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Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology is the first book to offer the theoretical background, practical knowledge, and training strategies needed to achieve multicultural competence. Focusing on a wide range of professional settings, editors Donald B. Pope-Davis, Hardin L.K. Coleman, William Ming Liu, and Rebecca L. Toporek provide a compendium of the latest research related to multicultural competency and the hands-on framework to develop specialized multicultural practices. An indispensable resource for psychologists, social workers, school counselors, and teachers, Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology is also an ideal supplementary text for students in counseling and clinical practice courses.

Chapter 6: Moving from Diversity to Multiculturalism: Exploring Power and Its Implications for Multicultural Competence

Moving from Diversity to Multiculturalism: Exploring Power and Its Implications for Multicultural Competence
Moving from diversity to multiculturalism: Exploring power and its implications for multicultural competence
William MingLiuDonald B.Pope-DavisUniversity of Notre Dame

Many years ago there was an emperor so exceedingly fond of new clothes that he spent all his money on being well dressed. Two weavers came to town and made it known that not only were their colors and patterns uncommonly fine, but clothes made of this cloth had a wonderful way of becoming invisible to anyone who was unfit for his office, or who was unusually stupid. “Those would be just the clothes for me,” thought the Emperor. “If I wore them I would be able to discover which men in my empire are ...

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