Preventing Prejudice: A Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents

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The Second Edition of Preventing Prejudice: A Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents has been completely revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date and extensive coverage of prejudice and racism available. The new edition of this bestselling text presents a comprehensive overview of these topics and also includes practical tools for combating prejudice development in children, adolescents, and adults.
 

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Contents

Preface
iii
Acknowledgments
vii
Understanding Prejudice and Racism
xiii
Some Historical Background on the Origins and Evolution of Racial Prejudice
4
Causes and Consequences of Racial Prejudice
19
Person of Color Minority Identity Development Mental Health and Prejudice
37
European American White Racial Identity Development Mental Health and Prejudice
66
Biracial Multiracial and Gay or Lesbian Identity Development
87
Race Relations in High School
182
Race Relations on the College Campus
192
Race Relations in the Community
204
Assessments of Prejudice Cultural Competence Stressful Effects of Racism Racial and Ethnic Identity and the Multicultural Personality
221
A Race Awareness Resource Guide
241
Appendix I
251
Appendix II
259
Appendix III
269

Multicultural Personality Development
106
Counselor Roles in Prejudice Reduction and Race Relations
127
Teacher Roles in Prejudice Reduction
143
Parent Roles in Prejudice Reduction
158
Race Relations in Elementary and Middle Schools
173
Appendix IV
274
References
279
Author Index
309
Subject Index
319
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Joe Ponterotto is Professor and Coordinator of the Counseling Psychology Program at Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education. Prior to his arrival at Fordham in 1987, he was Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Active in APA and ACA, Joe is also the author of numerous journal articles and books and coeditor of Sage’s Handbook of Multicultural Counseling.

Shawn O. Utsey, new to the author team on this edition, is the Chair of the department of African American Studies, director of the Institute for African American Mental Health Research and Training, an editor of the Journal of Black Psychology, and an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and is the Editor of the Journal of Black Psychology.

Paul B. Pedersen is a visiting professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Hawaii and professor emeritus at Syracuse University. He has taught at the University of Minnesota, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and for six years at universities in Taiwan, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Pedersen was also on the summer school faculty at Harvard University, 1984-988 and the University of Pittsburgh “semester at sea” voyage around the world, spring 1992. International experience includes numerous consulting experiences in Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and Europe, and a Senior Fulbright award teaching at National Taiwan University 1999-2000. He has authored, co-authored or edited 40 books, 99 articles, and 72 chapters on aspects of multicultural counseling and international communication. Pedersen is a fellow in Divisions 9, 17, 45 and 52 of the American Psychological Association.

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