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Capodilupo, Christina M.

Microaggression Theory: Influence and Implications

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Get to know the sociopolitical context behind microaggressions

Microaggressions are brief, everyday exchanges that send denigrating messages to certain individuals because of their group membership (e.g., race, gender, culture, religion, social class, sexual orientation, etc.). These daily, common manifestations of aggression leave many people feeling vulnerable, targeted, angry, and afraid. How has this become such a pervasive part of our social and political rhetoric, and what is the psychology behind it?

In Microaggression Theory, the original research team that created the microaggressions taxonomy, Gina Torino, David Rivera, Christina Capodilupo, Kevin Nadal, and Derald Wing Sue, address these issues head-on in a fascinating work that explores the newest findings of microaggressions in their sociopolitical context. It delves into how the often invisible nature of this phenomenon prevents perpetrators from realizing and confronting their own complicity in creating psychological dilemmas for marginalized groups, and discusses how prejudice, privilege, safe spaces, and cultural appropriation have become themes in our contentious social and political discourse.

  • Details the psychological effects of microaggressions in separate chapters covering clinical impact, trauma, related stress syndromes, and the effect on perpetrators
  • Examines how microaggressions affect education, employment, health care, and the media
  • Explores how social policies and practices can minimize the occurrence and impact of microaggressions in a range of environments
  • Investigates how microaggressions relate to larger social movements

If you come across the topic of microaggressions in your day-to-day life, you can keep the conversation going in a productive manner—with research to back it up!

Keywords:

Microaggression; microaggression theory; what is microaggressions; microaggression theories; what is behind microaggression; what is the psychology behind microagressions; psychology and microaggression; microaggression psychology; how are microaggressions influenced; the effect of microaggression; Derald Wing Sue

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
400 pages
Category
Psychology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119420064
Printed ISBN
9781119420040

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