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Out of K.O.S. (Knowledge of Self)

Black Masculinity, Psychopathology, and Treatment

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Steven Kniffley Jr., Ernest Brown Jr. and Bryan Davis

Out of K.O.S. (Knowledge of Self): Black Masculinity, Psychopathology, and Treatment provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of racialized masculinity in Black males. This text explores the current theories related to gender development and racial identity development and their impact on the formation and expression of Black masculinity. Specifically, this text investigates the intersection between Black masculinity development, racial identity, and race-related traumas/stressors. Out of K.O.S. (Knowledge of Self): Black Masculinity, Psychopathology, and Treatment highlights the dual experience of social oppression and cultural identity suppression as the catalyst for the formation of unintegrated Black masculinity, and its subsequent influence on Black male mental health. Lastly, this book provides a comprehensive discussion concerning therapist variables and clinical interventions that can be helpful when working with Black males in a clinical setting.

BIC Classifications

  • Society & social sciences (J)
    • Society & culture: general (JF)
      • Social issues & processes (JFF)
        • Social discrimination & inequality (JFFJ)
      • Social groups (JFS)
        • Gender studies, gender groups (JFSJ)
          • Gender studies: men (JFSJ2)
    • Psychology (JM)
      • Psychology of gender (JMG)
      • Social, group or collective psychology (JMH)
      • Psychology: emotions (JMQ)
    • Education (JN)
      • History of education (JNB)

BISAC Classifications

  • Psychology (PSY)
    • PSYCHOLOGY / Emotions (PSY013000)
    • PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations (PSY017000)
    • PSYCHOLOGY / Industrial & Organizational Psychology (PSY021000)
    • PSYCHOLOGY / Personality (PSY023000)
    • PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology (PSY031000)

THEMA Classifications

  • Society & Social Sciences (J)
    • Society & culture: general (JB)
      • Social & ethical issues (JBF)
        • Social discrimination & equal treatment (JBFA)
        • Social attitudes (JBFX)
      • Social groups (JBS)
        • Gender studies, gender groups (JBSF)
          • Gender studies: men & boys (JBSF2)
    • Psychology (JM)
      • Psychology of gender (JMG)
      • Social, group or collective psychology (JMH)