Download PDF by Stephanie Y. Evans,Kanika Bell,Nsenga K. Burton,Linda Goler: Black Women's Mental Health: Balancing Strength and

By Stephanie Y. Evans,Kanika Bell,Nsenga K. Burton,Linda Goler Blount

Creates a brand new framework for impending Black women’s wellbeing, via merging concept and perform with either own narratives and public policy.

This ebook bargains 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 participants from psychology, sociology, legislation, and medication, in addition to the arts, to debate matters starting from tension, sexual attack, therapeutic, self-care, and contemplative perform to health-policy issues and parenting. Merging idea and perform with own narratives and public coverage, the e-book develops a brand new framework for forthcoming Black women’s health as a way to offer tangible strategies. the gathering displays feminist praxis and defines womanist peace in phrases that reject either “superwoman” stereotypes and “victim” caricatures. additionally integrated for wellbeing and fitness execs are concrete options for knowing and treating Black women.

“…this ebook speaks not just to Black girls but additionally educates a broader viewers of policymakers and therapists concerning the advanced 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 means of Linda Goler Blount

Stephanie Y. Evans is Professor and Chair of African American reports, Africana Women’s experiences, and background at Clark Atlanta collage. She is the writer of Black Passports: trip Memoirs as a device for adolescence Empowerment and the coeditor (with Colette M. Taylor, Michelle R. Dunlap, and DeMond S. Miller) of African american citizens and group Engagement in larger schooling: neighborhood provider, Service-Learning, and Community-Based Research, either additionally released by way of SUNY Press.

Kanika Bell is affiliate Professor of Psychology at Clark Atlanta collage. She can also be a certified psychologist and proprietor of A.T.L. Psychotherapy & Consulting Services.

Nsenga okay. Burton is electronic Editor of Grady Newsource on the collage of Georgia, the place she additionally teaches information writing and multiplatform construction. She is the editor of The Burton Wire.

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