By Stephanie Y. Evans,Kanika Bell,Nsenga K. Burton,Linda Goler Blount
This e-book deals a different, interdisciplinary, and considerate examine the demanding situations and efficiency of Black women’s fight for internal peace and psychological balance. It brings jointly members from psychology, sociology, legislations, and medication, in addition to the arts, to debate matters starting from pressure, sexual attack, therapeutic, self-care, and contemplative perform to health-policy concerns and parenting. Merging idea and perform with own narratives and public coverage, the ebook develops a brand new framework for impending Black women’s well being so as to offer tangible options. the gathering displays feminist praxis and defines womanist peace in phrases that reject either “superwoman” stereotypes and “victim” caricatures. additionally integrated for future health execs are concrete concepts for knowing and treating Black women.
“…this ebook speaks not just to Black girls but in addition educates a broader viewers of policymakers and therapists concerning the complicated and multilayered realities that we needs to navigate and the protests we needs to mount on our trip to discover internal peace and optimum health.” — from the Foreword by way of Linda Goler Blount
Stephanie Y. Evans is Professor and Chair of African American experiences, Africana Women’s experiences, and heritage at Clark Atlanta collage. She is the writer of Black Passports: go back and forth Memoirs as a device for formative years Empowerment and the coeditor (with Colette M. Taylor, Michelle R. Dunlap, and DeMond S. Miller) of African americans and neighborhood Engagement in larger schooling: neighborhood carrier, Service-Learning, and Community-Based Research, either additionally released by means of SUNY Press.
Kanika Bell is affiliate Professor of Psychology at Clark Atlanta collage. She is additionally an authorized psychologist and proprietor of A.T.L. Psychotherapy & Consulting Services.
Nsenga ok. Burton is electronic Editor of Grady Newsource on the collage of Georgia, the place she additionally teaches information writing and multiplatform creation. She is the editor of The Burton Wire.
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