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Author Akhtar, Salman
Title The African American Experience : Psychoanalytic Perspectives
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Jason Aronson, Inc., 2012
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Note Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1: Core Stories -- 1 The Five Hundred Year History of African Americans -- 2 Psychoanalysis and African Americans: Past, Present, and Future -- 2: Character Studies -- 3 Command and Legacy: Martin Luther King, Jr. -- 4 Ideology and Identity: Malcolm X -- 5 Power and Meaning: Muhammad Ali -- 6 Resilience and Influence: Oprah Winfrey -- 7 Synthesis and Leadership: Barack Obama -- 3: Cultural Spectrum -- 8 Anti-Black Racism and the Conception of Whiteness -- 9 African American Families: Still a Band of Slaves? -- 10 Personality Development in Different African American Cultures -- 11 Hollywood and African Americans -- 4: Clinical Strands -- 12 An African American's Becoming a Psychoanalyst: Some Personal Reflections -- 13 The African-American Patient in Psychodynamic Treatment -- 14 Racial Transference Reactions in Psychoanalytic Treatment: An Update -- 15 White Analysts Seeing Black Patients -- 16 Racial Enactments in Dynamic Treatment -- References -- Index -- About the Editor and Contributors
This book compiles the contributions of mental health professionals, and scholars of humanities, to offer a multifaceted perspective on the transgenerational trauma of slavery, the hardship of single parent families, the ruthlessness of anti-black racism, and the burden of poverty and social disenfranchisement on the African American individual
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Akhtar, Salman The African American Experience : Psychoanalytic Perspectives Blue Ridge Summit : Jason Aronson, Inc.,c2012 9781442238152
Subject African Americans - Psychology - History
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Alt Author Akhtar, Salman
Wright, Jan
Blue, Shawn
Bonovitz, Jennifer,
Campbell, David
Drake, Christin
Hamer, Forrest
Holmes, Dorothy
Leary, Kimberlyn, Ph.D
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