Preventing Prejudice by Joseph G. Ponterotto
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Preventing Prejudice
By Joseph G. Ponterotto

Preventing Prejudice

A Guide for Counselors, Educators and Parents 2nd Revised edition

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Preventing Prejudice by Joseph G. Ponterotto

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The Second Edition of "Preventing Prejudice" has been completely revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date and extensive coverage of prejudice and racism currently available. The new edition of this book not only presents a comprehensive overview of prejudice and racism but also includes practical tools for combating prejudice development in children, adolescents and adults. The text emphasizes the critical role counselors, educators, and parents must play in the fight against prejudice and racism. Pragmatic in nature, the book includes strategies that can be used by parents, teachers, and counselors in working to reduce prejudice across the lifespan.The text reviews an extensive body of empirical research on the link between identity development, prejudice, and mental health. The book summarizes racial, biracial, multiracial, and gay and lesbian identity models. A major new theory highlights the link of multicultural personality development to prejudice-free attitudes and behavior as well as to quality of life. This title provides concrete, easy to implement exercises on preventing prejudice and increasing multicultural awareness. In addition, the book includes a review of tests and instruments that measure prejudice and a list of films and books that serve as a resource guide for readers. The authors draw on theory and research in social, developmental, counselling and cross-cultural psychology as well as in sociology and education.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761928188
ISBN-10: 0761928189
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 23-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Joseph G. Ponterotto

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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