Brown Skin, White MindsBrown Skin, White Minds

Brown Skin, White Minds
Author : E. J. R. David
Publisher : IAP
Total Pages : 363
Release : 2013-02-01
ISBN 10 : 9781623962098
ISBN 13 : 1623962099
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Brown Skin, White Minds Book Description:

Filipino Americans have a long and rich history with and within the United States, and they are currently the second largest Asian group in the country. However, very little is known about how their historical and contemporary relationship with America may shape their psychological experiences. The most insidious psychological consequence of their historical and contemporary experiences is colonial mentality or internalized oppression. Some common manifestations of this phenomenon are described below: • Skin-whitening products are used often by Filipinos in the Philippines to make their skins lighter. Skin whitening clinics and businesses are popular in the Philippines as well. The "beautiful" people such as actors and other celebrities endorse these skin-whitening procedures. Children are told to stay away from the sun so they do not get "too dark." Many Filipinos also regard anything "imported" to be more special than anything "local" or made in the Philippines. • In the United States, many Filipino Americans make fun of "fresh-off-the-boats" (FOBs) or those who speak English with Filipino accents. Many Filipino Americans try to dilute their "Filipino-ness" by saying that they are mixed with some other races. Also, many Filipino Americans regard Filipinos in the Philippines, and pretty much everything about the Philippines, to be of "lower class" and those of the "third world." The historical and contemporary reasons for why Filipino -/ Americans display these attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors - often referred to as colonial mentality - are explored in Brown Skin, White Minds. This book is a peer-reviewed publication that integrates knowledge from multiple scholarly and scientific disciplines to identify the past and current catalysts for such self-denigrating attitudes and behaviors. It takes the reader from indigenous Tao culture, Spanish and American colonialism, colonial mentality or internalized oppression along with its implications on Kapwa, identity, and mental health, to decolonization in the clinical, community, and research settings. This book is intended for the entire community - teachers, researchers, students, and service providers interested in or who are working with Filipinos and Filipino Americans, or those who are interested in the psychological consequences of colonialism and oppression. This book may serve as a tool for remembering the past and as a tool for awakening to address the present.

Brown Skin, White Minds
Language: en
Pages: 363
Authors: E. J. R. David
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-01 - Publisher: IAP

Filipino Americans have a long and rich history with and within the United States, and they are currently the second largest Asian group in the country. However
Freud and Said
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Robert K. Beshara
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-30 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book examines the theoretical links between Edward W. Said and Sigmund Freud as well the relationship between psychoanalysis, postcolonialism and decolonia
Filipinx American Studies
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Rick Bonus
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-07 - Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

This volume spotlights the unique suitability and situatedness of Filipinx American studies both as a site for reckoning with the work of historicizing U.S. emp
The Colors of Love
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Melinda A. Mills
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-07 - Publisher: NYU Press

How multiracial people navigate the complexities of race and love In the United States, more than seven million people claim to be multiracial, or have racially
We Have Not Stopped Trembling Yet
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: E. J. R. David
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-01 - Publisher: State University of New York Press

A father’s personal and intimate account of his Filipino and Alaska Native family’s experiences, and his search for how to help his children overcome the effe
Becoming Whole
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Brian Fikkert
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-05 - Publisher: Moody Publishers

Western Civilization is wealthier, but it isn’t happier. We are the richest people ever to walk the face of the earth, but according to research, we aren’t
Brown and Gay in LA
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Anthony Christian Ocampo
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-09-19 - Publisher: NYU Press

"Brown and Gay in LA chronicles the stories of second generation gay men living in Los Angeles to show how people living at the intersection of race, immigratio
From Dependence to Dignity
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Brian Fikkert
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-12 - Publisher: Zondervan

The church of Jesus Christ finds itself at a very unique moment in history. The average Christian living in the “economically advanced countries” enjoys a l
Social Issues in Living Color: Challenges and Solutions from the Perspective of Ethnic Minority Psychology [3 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1054
Authors: Arthur W. Blume Ph.D.
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-16 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Offering fresh and exciting approaches to solving global problems, this book creatively views challenging social issues through the lens of racial and ethnic ps
Brown Skin, White Masks
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Hamid Dabashi
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-15 - Publisher: Pluto Press (UK)

In this unprecedented study, Hamid Dabashi provides a critical examination of the role that immigrant "comprador intellectuals" play in facilitating the global