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Frantz Fanon

In Fanon's Text Black Skin, White Masks, Fanon describes the self as something that is influenced by outside sources, or the other. More specifically, Fanon believes that the colonial systems of...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2020, 6:08 pm (UTC)

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Frantz Fanon

In chapters 4 and 5 of Black Skin, White Masks, Frantz Fanon respectively critiques Octave Mannoni's book The Psychology of Colonization and discusses the experience of alienation that is often...

Latest answer posted September 11, 2021, 8:18 pm (UTC)

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Frantz Fanon

Frantz Fanon's 1961 The Wretched of the Earth is the seminal psychological work to explore the effects of imperialism on colonized peoples. Fanon grew up in Martinique, a colony of France, and came...

Latest answer posted January 7, 2020, 8:42 pm (UTC)

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Frantz Fanon

One of Sigmund Freud’s main theories was that an individual’s personality development is rooted in his or her psychological background. Part of this belief concerned what happens when an individual...

Latest answer posted June 6, 2020, 6:34 pm (UTC)

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In this 1995 article, Bergner critiques Fanon for assuming maleness is normative, thus erasing women, and for falsely reducing Black women to objects primarily in search of male sexual partners,...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2021, 11:57 pm (UTC)

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In Blank Skin, White Masks Frantz Fanon provides us with an array of sharp thoughts and insights about how Black bodies and Black identities are constructed within Western, White societies....

Latest answer posted June 11, 2020, 5:00 pm (UTC)

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Frantz Fanon

In "Frantz Fanon and the Decolonial Turn in Psychology: from modern/colonial methods to the decolonial attitude," Maldonado-Torres writes of the decolonial turn in psychology as "the questioning...

Latest answer posted October 15, 2021, 3:05 am (UTC)

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As Frantz Fanon explains color prejudice, as he derives the meaning from Jean Paul Satre and Alan Burns, color prejudice, in essence, is racial hatred that is marked by reaction to dominant...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2013, 12:32 am (UTC)

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Gwen Bergner begins her article "Who Is That Masked Woman? Or, The Role of Gender in Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks" by explaining that many scholars have actually ignored the postcolonial,...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2021, 8:28 pm (UTC)

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First, let's consider what a decolonial turn in psychology means. Traditional psychological perspectives examine the struggles of an individual as existing almost within a vacuum. Research within...

Latest answer posted October 17, 2021, 1:32 am (UTC)

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This excerpt from Emma Mould's essay, "'Dismantling The Master's House: Strategies of Resistance in Post-Colonial Feminist Writing" is about the marginalization of Black women in the third world....

Latest answer posted November 9, 2021, 12:14 am (UTC)

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