An Existential Gaze at Multiracial Self-Concept: Implications for PsychotherapyJournal of Humanistic Psychology (2011)
Multiracial self-concept is conceptualized using an existential framework. First, the authors offer an analysis of how existential concerns are revealed within the multiracial experience, employing the theoretical constructs of terror management and social identity theories. Expanding on this foundation, they apply Heideggerian notions of human existence and self to multiracialness. And finally, using the aforementioned analysis as a backdrop, the authors discuss the emergence of existential themes in psychotherapy with multiracial individuals.
Publication DateApril 1, 2011
Citation InformationMatthew J. Taylor and John T. Nanney. "An Existential Gaze at Multiracial Self-Concept: Implications for Psychotherapy" Journal of Humanistic Psychology Vol. 51 Iss. 2 (2011) p. 195 - 215
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