The Oxford Handbook of Social Class in Counseling

Hardcover | March 20, 2013

EditorWilliam Ming Liu

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Social class is a pervasive facet of all lives, regardless of one's own social class and status. One would think its ubiquity would make it necessary for all helping professionals to understand social class and discuss it in therapy and research. Yet social class and classism are one of themost confusing and difficult concepts to understand and integrate into research and counseling practice - mostly due to the relative lack of psychological theories, research, and quantitative data.Fulfiling this need, this handbook summarizes and synthesizes available research on social class and classism in counseling practice and research areas. The 32 chapters included offer up-to-date, fascinating, and provocative applications of social class and classism, as seasoned chapter authorsprovide an overview of theories related to social class and classism and its application toward research, education, training, and practice. Chapters include comprehensive coverage of:* lifespan issues related to social class, such as unique aspects of social class and classism in the lives of children, adolescents, and older adults* how social class is studied and empirically understood through research, assessment, and practice* implications of social class in career counseling, psychological assessment and diagnosis, and the therapy relationship* how social class is implicated in positive psychology, career and work psychology, and health psychology* social class and classism and its connection to whiteness, racism, sexual orientation, religion and spirituality, and social justiceThis book offers the first compendium of counseling related resources on social class and classism and will be a comprehensive, must-have reference for professionals and academics in counseling psychology and related fields for years to come.

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Social class is a pervasive facet of all lives, regardless of one's own social class and status. One would think its ubiquity would make it necessary for all helping professionals to understand social class and discuss it in therapy and research. Yet social class and classism are one of themost confusing and difficult concepts to under...

William Ming Liu, PhD., is Professor and Program Coordinator of Counseling Psychology at The University of Iowa.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:540 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:March 20, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195398254

ISBN - 13:9780195398250

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Table of Contents

Part One: Overview and Introduction1. William Ming Liu: Introduction to Social Class and Classism in Counseling Psychology2. Rebecca L. Toporek: Social Class, Classism, and Social Justice3. Mindi N. Thompson and Michael J. Dvorscek: Social Class and Empirical Support for Treatment4. Michael Y. Lau, Rosa J. Cho, Jennifer J. Chang, and Jill Huang: Measurement and Methodological Issues in Social Class Research: A Call for Theorization and StudyPart Two: Psychotherapy and Assessment5. Justin C. Perry and Eric Wallace: Career Issues and Social Class6. Megan Foley Nicpon: Cognitive and Psychosocial Assessment, Social Class, and Counseling7. Nicholas Ladany and Maryann Krikorian: Psychotherapy Process and Social Class8. Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti: Positive Psychology, Social Class, and Counseling9. Gargi Roysircar, Margaret Podkova, and Vincent Pignatiello: Crisis Intervention, Social Class, and Counseling: Macrolevel Disaster Effects10. Jeanette Hsu and Bethany Ketchen: Working with Veterans, Social Class, and Counseling: Understanding the Veteran Population and Implications for Treatment11. Elizabeth M. Altmaier, Jessica A. Lohnberg, and Torricia H. Yamada: Health Psychology, Social Class, and Counseling12. Susan Kashubeck-West and Hsin-hsin Huang: Social Class Relations with Body Image and Eating Disorders13. Michael T. Hartley and Vilia M. Tarvydas: Rehabilitation, Social Class, and Counseling14. Lisa A. Suzuki and Matthew P. Patricoski: Psychological Assessment: Social Class, Socioeconomic Status, and Counseling15. Negar Rachel Partiali, Stephanie Keiko Takamatsu, and Derek Kenji Iwamoto: Social Class: The Hidden Disparity in Substance Abuse and Treatment16. Belle Liang, Nicole Duffy, and Meghan Commins: The On-Line World, the Internet, Social Class and CounselingPart Three: Developmental Issues17. Alissa Sherry, Andrew Adelman, Lauren Farwell, and Brittany Linton: The Impact of Social Class on Parenting and Attachment18. Matthew A. Diemer and Brooke A. Seyffert: Adolescents, Social Class, and Counseling19. Noah E. Borrero and Christine J. Yeh: Social Class and School Counseling: A Collaborative, Asset-Based Approach20. E. Janie Pinterits, Astrid D'Cunha, and Anthony Athmann: Resilience, At-risk Youth, Social Class, and Counseling21. Jacqueline K. Olthoff: Geropsychology, Social Class, and CounselingPart Four: Cultural and Identity Intersections with Social Class22. Saba Rasheed Ali and Owen J. Gaasedelen: Religion, Social Class, and Counseling23. Alex L. Pieterse, Simon Chung, Tania Khan, and Jeremy Bissram: Social Class, Racial, and Ethnic Identity: Perspectives on the Psychological Impact of Social Stratification and Inequality24. Lisa B. Spanierman, Patton O. Garriott, and D. Anthony Clark: Whiteness and Social Class: Intersections and Implications25. Ruth Riding-Malon and James L. Werth, Jr.: Rural Populations, Social Class, and Counseling26. Laura Smith, Alison Shellman, and Rebecca Smith: Inequality, Poverty, and Counseling Practice27. David H. Whitcomb and Daniel J. Walinsky: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues, Social Class and Counseling28. Ayse Ciftci, Alexandra Broustovetskaia, and Laura Reid: International Issues, Social Class and Counseling29. David J. Wimer and Ronald F. Levant: Men's Issues, Social Class, and Counseling30. Arpana G. Inman and Tiffany O'Shaughnessy: Women's Issues, Feminism, Social Class, and Counseling31. Oksana Yakushko: Immigration and Social Class32. William Ming Liu: Future Directions for Scholarship in Social Class and Classism in Psychology