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Listen to Black Women

“for ordinary African Americans, coping with hegemonic gender ideology can be so demanding that generating alternatives can seem virtually impossible. But the importance of this task cannot be underestimated because African American survival may depend on it. One important task lies in rejecting dominant gender ideology, in particular, its use of the thesis of “weak … Continue reading Listen to Black Women

Psychological Wellness Constructs: Relationships and Group Differences

Regarding cultural differences, most research findings support the notion that black people have a more external locus of control than white people (Ayalon & Young, 2005). This is commonly contributed to the fact that black people are more likely to attribute mental illness to external agents outside the person, such as the role of ancestors, … Continue reading Psychological Wellness Constructs: Relationships and Group Differences

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