By Stephanie Y. Evans,Kanika Bell,Nsenga K. Burton,Linda Goler Blount
This booklet deals a special, interdisciplinary, and considerate examine the demanding situations and efficiency of Black women’s fight for internal peace and psychological balance. It brings jointly members from psychology, sociology, legislation, and medication, in addition to the arts, to debate matters starting from pressure, 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 publication develops a brand new framework for imminent Black women’s wellbeing with the intention to supply tangible recommendations. the gathering displays feminist praxis and defines womanist peace in phrases that reject either “superwoman” stereotypes and “victim” caricatures. additionally integrated for health and wellbeing pros are concrete strategies for realizing and treating Black women.
“…this publication speaks not just to Black girls but in addition educates a broader viewers of policymakers and therapists in regards to the complicated 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 reviews, Africana Women’s experiences, and background at Clark Atlanta collage. She is the writer of Black Passports: shuttle 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 neighborhood Engagement in greater schooling: neighborhood carrier, 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 be an authorized psychologist and proprietor of A.T.L. Psychotherapy & Consulting Services.
Nsenga ok. 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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Black Women's Mental Health: Balancing Strength and Vulnerability by Stephanie Y. Evans,Kanika Bell,Nsenga K. Burton,Linda Goler Blount