The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Counseling Psychology

Hardcover | October 1, 2012

EditorCarolyn Zerbe Enns, Elizabeth Nutt Williams

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Multicultural and feminist perspectives are characterized by a variety of similarities, and the integration of multicultural and feminist perspectives in counseling psychology has been a key aim of those in these fields for decades. However, the effective implementation this approach often hasbeen proven challenging and elusive, with difficulties defining the complexity of feminist and multicultural factors in inclusive and meaningful ways.Rising to the challenging of integrating multicultural and feminist perspectives, this book features the accumulated knowledge of approximately 40 years of scholarship that flows out of feminist and multicultural efforts within counseling psychology. It brings a feminist multicultural perspective tocore domains within counseling psychology such as ethical frameworks, lifespan development, identify formation and change, growth-oriented and ecological assessment, and career theory and practice. Emphasis is placed on the intersections among social identities related to gender, ethnicity/race, sexual orientation, social class and socioeconomic status, religion, disability, and nationality. Chapters provide insights and perspectives about specific groups of women include African Americanwomen, Latinas, women with disabilities, women in poverty, women who have experienced trauma, and American Muslim women. Also featured are a range of additional multicultural feminist psychological practices such as feminist multicultural mentoring, teaching, training, and social activism.Affectively blending multicultural and feminist approaches, the theme of working toward social justice for all people permeates all chapters of this handbook.

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Multicultural and feminist perspectives are characterized by a variety of similarities, and the integration of multicultural and feminist perspectives in counseling psychology has been a key aim of those in these fields for decades. However, the effective implementation this approach often hasbeen proven challenging and elusive, with d...

Carolyn Zerbe Enns, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and a contributor to the ethnic studies and women's studies programs at Cornell College. Elizabeth Nutt Williams, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at St. Mary's College of Maryland.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:October 1, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019974422X

ISBN - 13:9780199744220

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Part One: Foundations of Feminist Multicultural Counseling Psychology1. Carolyn Zerbe Enns, Elizabeth Nutt Williams, and Ruth E. Fassinger: Feminist Multicultural Psychology: Evolution, Change, and Challenge2. Mary M. Brabeck and Kalina M. Brabeck: Feminist and Multicultural Ethics in Counseling Psychology3. Cindy L. Juntunen and Stephanie San Miguel Bauman: Lifespan Development: Childhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood4. Julie R. Ancis and M. Meghan Davidson: Gender and Mental Health in Ecological/Sociocultural Context5. Ann R. Fischer and Kurt A. DeBord: Critical Questioning of Social and Feminist Identity Development Literature: Themes, Principles, and ToolsPart Two: Feminist Multicultural Counseling Psychology and Specific Social Identities6. Suzette L. Speight, Denise A. Isom, and Anita J. Thomas: From Hottentot to Superwoman: Issues of Identity and Mental Health for African American Women7. Dawn M. Szymanski and Angela N. Hilton: Feminist Counseling Psychology and Lesbians, Bisexual Women, and Transgender Persons8. Laura Smith, Lauren Appio, and Jennifer Chang: Feminist Multicultural Counseling Psychology and Poverty9. Alberta M. Gloria and Jeanett Castellanos: Realidades Culturales y Identidades Dimensionadas: The Complexities of Latina Diversities10. Lisa A. Suzuki, Muninder K. Ahluwalia, and Anjali Alimchandani: Asian American Women's Feminism: Sociopolitical History and Clinical Considerations11. Barbara J. Palombi: Women With Disabilities: The Cultural Context of Disability, Feminism, Able-Bodied Privilege, and Microaggressions12. Amina Mahmood: Feminist Multicultural Counseling Psychology with American Muslim Women13. Sharon G. Horne and Kiran S.K. Arora: Feminist Multicultural Counseling Psychology in Transnational ContextsPart Three: Feminist Multicultural Counseling Psychology Applications: Theory, Research, and Practice14. Gail Hackett and Julie D. Kohlhart: Feminist Vocational/Career Theory and Practice15. Alayne J. Ormerod, Dana L. Joseph, Lauren M. Weitzman, and Erin Winterrowd: Career Issues and Challenges Viewed Through a Feminist Multicultural Lens: Work-Life Interface and Sexual Harassment16. Pam A. Remer and Katharine Hahn: Feminist Therapy in Counseling Psychology17. Laurie B. Mintz and David Tager: Feminist Therapy with Male Clients: Empowering Men to Be Their Whole Selves18. Susan L. Morrow and Donna Hawxhurst: Political Analysis: Cornerstone of Feminist Multicultural Counseling and Psychotherapy19. Roberta L. Nutt: Feminist Couples and Family Counseling In Multiple Contexts20. Christine A. Courtois: Feminist Counseling with Traumatized Individuals21. Susan Kashubeck-West and Lori Tagger: Feminist Multicultural Perspectives on Body Image and Eating Disorders in WomenPart Four: Education, Advocacy, and Social Justice22. Ada L. Sinacore, Freda Ginsberg, and Anusha Kassan: Feminist, Multicultural, and Social Justice Pedagogies in Counseling Psychology23. Marie L. Miville: Multicultural Feminist Training, Supervision, and Continuing Education: Concepts, Competencies, and Challenges24. Barbara Gormley: Feminist Multicultural Mentoring in Counseling Psychology25. Kathryn L. Norsworthy, Elizabeth M. Abrams, and Stefanie Lindlau: Activism, Advocacy, and Social Justice in Feminist Multicultural Counseling PsychologyPart Five: Afterword26. Elizabeth Nutt Williams and Carolyn Zerbe Enns: Making the Political Personal