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Internal Racism

A Psychoanalytic Approach to Race and Difference

ISBN 9780333964576
Publication Date August 2011
Formats Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave
Series The Palgrave Psychotherapy Series

An in-depth account of how racism operates in the mind, this book links vivid clinical observation with theory and research to present an original model of the psychology of racism. Covering key issues, from internal and institutional racism to the Stephen Lawrence case, the book illuminates key issues for practitioners from all approaches.

M. FAKHRY DAVIDS is an Honorary Consultant Psychologist at the London Clinic of Psychoanalysis, UK. He also runs a private practice in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy.

Introduction
PART I: INTERNAL RACISM
A Clinical Study of a Racist Attack

Theoretical Considerations
An Established Racist Organization
Analysing Racism in a Group


PART II: THE PSYCHOANALYTICAL CONTEXT
Frantz Fanon: The Black Problem
Psychoanalysis and Racism: Anti-Semitism
White-Black Racism


PART III: APPLICATION
Institutional Racism
Concluding Remarks

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This book is well written and a welcome addition to the literature on 'race' and racism.' - The British Journal of Psychiatry
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