African American Psychology: From Africa to America

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African American Psychology, written by Faye Z. Belgrave & Kevin W. Allison, serves as an integrated resource that is sure to spark many such discussions about contemporary theory and research in this rapidly expanding field. Considering both the traditional American psychology literature as well as the more recent Africentric scholarship, this book offers comprehensive coverage of the research and theory that have developed over the past two decades. African American Psychology offers a timely broad-based overview of key topics and research specifically relevant to the psychology of African American culture.

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Faye Z. Belgrave is Professor of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University and the Founding Director of the Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention. Her programmatic and research interests are in the areas of health disparities, including drug and HIV prevention among African Americans and other ethnic minorities. Dr. Belgrave’s research also focuses on the role of culture and context in prevention interventions, on women’s health, and gender related issues. Much of her work has been conducted in collaboration with community-based organizations. Dr. Belgrave is an invited speaker on the topics of African American culture, and community based evaluation and research. She has received numerous awards and recognition for her research, teaching, and service including a Lifetime Achievement award from the American Psychological Association and a Distinguished Psychologists Award from the Association of Black Psychologists.

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"None of the other books on African American Psychology provides such a thorough review of issues." (Vernessa Clark 2005-05-06)

“This is the book that we have been waiting for - it is a must read . . .”

(Harvette Grey, Ph.D. 2005-05-05)

"There is no book out there right now like this. . . [T]here is nothing as comprehensive.  This would be a helpful resource. . . The main strength is the comprehensive scope, which I find very exciting."

(Arthur Jones 2005-05-05)

"Drs. Belgrave and Allison are to be commended for what can be considered the first comprehensive textbook on African American psychology ever . . ."

(Shawn O. Utsey, Ph.D. 2005-05-05)

"Covers all the relevant material related to psychology and African Americans and orients the reader well to the research in a variety of areas....has potential for strong appeal among scholars and inthe academy."

(Craig C. Brookins 2005-05-05)

"After examining the book, I contacted Sage and thanked them for this impressive text and told several of my colleagues about the book, in particular those who taught similar courses or had relevant research interests. College and university faculty may want to supplement the book with other readings, but i very highly recommend this book for reference, undergraduate classes, or introductory graduate courses or for other social scientists who want an overview of the research and theory related to the psychology of African Americans." (Eddie M. Clark Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books 2007-03-20)

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