PEOPLE AND CULTURES OF HAWAII THE EVOLUTION OF CULTURE AND ETHNICITY

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People And Cultures Of Hawai I

Author : John F. McDermott
ISBN : 0824835808
Genre : History
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"This is a significant update to the highly influential text People and Cultures of Hawaii: A Psychocultural Profile. Since its publication in 1980, the immigrant groups it discusses in depth have matured and new ones have been added to the mix. The present work tracks the course of these changes over the past twenty years, constructing a historical understanding of each group as it evolved from race to ethnicity to culture. Individual chapters begin with an overview of one of fifteen groups. Following the development of its unique ethnocultural identity, distinctive character traits such as temperament and emotional expression are explored - as well as ethnic stereotypes. Also discussed are modifications to the group's ethnocultural identity over time and generational change - which traits may have changed over generations and which are more hardwired or enduring. An important feature of each chapter is the focus on the group's family social structure, generational and gender roles, power distribution, and central values and life goals. Readers will also find a description of the group's own internal social class structure, social and political strategies, and occupational and educational patterns. Finally, contributors consider how a particular ethnic group has blended into Hawai'i's culturally sensitive society." --Publisher.
Category: History

The Art Of Effective Facilitation

Author : Lisa M. Landreman
ISBN : 9781579229795
Genre : Education
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How can I apply learning and social justice theory to become a better facilitator? Should I prepare differently for workshops around specific identities? How do I effectively respond when things aren’t going as planned? This book is intended for the increasing number of faculty and student affairs administrators – at whatever their level of experience -- who are being are asked to become social justice educators to prepare students to live successfully within, and contribute to, an equitable multicultural society. It will enable facilitators to create programs that go beyond superficial discussion of the issues to fundamentally address the structural and cultural causes of inequity, and provide students with the knowledge and skills to work for a more just society. Beyond theory, design, techniques and advice on practice, the book concludes with a section on supporting student social action. The authors illuminate the art and complexity of facilitation, describe multiple approaches, and discuss the necessary and ongoing reflection process. What sets this book apart is how the authors illustrate these practices through personal narratives of challenges encountered, and by admitting to their struggles and mistakes. They emphasize the need to prepare by taking into account such considerations as the developmental readiness of the participants, and the particular issues and historical context of the campus, before designing and facilitating a social justice training or selecting specific exercises. They pay particular attention to the struggle to teach the goals of social justice education in a language that can be embraced by the general public, and to connect its structural and contextual analyses to real issues inside and outside the classroom. The book is informed by the recognition that “the magic is almost never in the exercise or the handout but, instead, is in the facilitation”; and by the authors’ commitment to help educators identify and analyze dehumanizing processes on their campuses and in society at large, reflect on their own socialization, and engage in proactive strategies to dismantle oppression.
Category: Education

Native Men Remade

Author : Ty P. Kāwika Tengan
ISBN : 9780822389378
Genre : Social Science
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Many indigenous Hawaiian men have felt profoundly disempowered by the legacies of colonization and by the tourist industry, which, in addition to occupying a great deal of land, promotes a feminized image of Native Hawaiians (evident in the ubiquitous figure of the dancing hula girl). In the 1990s a group of Native men on the island of Maui responded by refashioning and reasserting their masculine identities in a group called the Hale Mua (the “Men’s House”). As a member and an ethnographer, Ty P. Kāwika Tengan analyzes how the group’s mostly middle-aged, middle-class, and mixed-race members assert a warrior masculinity through practices including martial arts, woodcarving, and cultural ceremonies. Some of their practices are heavily influenced by or borrowed from other indigenous Polynesian traditions, including those of the Māori. The men of the Hale Mua enact their refashioned identities as they participate in temple rites, protest marches, public lectures, and cultural fairs. The sharing of personal stories is an integral part of Hale Mua fellowship, and Tengan’s account is filled with members’ first-person narratives. At the same time, Tengan explains how Hale Mua rituals and practices connect to broader projects of cultural revitalization and Hawaiian nationalism. He brings to light the tensions that mark the group’s efforts to reclaim indigenous masculinity as they arise in debates over nineteenth-century historical source materials and during political and cultural gatherings held in spaces designated as tourist sites. He explores class status anxieties expressed through the sharing of individual life stories, critiques of the Hale Mua registered by Hawaiian women, and challenges the group received in dialogues with other indigenous Polynesians. Native Men Remade is the fascinating story of how gender, culture, class, and personality intersect as a group of indigenous Hawaiian men work to overcome the dislocations of colonial history.
Category: Social Science

