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Black Men, Intergenerational Colonialism, and Behavioral Health [electronic resource] : A Noose Across Nations /
by Donald E. Grant Jr.
edition
1st ed. 2019.
imprint
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
description
XXI, 259 p. 1 illus. in color. online resource.
ISBN
9783030211134 (print), 9783030211141, 9783030211158 (print), 9783030211165 (print)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
isbn
9783030211134 (print)
9783030211141
9783030211158 (print)
9783030211165 (print)
standard identifier
10.1007/978-3-030-21114-1
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
About the Author -- Chapter 1: Noble Nooses: Pre-Colonial Kings & the Peopling of the Globe -- Chapter 2: Birth of a Noose: European Nationalism & Economic Globalism -- Chapter 3. Cross Continental Nooses: Catalyzed Cotton & Industrial Wealth -- Chapter 4: Scientific Nooses: Epigenetics & Contemporary Injuries -- Chapter 5: Post Traumatic Nooses: Modern Eugenics & Mechanistic Media -- Chapter 6: Noose Knots: Data Paralysis & Oppressive Psychological Tactics -- Chapter 7: Healing Noose Scars: Cultural Empathy & Corrective Emotional Experiences.
abstract
This book provides an in-depth historical exploration of the risk and protective factors that generate disproportionality in the psychological wellness, somatic health, and general safety of Black men in four industrialized Euronormative nations. It provides a detailed analysis of how nationalism, globalism, colonialism, and imperialism have facilitated practices, philosophies, and policies to support the development and maintenance of inter-generational systems of oppression for Black men and boys. The text juxtaposes empirically-supported constructs like historical trauma and epigenetics with current outcomes for Black men in the US, the UK, France and Canada. It details how contemporary institutions, practices, and policies (such as psychological testing, the school to prison pipeline, and over-incarceration) are reiterations of historic ones (such as convict leasing, debt peonage, and the Jim Crow laws). The text uses paleontological, archaeological, and anthropological research to cover over 200,000 years of history. It closes with strength-based paradigms aimed to dismantle oppressive structures, support the post-traumatic growth of Black men and boys, and enhance the systems and practitioners that serve them.
catalogue key
13387319

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