view and identity of South African children are described. A portion of the book describes the psychological traumas associated with political unrest and a society undergoing major transition, paying particular attention to three major traumas: child abuse and neglect, children who have been the victims of an unjust and inequitable educational system, and children caught in the "war" of political violence. The book addresses issues within the South African context by recognizing the effects of the wider social, economic, and political setting. By promoting a better understanding of diverse cultures, a mechanism is in place for bringing about reconciliation in a divided society.
Title:Multicultural Counseling In A Divided And Traumatized Society: The Meaning Of Childhood And…Format:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 1, 1996Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313285543

ISBN - 13:9780313285547

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?Hickson draws on the extensive South African experience to present a challenging and helpful manual, designed to increase the relevance and effectiveness of counseling interventions in racially divided nations. While Eurocentric approaches may be useful to the white minority, for most of the population they must be replaced....The book is especially helpful in providing awareness and knowledge, making a compelling argument for the mental health worker as advocate...?-Choice