By Jaipaul L. Roopnarine,Derek Chadee

The Caribbean is an enormous sector the place individuals of numerous ethnic teams converse many various languages and feature ancestral ties to varied continents. This cultural variety ends up in an array of detailed mental wishes. besides the fact that, those teams all proportion a typical heritage of colonialism, slavery, and indentured servitude that maintains to affect them to this present day. therefore, researchers, practitioners, and companies needs to collaborate to create a unified Caribbean psychology that meets either the shared and disparate wishes of these who stay within the area and within the diaspora. This e-book brings jointly students from varied fields, lots of whom come from Caribbean backgrounds. Divided into 5 sections, the publication starts off with an summary of psychology within the Caribbean, arguing that psychology is biased in the direction of the Euro-American viewpoint. hence, it examines the conceptual bases for an indigenous method of Caribbean psychology as a part of a extra globalized self-discipline. every one next part specializes in a selected box of analysis: Developmental psychology; well-being and neighborhood psychology; Social psychology; medical psychology. Chapters inside those sections disguise quite a number subject matters that would profit not just researchers and practitioners who concentrate on Caribbean-specific concerns, but in addition those that search a extra overseas method of psychology.

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