Balance: Advancing Identity Theory by Engaging the Black Male Adolescent

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Lexington Books, 2008 - Psychology - 117 pages
Scholarly research and depictions within popular culture present black males largely on the basis of their being caricatures-- entities that extend not far beyond stereotypical celluloid, televised explanations, print articles, and selective hip-hop commentary. Even within institutions and among individuals that are assumed to have the best interest of the black male at center, there is often an inability to consider them past a faux orbit of one-dimensionality. Balance is unique in that it approaches Black males from a well-rooted personality perspective within context and utilizes discourse analysis in attempts at advancing identity theory.
 

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Contents

Contributions of Identity Stasis to Personality Psychology
1
Thinking toward Theory
7
Underpinnings
19
Model Development Placing Constructs
39
Orchestration
55
Beginning
67
Epilogue
77
Appendix 1
79
Appendix 2
89
Appendix 3
91
Appendix 4
95
Selected Bibliography
97
Index
115
About the Author
117
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David Wall Rice is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Morehouse College.

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