Even the Rat Was White A Historical View of Psychology

ISBN-10: 0205149936

ISBN-13: 9780205149933

Edition: 2nd 1998

List price: $41.00
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This book is an updated version of the classic, Even The Rat Was White. This new edition continues the thrust of the first edition in presenting, documenting, and analyzing vignettes about human beings from a minority perspective. Even The Rat Was White views history from all perspectives in the quest for historical accuracy. Histories and other background materials are presented in detail concerning early Black American psychologists and their scientific contributions, as well as their problems, views, and concerns of the field of psychology. Archival documents that are not often found in mainstream resources are uncovered through the use of journals and magazines, such as the Journal of Black Psychology, the Journal of Negro Education, and Crisis. The text is divided into two parts. Part I, Psychology and Racial Differences, expands and updates historical materials that helped form racial stereotypes and negative views towards Black Americans. Part II, Psychology and Psychologists, is updated with specifics of what and how psychology was taught in the pre-1970 Black colleges, and brings forward the contributions of Black psychologists. Part III, Conclusion, discusses the implication of the previous chapters and the impact of new historical information on the field of psychology.
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Book details

List price: $41.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/5/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 282
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Psychology And Racial Differences
"The Noble Savage" and Science
Religious Views
Philosophical and Scientific Views
The Noble Savage View
Skin Color Measurement
Hair Texture Measurements
Measuring Hair Color
Measuring Thickness of Lips
Anthropometry and Blacks
Defining Racial Differences
Classification of Black-White Mixtures
Cultural Anthropologists
Early Black Anthropologists
"No Scientific Basis for Discrimination."
Brass Instruments and Dark Skins
Ethnical Psychology
Racial Designations
Literary and Philosophical Biases
Nativism: Themes of Racial Differences
American Psychology and Racial Investigations
Archives of Psychology and Racial Studies
Psychometric Scientism
How Significant Are Significant Differences? Mental Tests
Stanford-Binet Revisions
Lewis Terman
Black-White Mental Testing
Children to Adult and Individual to Mass Testing
Postwar Psychological Measurements
The United States Indian Schools
Mexican Americans and IQ Testing
The Mulatto Hypotheses
Reactions of Black Scholars and Communities
Black Graduate Students Respond
Intelligence Testing and the Courts
Wechsler-Bellevue Scale
Personality Testing of Minority Groups
Race Studies and Anti-Semitism
Psychology and Race
Suspicious Statistical Shenanigans
White Rats and Mazes
Psychology and Eugenics
Carnegie Station for Experimental Evolution
Applied Eugenics and Euthenics
Findings of the Research Committee
Sterilization Laws
"Degenerate" Families
Eurocentrism: Cycle of Scientific Racism
The Pioneer Fund
Black Americans and Psychology
Psychology And Psychologists
Psychology of Survival and Education
The Psychology of Survival
Identification with the Slave Master
Flight and Escape Reactions
Aggressive Reactions
The Emergence of Black Colleges
Teaching Psychology in Black Colleges: Similarities, Not Differences
Library and Research Facilities in Black Colleges
Black Psychologists: Training, Employment, and Organizations
Philanthropic Foundations
Employment in the Black College
Black Psychologists Organize
Toward a Black Psychology
Toward Traditional Psychology
Production of Black Psychologists in America
Francis Cecil Sumner: Father of Black American Psychologists
Conclusion
The Past Is Prologue
The Myth of Mental Measurement
Psychology and Politics
Old Wine, New Bottles
The Bell Curve: 'Round and 'Round We Go
Appendices
Bibliography
Name Index
Subject Index
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