By Jaipaul L. Roopnarine,Derek Chadee

The Caribbean is an enormous area the place individuals of various ethnic teams converse many alternative languages and feature ancestral ties to numerous continents. This cultural variety leads to an array of distinctive mental wishes. even if, those teams all proportion a typical historical past of colonialism, slavery, and indentured servitude that maintains to affect them to this present day. therefore, researchers, practitioners, and organisations needs to collaborate to create a unified Caribbean psychology that meets either the shared and disparate wishes of these who stay within the zone and within the diaspora. This e-book brings jointly students from various fields, a lot of whom come from Caribbean backgrounds. Divided into 5 sections, the e-book starts off with an summary of psychology within the Caribbean, arguing that psychology is biased in the direction of the Euro-American point of view. therefore, it examines the conceptual bases for an indigenous method of Caribbean psychology as a part of a extra globalized self-discipline. each one next part makes a speciality of a specific box of research: Developmental psychology; overall healthiness and group psychology; Social psychology; scientific psychology. Chapters inside of those sections hide a number of issues that would profit not just researchers and practitioners who concentrate on Caribbean-specific matters, but in addition those that search a extra foreign method of psychology.

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