Preventing Prejudice A Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents

ISBN-10: 0761928189

ISBN-13: 9780761928188

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

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A unique and refreshing book that tackles two of the most interrelated and problematic issues in our society: prejudice and racism. The First Edition was unanimously acclaimed as a major contribution to the field and this second edition is destined to be a classic. It represents one of the most clear, concise and honest looks at the origins, manifestations, dynamics and psychological costs of prejudice and racism written thus far. This is truly a superb book that makes a major contribution to the field and should be read by everyone. -- Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University This text is an authentic expression and plea that challenges each of us to build alliances across demographic boundaries in order to fight an insidious social disease. Drs. Ponterotto, Utsey, and Pedersen succeed in dislodging us from our comfortable categories of intellectual, emotional, behavioral, and spiritual apathy, and invite us to transcend the amount of social disappointment and despair and strive towards a more hopeful and optimistic future. -- Thomas A. Parham, Ph.D., Distinguished Psychologist, Association of Black PsychologistsA critical resource book for educators, counselors, and parents to learn more about how to handle prejudice, and should be required reading for all of us who work with diverse populations. It is a powerful book that helps us to see that we can make a difference in fighting prejudice. --Nadya A. Fouad, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin MilwaukeeAn impressive, deliberate and problem-oriented second edition. Prejudice has no boundaries and spares no one. Preventing Prejudice offers hope and resources to all of us, counselors, educators, and parents. We are allagents of change. --Patricia Arredondo, Ed.D., Arizona State University and President, American Counseling AssociationThe Second Edition of Preventing Prejudice: A Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents has been completely revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date and extensive coverage of prejudice and racism available. The new edition of this bestselling text presents a comprehensive overview of these topics and also includes practical tools for combating prejudice development in children, adolescents, and adults.Key Features: Stresses the importance of critical role models: The text emphasizes the critical role counselors, educators, and parents must play in the fight against prejudice and racism. Pragmatic in nature, the book includes strategies that can be used by parents, teachers, and counselors in working to reduce prejudice across the lifespan. Encourages healthy identity development: The text reviews an extensive body of empirical research on the link between identity development, prejudice, and mental health. The book summarizes racial, biracial, multiracial, and gay and lesbian identity models. A major new theory highlights the link of multicultural personality development to prejudice-free attitudes and behavior as well as to quality of life. Offers field-tested tools: The text provides concrete, easy to implement exercises on preventing prejudice and increasing multicultural awareness. In addition, the book includes a review of tests and instruments that measure prejudice and a list of films and books that serve as a resource guide for readers. The authors draw on theory and research in social, developmental, counseling, and cross-cultural psychology aswell as in sociology and education. Intended Audience: This text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on prejudice and racism in the fields of multicultural education, counseling, social work, developmental psychology, and human development. It is also an ideal resource for teachers, counselors, administrators, managers, and parents.
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Shawn O. Utsey, new to the author team on this edition, is an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and is the Editor of the Journal of Black Psychology.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Prejudice and Racism: Prevalence and Consequences
Understanding Prejudice and Racism
The Problem of Hate
Purpose and Focus of This Book
Some Important Definitions
Understanding Prejudice
Understanding Racism
Chapter Summary
Some Historical Background on the Origins and Evolution of Racial Prejudice
Prehistoric Roots of Racial Prejudice
Origins of Modern Racial Prejudice
Evolution of Racial Prejudice
Implications for Prejudice Reduction
Chapter Summary
Causes and Consequences of Racial Prejudice
Racism and White Americans
Racism and the Black Experience
Chapter Summary
Racial, Biracial, Multiracial, and Lesbian and Gay Identity Development and the Multicultural Personality
Person of Color (Minority) Identity Development, Mental Health, and Prejudice
Erikson's and Marcia's Models of Identity Development
Hardiman's Stages of Social Identity Development
General Models of Minority Identity Development
Race- and Ethnicity-Specific Models of Minority Identity Development
Integration of Identity Models and Relationship to Mental Health and Prejudice
Summary of Research Correlates of Identity Stages
European American (White) Racial Identity Development, Mental Health, and Prejudice
Hardiman's White Identity Development Model
Helms' White Racial Identity Model
Ponterotto's White Racial Consciousness Development Model
Rowe, Bennett, and Atkinson's White Racial Consciousness Model
Integrative Models of White Racial Identity
Why Is White Racial Identity Development Important? What Does the Research Say?
Biracial, Multiracial, and Gay or Lesbian Identity Development
Biracial and Multiracial Identity Development
Models of Biracial and Multiracial Identity Development
Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identity Development
Chapter Summary
Multicultural Personality Development
What Is the Multicultural Personality?
How Does the Multicultural Personality Relate to Broader Models of Personality?
Chapter Summary
Proactive Roles in Reducing Prejudice
Counselor Roles in Prejudice Reduction and Race Relations
Traditional Roles of the Counselor
Counselor Skills and Prejudice Prevention Work
Counselor Roles in Working With Prejudice
Chapter Summary
Teacher Roles in Prejudice Reduction
Teacher- and Student-Centered Strategies for Reducing Prejudice
Using Curricula and Instructional Techniques to Reduce Prejudice
Chapter Summary
Parent Roles in Prejudice Reduction
Children and Prejudice
Early Formation of Racial Attitudes and Preferences
How Do Parents, Peers, and Personality Influence Prejudice Levels in Children?
What Parents Can Do to Promote Tolerance in Their Children
Chapter Summary
Practical Exercises for Multicultural Awareness and Prejudice Reduction
An Orientation to Practical Exercises for Multicultural Awareness and Prejudice Reduction
Race Relations in Elementary and Middle Schools
The Label Game
Patterns of Difference
Symbols of Our Culture
One Situation But Many Interpretations
Chapter Summary
Race Relations in High School
Being Normal and Being Abnormal
Stereotypes
Personal Culture History
Predicting the Decision of a Resource Person From the Community
Chapter Summary
Race Relations on the College Campus
A Classroom Debate
Analysis of a Newspaper Article Through Role Playing
Designing a Multiethinic Simulation
Lump Sum
Chapter Summary
Race Relations in the Community
Critical Incidents
The Intrapersonal Cultural Grid
The Interpersonal Cultural Grid
Outside "Experts"
Chapter Summary
Instruments and Resources for Prejudice Prevention Work
Assessments of Prejudice, Cultural Competence, Stressful Effects of Racism, Racial and Ethnic Identity, and the Multicultural Personality
Measures of Racism, Prejudice, and Homophobia
Measures of Multicultural Counseling Competence
Measures of Teachers' Multicultural Competence
Measures of the Stressful Effects of Racism
Measures of Racial and Ethnic Identity Development
Measures of the Multicultural Personality
Guidelines for Selecting Multicultural Instruments
A Race Awareness Resource Guide
National Organizations
Books
Films and Videos
Popular Movies
Working With Films and Books
Chapter Summary
The Quick Discrimination Index (QDI)
Multicultural Counseling Knowledge and Awareness Scale (MCKAS)
Teacher Multicultural Attitude Survey (TMAS)
Index of Race-Related Stress-Brief Version (IRRS-B)
References
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Authors
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