Racism in the Lives of Women: Testimony, Theory and Guides to Antiracist Practice

Racism in the Lives of Women: Testimony, Theory and Guides to Antiracist Practice


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560249184
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/28/1995
Pages: 385
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 8.77(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents


  • Part I: Testimony
  • Walking on Moonsands
  • Salience of Loss and Marginality: Life Themes of “Immigrant Women of Color” in Canada
  • Personal Recollections of an Anglo Therapist in Indian Country
  • A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Being Eurasian in the U.S. of A.
  • Racism in Academia: A Case Study
  • Some Painful Experiences of a White Feminist Therapist Doing Research With Women of Color
  • A Japanese American Therapist Discovers Feminist Therapy
  • Prison of Color
  • Raising White Children in a Racist Society
  • Born Chinese and a Woman in America
  • Part II: Theory
  • Institutional Racism in the Mental Health Professions
  • On Knowing You Are the Unknown: Women of Color Constructing Psychology
  • Anti-Racism as an Ethical Norm in Feminist Therapy Practice
  • Violence, Migration, and Compassionate Practice: Conversations With Some Latinas We Think We Know
  • Double Positive: Lesbians and Race
  • Sexism, Racism, and the Analogy Problem in Feminist Thought
  • Historical and Material Determinants of Psychodynamic Development
  • Part 3: Guides to Antiracist Practice
  • Cross-Cultural Awareness Development: An Aid to the Creation of Antiracist Feminist Therapy
  • Treatment Considerations When the Therapist Is the Minority in the Patient-Therapist Dyad
  • Racism and Violence Against Women
  • Psychotherapy With Chicanas at Midlife: Cultural/Clinical Considerations
  • Karuna Counseling: Transitions Within a Collective
  • The Full-Figured Black Woman: Issues of Racism and Sizism
  • Understanding the Training Experiences of Asian American Women
  • Three Perspectives on Racism and Antisemitism in Feminist Organizations
  • 1. Overcoming Bias Through Awareness, Mutual Encouragement and Commitment
  • 2. An African American Perspective on Racism and Antisemitism
  • 3. In the Beginning—Again
  • Rethinking the Role of Guilt and Shame in White Women’s Antiracism Work
  • On Becoming One’s Own Theorist: A Puerto Rican Journey Toward Antiracist and Antisexist Family Therapy
  • Part IV: Testimony, Theory, and Practice
  • So She May Walk in Balance: Integrating the Impact of Historical Trauma in the Treatment of Native American Women
  • Reference Notes Included
  • Index

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