JOURNAL OF PAN AFRICAN STUDIES: SPECIAL EDITION ON AFRICANA PSYCHOLOGY
Call for Papers Deadline:
Call for Papers:
June Edition of the
Journal of Pan African Studies (JPAS)
The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.com) invites papers for a June 2010 edition on African-centered/Africana Psychology. Africana Psychology critically investigates and interrogates the life-worlds of people of African descent from an African-centered perspective. This special edition seeks articles that address the major issues of identity, education, health, clinical/counseling, criminal justice, sexuality/gender, methodology, racism/oppression, religion/spirituality and intellectual history.
Suggested topics include (but are not limited to) the following:
The rationale for African-centered Psychology
Definitions and conceptual models/orientations in African-centered Psychology
History of the development of African-centered Psychology
African-centered Psychology in literature
The relationship between African spirituality/philosophy and African-centered Psychology
The relationship between history and cultural personality
Psychological intervention and treatment with Black patients
Media images and Africana identity
Intelligence testing with Black populations
Sexuality and sexism in Africana communities
The training of Black psychologists
The social viability of African-centered Psychology
We also welcome book reviews of recent and new publications within the domain of African-centered/Africana Psychology.
The selection criteria will involve: relevance to theme, clarity of paper, intellectual significance, and originality. Participants must send a 50 word abstract by February 1, 2010 and their paper by April 1, 2010 (the paper and abstract must include participant name, affiliation, paper title, and e-mail address) to the Guest Editor. The paper should not exceed 25 pages via MS word. Notification of acceptance will be provided at least 30 days after receipt of abstract/paper.
DeReef F. Jamison, Guest Editor
About the Journal of Pan African Studies
For more information on the Journal of Pan African Studies, visit our website at: www.jpanafrican.com.
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