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Developing Cultural Humility

Developing Cultural Humility
Embracing Race, Privilege and Power

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July 2013 | 304 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Developing Cultural Humility offers a unique look into the journeys of psychologists striving towards an integration of multiculturalism in their personal and professional lives.  Contributing authors—representing a mix of “cultural backgrounds” but stereotypically identified as “White”—engage in thoughtful dialogue with psychologists from underrepresented communities who are identified as established and respected individuals within the multicultural field. The contributing authors discuss both the challenges and rewards they experienced in their own journeys and how they continue to engage in the process of staying connected to their cultural identity and to being culturally responsive. In addition, psychologists who represent historically disenfranchised communities have similarly reflected on their own journey, while offering commentary to the personal stories of White psychologists.

Video available! Learn more about the “Understanding How to Engage in Difficult Dialogues” video and generating more authentic and genuine multicultural dialogues.

Developing Cultural Humility is useful for stimulating discussions about privilege, power, and the impact race has on either bringing people together or creating more distance, whether intentionally or unintentionally. It demonstrates to readers how to engage in the process of examining one’s own “culture” in more intentional ways, and discusses the implications as we move towards engaging in more dialogue around multicultural issues.
Rosie Phillips Bingham
Miguel E. Gallardo
Chapter 1: An Invitation to Dialogue…And Reflection
Joseph G. Ponterotto; Eduardo Duran
Chapter 2: Finding My Cultural Selves: The Journey Continues
Pamela A. Hays; Usha Tummala-Narra
Chapter 3: Finding a Place in the Multicultural Revolution
Jeff Harris; Bryan Kim
Chapter 4: Moving between Majority and Multicultural Environments: Impact on Identity and Practice
Jessica Drew de Paz; Thema Bryant-Davis
Chapter 5: A Big Part of My Life
Alan Burkard; Kevin Cokley
Chapter 6: Choosing to be Involved
Ellen McWhirter; Lillian Comas-Diaz
Chapter 7: Still Walking
Daniel C. Rosen; Ed Delgado-Romero
Chapter 8: Beyond Dualities: Navigating Privilege and Marginalization as a Multicultural Psychologist
Rebecca Toporek; Patricia Arredondo
Chapter 9: Falling in order to walk: Reflections on my contextual identity development and responsibility as a White person
Jason Platt; Guillermo Bernal
Chapter 10: Stepping over a Baby’s Head: Thoughts on Privilege, Humanity and Liberation
Julie Ancis; Jean Lau Chin
Chapter 11: Relishing the Diversity Within and Without: A Journey with Many Influences
Miguel E. Gallardo; Allen Ivey
Chapter 12: Conclusion: What I see, could be me
Derald Wing Sue
Lillian Comas-Diaz
Commentary: The Bridge of Transformation
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