Toward a Critical Race Psychology

  title={Toward a Critical Race Psychology},
  author={Phia S. Salter and Glenn Adams},
  journal={Social and Personality Psychology Compass},
  • P. Salter, G. Adams
  • Published 1 November 2013
  • Psychology
  • Social and Personality Psychology Compass
Critical Race Theory (CRT) emerged as an identity-conscious intervention within critical legal studies and has subsequently developed an interdisciplinary presence. We draw upon CRT perspectives to articulate five core ideas for a Critical Race Psychology (CRP). CRT perspectives (1) approach racism as a systemic force embedded in everyday society (rather than a problem of individual bias); (2) illuminate how ideologies of neoliberal individualism (e.g., merit, choice) often reflect and… 
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