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Publication Date: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
White, Joseph L., Ajamu, Adisa, Parham, Thomas A.
For courses in Introduction to Psychology, African American Psychology, African American Studies, Multicultural Counseling and Cross Cultural Counseling and Psychotherapy. This text highlights the limitations of traditional psychological theories and approaches when applied to people of African descent. 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 contemporary issues. It links the context of African American life to the traditions, values and spiritual essence of their African ancestors in an attempt to acknowledge the African worldview and assist the African American community in addressing some of the challenges they will face in the 21st century.White, Joseph L. is the author of 'Psychology of Blacks An African-Centered Perspective', published 1999 under ISBN 9780130959461 and ISBN 0130959464.