Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

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John Wiley & Sons, 9 feb 2010 - 352 pagine
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Praise for Microaggressions in Everyday Life

"In a very constructive way, Dr. Sue provides time-testedpsychological suggestions to make our society free ofmicroaggressions. It is a brilliant resource and ideal teachingtool for all those who wish to alter the forces that promote painfor people."
Melba J. T. Vasquez, PhD, ABPPPresident, AmericanPsychological Association

"Microaggressions in Everyday Life offers an insightful,scholarly, and thought-provoking analysis of the existence ofsubtle, often unintentional biases, and their profound impact onmembers of traditionally disadvantaged groups. The concept ofmicroaggressions is one of the most important developments in thestudy of intergroup relations over the past decade, and this volumeis the definitive source on the topic."
John F. Dovidio, PhD Professor of Psychology, YaleUniversity

"Derald Wing Sue has written a must-read book for anyone whodeals with diversity at any level. Microaggressions in EverydayLife will bring great rewards in understanding and awarenessalong with practical guides to put them to good use."
James M. Jones, PhD Professor of Psychology and Directorof Black American Studies, University of Delaware

"This is a major contribution to the multicultural discourse andto understanding the myriad ways that discrimination can berepresented and its insidious effects. Accessible and welldocumented, it is a pleasure to read."
Beverly Greene, PhD, ABPP Diplomate in ClinicalPsychology and Professor of Psychology, St. John'sUniversity

A transformative look at covert bias, prejudice, anddiscrimination with hopeful solutions for their eventualdissolution

Written by bestselling author Derald Wing Sue,Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and SexualOrientation is a first-of-its-kind guide on the subject ofmicroaggressions. This book insightfully looks at the various kindsof microaggressions and their psychological effects on bothperpetrators and their targets. Thought provoking and timely, Dr.Sue suggests realistic and optimistic guidance forcombating—and ending—microaggressions in oursociety.

 

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Sommario

CHAPTER
3
CHAPTER
21
CHAPTER THREE
42
MICROAGGRESSIVE IMPACT
63
contents
87
CHAPTER
110
GROUPSPECIFIC MICROAGGRESSIONS
135
CHAPTER EIGHT
160
CHAPTER NINE
184
MICROAGGRESSIONS IN EMPLOYMENT
207
CHAPTER ELEVEN
231
CHAPTER TWELVE
255
References
281
Index
311
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Derald Wing Sue, PhD, is a Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, and he also holds a joint appointment with the School of Social Work. Coauthor of the bestselling Counseling the Culturally Diverse, Fifth Edition, he is one of the most cited multicultural scholars in the United States.

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