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Understanding and Dealing With Violence
A Multicultural Approach



December 2002 | 384 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
As the first edited volume to offer a multicultural approach to violence, this book examines the role of cultural, social and historical factors in the manifestation and perpetuation of the cycle of violence. Issues examined include hate crimes against various minority groups and violence against women. Chapters consider the resultant need for models of intervention. The book will be of interest to students and academics in psychology, education and sociology and also courses in peace studies or conflict resolution.
 
I. Understanding and Dealing with Violence Through a Psychology of Oppression, Liberation, and Identity Development
Barbara C. Wallace
1. A Multicultural Approach to Violence: Toward a Psychology of Oppression, Liberation, and Identity Development
Barbara C. Wallace, Robert T. Carter, Jose E. Nanin, Richard Keller, & Vanessa Alleyne
2. Identity Development for "Diverse and Different Others": Integrating Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, and Identity Theories for Race, People of Color, Sexual Orientation, and Disability
 
II. Understanding and Dealing with Hate, Hate Crimes, and Hate Violence
Karla Fleshman
3. Understanding and Dealing with Spiritual Violence: Preaching, Testifying, and Gandhi's Satyagrapha as Tools in the Queer Social Justice Movement'
Edward Dunbar
4. The Psychological Spectrum of Prejudice: Challenges in Assessment and Intervention with Persons Who Hate and Harm
Darryl Hill
5. Genderism, Transphobia, and Gender-Bashing: A Framework for Interpreting Anti-Transgender Violence
Eric L. Kohatsu & Toshi Sasao
6. Perceived Racism, Racial Environments, and Hate Violence Against Asian Americans
 
III. Understanding and Dealing with Violence in University Settings
Tom Schiff
7. Developing Men's Leadership to Challenge Sexism and Violence: Working in University Settings to Develop "Pro-Feminist, Gay-Affirmative, and Male-Positive" Men
Helen A. Neville, Mary J. Heppner, & Lisa B. Spanierman
8. Sexual Violence Against African American Women: General and Cultural Factors Influencing Rape Treatment and Prevention Strategies in University Settings
Maria Torres-Guzman
9. Preparing Teachers to Recognize and Confront Symbolic Violence in Bilingual Education: Understanding and Dealing with Violence Against Latino Youth
 
IV. Understanding and Dealing With Youth Violence
Elizabeth Sparks
10. African American Males Living in Violent Communities: Coping with Interpersonal, Assaultive Violence
Maria Volpe & Delores Jones-Brown
11. Conflict Resolution Approaches to the Reduction of Adolescent Violence: Collaborative Problem Solving, Negotiation, and Peer Mediation Initiatives
 
V. Understanding and Dealing with International Victims of Violence and Torture
Ashraf Kagee
12. Political Torture in South Africa: Psychological Considerations in the Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Survivors
Hawthorne Smith
13. Despair, Resilience, and the Meaning of Family: Group Therapy with French-Speaking African Survivors of Torture

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Barbara C. Wallace

Barbara C. Wallace, Ph.D. is Associate Professor or Health Education within the Department of Health and Behaviors Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Wallace is a New York State Licensed Psychologist. She specializes in the treatment of those presenting chemical dependency, and histories of sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, domestic violence, and HIV/AIDS. She maintains a private practice and specializes in not only the treatment of those in recovery from chemical dependency and various forms of trauma, abuse and violence; she also provides spiritual counseling, couples counseling, and same-sex relationships... More About Author

Robert T. Carter

Robert T. Carter, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology and Education, Chair of the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, and Director of training of the Counseling Psychology Program at Teachers College, Columbia university. Dr. Carter is known internationally for his work on Black and White racial identity. He has published in the areas of psychotherapy processes and outcome, career development, cultural values, racial identity issues, educational achievements and equality in education through the lens of racial identity. He has been retained to consult as organizational, legal and educational issues associated with race and... More About Author

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