People And Cultures Of Hawaii

Author : John F. McDermott
ISBN : 0824807065
Genre : Social Science
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"In addition to the rich and useful material which this book provides any health worker or student of Hawaiian society, it also serves as a fascinating series of case studies in the adaptation of non-Western groups to a Western industrial society." --Journal of the Polynesian Society
Category: Social Science

Developing Cultural Humility

Author : Miguel E. Gallardo
ISBN : 9781483320724
Genre : Education
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Developing Cultural Humility offers a unique look into the journeys of psychologists striving towards an integration of multiculturalism in their personal and professional lives. Contributing authors—representing a mix of “cultural backgrounds” but stereotypically identified as “White”—engage in thoughtful dialogue with psychologists from underrepresented communities who are identified as established and respected individuals within the multicultural field. The contributing authors discuss both the challenges and rewards they experienced in their own journeys and how they continue to engage in the process of staying connected to their cultural identity and to being culturally responsive. In addition, psychologists who represent historically disenfranchised communities have similarly reflected on their own journey, while offering commentary to the personal stories of White psychologists. This text is useful for stimulating discussions about privilege, power, and the impact race has on either bringing people together or creating more distance, whether intentionally or unintentionally. It demonstrates to readers how to engage in the process of examining one’s own “culture” in more intentional ways, and discusses the implications as we move towards engaging in more dialogue around multicultural issues.
Category: Education

Haoles In Hawai I

Author : Judy Rohrer
ISBN : 0824834054
Genre : History
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Examines the the historical and contemporary place of haoles (white people) in Hawaii, recognizing this as a form of American whiteness specific to Hawaii, and arguing that "haole" was forged and reforged over two centuries of colonization and needs to be understood in that context.
Category: History

An Integrative Approach To Counseling

Author : Robert G. Santee
ISBN : 9781452278827
Genre : Psychology
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An Integrative Approach to Counseling: Bridging Chinese Thought, Evolutionary Theory, and Stress Management offers a global and integrative approach to counseling that incorporates multiple concepts and techniques from both eastern and western perspectives. The book identifies commonalities rather than the differences between them. The book also compares and contrasts the underlying cultural assumptions of western counseling with those of the Chinese perspectives of Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism, relative to integrating and applying a more global approach to helping individuals functionally adapt to challenges in their environments. The book will be used by faculty and students in those advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, counseling, or social work that cover such areas as introduction to counseling, counseling skills and techniques, counseling theories, multi-cultural awareness and counseling, and stress management.
Category: Psychology

Assessing And Treating Culturally Diverse Clients

Author : Freddy A. Paniagua
ISBN : 9781483320823
Genre : Education
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Now in its Fourth Edition, the best-selling Assessing and Treating Culturally Diverse Clients offers effective, practical guidelines in working with culturally diverse clients. Author and clinician Freddy A. Paniagua first summarizes general guidelines that clinicians can apply when assessing, diagnosing, or treating culturally diverse clients, but also addresses clinical work with specific culturally diverse groups such as African American, Hispanic, American Indian, and Asian clients. Two new chapters in this edition deal with the assessment, diagnoses, and treatment of emotional problems experienced by LGBT and older adult clientsfrom these culturally diverse groups.
Category: Education

Managing With Aloha

Author : Rosa Say
ISBN : 0976019019
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Managing with Aloha explores 19 different Hawaiian values, demonstrating how managers can bring these universal values into every kind of business practice today. With many examples drawn from her own successful career, Say shares her tested common-sense approaches to culture-building in the workplace while achieving success in business enterprise.
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Diversity In Counseling

Author : Robyn Brammer
ISBN : 9780840034533
Genre : Psychology
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Designed to help readers gain a better understanding of cultural dynamics, DIVERSITY IN COUNSELING, 2nd Edition encourages students to examine their own biases and perspectives and apply the material to clinical practice. The text provides a comprehensive examination of issues concerning ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and mixed cultural identities, and assists the reader in applying the information to counseling. Each chapter includes critical- thinking material, consisting of insight exercises, personal stories, and questions to consider. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Psychology