African-centered psychology
Read Online
Share

African-centered psychology culture-focusing for multicultural competence by James Tyler Kent

  • 360 Want to read
  • ·
  • 75 Currently reading

Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Daudi Ajani ya Azibo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 331 p. :
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22538961M
ISBN 100890891222

Download African-centered psychology

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Black psychology, also known as African American psychology and African/Black psychology, is a scientific field that focuses on how people of African descent know and experience the world. The field, particularly in the United States, largely emerged as a result of the lack of understanding of the psychology of Black people under traditional, Westernized notions of psychology. This book highlights the limitations of traditional psychological theories and approaches when applied to African descent people. It provides information on how the African Centered Perspective is defined, as well as how it operates in the context of the African American family with regard to identity development, education, mental health, research, and managing/5. : African/Black psychology in the American context: An African-centered approach (): Kambon, Kobi K. K: Books/5(4). "Black/African Centered psychology is a dynamic manifestation of unifying African principles, values and traditions. It is the self-conscious "centering" of psychological analyses and applications in African realities, cultures, and epistemologies. Black/African centered psychology, as a system of thought and action, examines theFile Size: KB.

african centered psychology Download african centered psychology or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get african centered psychology book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. African-Centered Psychology: Culture-Focusing for Multicultural Competence addresses various topics on the psychology of African people. Although most analyses focus on the African-U.S. diaspora, Azibo articulates principles that are applicable to most African : Suggested Reading List for Black/African Centered Psychology Cultural Achebe, C. (). Things fall York, NY: Anchor Books. Akoto, A. ().File Size: KB. Afrocentrism (also Afrocentricity) is an approach to the study of world history that focuses on the history of people of recent African descent. It is in some respects a response to global (Eurocentric) attitudes about African people and their historical contributions; it seeks to correct what it sees as mistakes and ideas perpetuated by the racist philosophical underpinnings of western.

Keywords: African Cultural Consciousness, African-centered historiography, African-centered psychology, Amos Wilson 23 The Journal of Pan African Studies, vol.6, no.2, July Introduction At the heart of Wilson’s analysis of the problems confronting African people is the notion. The Heresy of African-Centered Psychology Naa Oyo A. Kwate1 This paper contends that African-centered models of psychopathology represent a heretical challenge to orthodox North American Mental Health. Heresy is the defiant rejection of ideology from a smaller community within the orthodoxy.   African-Centered Psychology: Culture-Focusing for Multicultural Competence addresses various topics on the psychology of African people. Although most analyses focus on the African-U.S. diaspora, Azibo articulates principles that are applicable to most African populations. The book opens with an introduction to the field of black psychology, its history, and its relationship to western . I would suggest that all students and teachers in the growing African Centered Education Movement, particularly those in the field of psychology, read this book immediately.