Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing

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by Joy DeGruy

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ISBN-13: 9780985217204
Publisher: joy degruy publications inc
Publication date: 12/01/2013
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 328,178
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Joy DeGruy is a nationally and internationally renowned researcher, educator, author and presenter. With over twenty years of practical experience as a professional in the field of social work, she gives practical insight into various cultural and ethnic groups that form the basis of contemporary American society.

Dr. DeGruy's workshops also go far beyond the topic of cultural sensitivity and diversity; she provides specialized work in areas of mental health and ecological resilience. Her seminars have been lauded as the most dynamic and inspirational currently being presented on the topics of culture, race relations and contemporary social issues. She is a tell-it-like-it-is ambassador for healing and a voice for those who've struggled in search of the past, and continue to struggle through the present.

Dr. Joy Angela DeGruy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications, a master's degree in Social Work (MSW), a master's degree in Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Social Work Research. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Research at Portland State University and is a member of the International faculty for London's Department of Health.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: I Don't Even Notice Race
Chapter 2: Whole to Three-Fifths: Dehumanization
Chapter 3: Crimes Against Humanity
Chapter 4: Post Traumatic Slave-Syndrome
Chapter 5: Slavery's Children
Chapter 6 : Healing
Epilogue

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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book clearly explains the psychological reasons of why black people are the way that they are today and how it stems from the slavery that we had to endure. This is a must read!