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Understanding and Dealing With Violence

Understanding and Dealing With Violence
A Multicultural Approach

January 2003 | 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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