Shades of Black

Diversity in African American Identity

William E. Cross, Jr.
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PB: $33.95
EAN: 978-0-87722-949-0
Publication: Dec 91

HC: $49.95
EAN: 978-0-87722-759-5
Publication: Feb 91

296 pages
6 x 9

Table of Contents


Part I: Rethinking Self-Hatred
1. Landmark Studies of Negro Identity
2. Empirical Research on Group Identity and Personal Identity
3. Testing the Lewinian Hypothesis
4. Issues of Imposition, Self-Hatred, and Celebration

Part II: the Psychology of Nigrescence
5. Black Militancy and the Psychology of Nigrescence
6. Rethinking Nigrescence

Appendix: Summary of Forty-Five Studies of Black Identity