9781412999540

African American Psychology : From Africa to America

  • ISBN 13:

    9781412999540

  • ISBN 10:

    1412999545

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/23/2013
  • Publisher: Sage Pubns

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Summary

This core textbook provides students with comprehensive coverage of African American psychology as a field. Each chapter integrates African and American influences on the psychology of African Americans, thereby illustrating how contemporary values, beliefs, and behaviors are derived from African culture translated by the cultural socialization experiences of African Americans in this country.Key FeaturesEmphasizes the importance of culture in understanding behavior by providing accessible descriptions of concepts and research specifically relevant to African American culture Offers a broad, integrative perspective by including theory and research from both the traditional American psychology literature and the newer Afrocentric literature Enhances student learning by incorporating a consistent pedagogical design throughout

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