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Microaggressions and Marginality: Manifestation, Dynamics, and Impact: Manifestation, Dynamics, and Impact Derald Wing Sue

Microaggressions and Marginality: Manifestation, Dynamics, and Impact: Manifestation, Dynamics, and Impact

Derald Wing Sue

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ISBN : 9780470627198
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320 pages
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A landmark volume exploring covert bias, prejudice, and discrimination with hopeful solutions for their eventual dissolutionExploring the psychological dynamics of unconscious and unintentional expressions of bias and prejudice toward sociallyMoreA landmark volume exploring covert bias, prejudice, and discrimination with hopeful solutions for their eventual dissolutionExploring the psychological dynamics of unconscious and unintentional expressions of bias and prejudice toward socially devalued groups, Microaggressions and Marginality: Manifestation, Dynamics, and Impact takes an unflinching look at the numerous manifestations of these subtle biases. It thoroughly deals with the harm engendered by everyday prejudice and discrimination, as well as the concept of microaggressions beyond that of race and expressions of racism.Edited by a nationally renowned expert in the field of multicultural counseling and ethnic and minority issues, this book features contributions by notable experts presenting original research and scholarly works on a broad spectrum of groups in our society who have traditionally been marginalized and disempowered.The definitive source on this topic, Microaggressions and Marginality features:In-depth chapters on microaggressions towards racial/ethnic, international/cultural, gender, LGBT, religious, social, and disabled groupsChapters on racial/ethnic microaggressions devoted to specific populations including African Americans, Latino/Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, indigenous populations, and biracial/multiracial peopleA look at what society must do if it is to reduce prejudice and discrimination directed at these groupsDiscussion of the common dynamics of covert and unintentional biasesCoping strategies enabling targets to survive such onslaughtsTimely and thought-provoking, Microaggressions and Marginality is essential reading for any professional dealing with diversity at any level, offering guidance for facing and opposing microaggressions in todays society.