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. Ed(S): Akhtar, Salman, M.D. - The African American Experience. Psychoanalytic Perspectives.  - 9780765708359 - V9780765708359
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The African American Experience. Psychoanalytic Perspectives.

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Description for The African American Experience. Psychoanalytic Perspectives. This book compiles the contributions of mental health professionals, and scholars of humanities, to offer a multifaceted perspective on the transgenerational trauma of slavery, the hardship of single parent families, the ruthlessness of anti-black racism, and the burden of poverty and social disenfranchisement on the African American individual. Editor(s): Akhtar, Salman, M.D. Num Pages: 478 pages. BIC Classification: JFSL3; JMH; MMJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 231 x 158 x 38. Weight in Grams: 890.
The African American Experience: Psychoanalytic Perspectives edited by Salman Akhtar brings together the contributions of distinguished mental health professionals and scholars of humanities to offer a multifaceted perspective on the transgenerational trauma of slavery, the hardship of single parent families, the ruthlessness of anti-black racism, and the crushing burden of poverty and social disenfranchisement on the African American individual. The book also sheds light on the resilience of spirit, the dignity of perseverance, and the glow of talent that is widespread in this group. It contains penetrating and informative biographical essays on Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Mohammad Ali, ... Read more

Product Details

Publication date
2012
Publisher
Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers United States
Number of pages
478
Condition
New
Number of Pages
478
Format
Hardback
Place of Publication
Northvale NJ, United States
ISBN
9780765708359
SKU
V9780765708359
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 15 to 20 working days
Ref
99-15

About . Ed(S): Akhtar, Salman, M.D.
Salman Akhtar, MD, is professor of psychiatry at Jefferson Medical College and training and supervising analyst at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, PA.

Reviews for The African American Experience. Psychoanalytic Perspectives.
100 years ago Simon Carter Fuller, the first African American psychiatrist, was photographed with Sigmund Freud on his historic visit to Clark University in Massachusetts. This book is therefore long overdue. Salman Akhtar and his contributors movingly address the African American experience from personal, historical, biographical, cultural, and clinical perspectives. If we as Americans and psychoanalysts can acknowledge our denial ... Read more

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