Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation / Edition 1

Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation / Edition 1

by Derald Wing Sue
     
 

Praise for Microaggressions in Everyday Life

"In a very constructive way, Dr. Sue provides time-tested psychological suggestions to make our society free of microaggressions. It is a brilliant resource and ideal teaching tool for all those who wish to alter the forces that promote pain for people."
Melba J. T. Vasquez, PhD, ABPPPresident,

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Praise for Microaggressions in Everyday Life

"In a very constructive way, Dr. Sue provides time-tested psychological suggestions to make our society free of microaggressions. It is a brilliant resource and ideal teaching tool for all those who wish to alter the forces that promote pain for people."
Melba J. T. Vasquez, PhD, ABPPPresident, American Psychological Association

"Microaggressions in Everyday Life offers an insightful, scholarly, and thought-provoking analysis of the existence of subtle, often unintentional biases, and their profound impact on members of traditionally disadvantaged groups. The concept of microaggressions is one of the most important developments in the study of intergroup relations over the past decade, and this volume is the definitive source on the topic."
John F. Dovidio, PhD Professor of Psychology, Yale University

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

"This is a major contribution to the multicultural discourse and to understanding the myriad ways that discrimination can be represented and its insidious effects. Accessible and well documented, it is a pleasure to read."
Beverly Greene, PhD, ABPP Diplomate in Clinical Psychology and Professor of Psychology, St. John's University

A transformative look at covert bias, prejudice, and discrimination with hopeful solutions for their eventual dissolution

Written by bestselling author Derald Wing Sue, Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation is a first-of-its-kind guide on the subject of microaggressions. This book insightfully looks at the various kinds of microaggressions and their psychological effects on both perpetrators and their targets. Thought provoking and timely, Dr. Sue suggests realistic and optimistic guidance for combating—and ending—microaggressions in our society.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470491409
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/08/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
242,368
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xxi

About the Author xxiii

Section 1 Psychological Manifestation and Dynamics of Microaggressions

Chapter 1 The Manifestation of Racial, Gender, and Sexual-Orientation Microaggressions 3

Chapter 2 Taxonomy of Microaggressions 21

Chapter 3 The Psychological Dilemmas and Dynamics of Microaggressions 42

Section 2 Microaggressive Impact On Targets and Perpetrators

Chapter 4 The Microaggression Process Model: From Beginning to End 65

Chapter 5 Microaggressive Stress: Impact on Physical and Mental Health 87

Chapter 6 Microaggressive Perpetrators and Oppression: The Nature of the Beast 110

Section 3 Group-Specific Microaggressions: Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

Chapter 7 Racial/Ethnic Microaggressions and Racism 137

Chapter 8 Gender Microaggressions and Sexism 160

Chapter 9 Sexual-Orientation Microaggressions and Heterosexism 184

Section 4 Microaggressions in Employment, Education, and Mental Health Practice

Chapter 10 Microaggressive Impact in the Workplace and Employment 209

Chapter 11 Microaggressive Impact on Education and Teaching: Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race in the Classroom 231

Chapter 12 Microaggressive Impact on Mental Health Practice 255

References 281

Index 311

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