What is African Psychology the psychology of?

@article{Nwoye2015WhatIA,
  title={What is African Psychology the psychology of?},
  author={Augustine Nwoye},
  journal={Theory \& Psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={25},
  pages={116 - 96}
}
  • A. Nwoye
  • Published 14 January 2015
  • Psychology
  • Theory & Psychology
Throughout the past half-century, the formal study of psychology in African universities has been colonized by mainstream Western psychology. This situation was inimical to any early efforts to entrench African Psychology as an academic discipline in African universities. However, this negative state of affairs did not last indefinitely. But with the recent emergence of African Psychology it soon became necessary to trace the history of its emergence and evolution, formulate its definitive core… 
Essence or experience? A new direction for African psychology
This article examines the attempts of psychologists in South Africa to “Africanize” the discipline. Beginning with a brief history of psychology on the continent, it contextualizes the call for an
African psychology and the emergence of the Madiban tradition
The recent welcome inclusion of the study of African psychology within the psychology degree curriculum of some forward-thinking African universities has been lauded as a great positive drive in the
African psychology: from acquiescence to dissent
Over the past 5 or 6 years, it has consistently been argued that African psychology should be recognised as an emerging tradition and a counter-canonical and insurgent postcolonial discipline fitting
Four (African) psychologies
In “What is African psychology the psychology of?,” Augustine Nwoye asks a question that continues to trouble those with an interest in psychology in relation to African societies. This question, in
A Decolonial Africa(n)-Centered Psychology of Antiracism
Coloniality represents the contemporary patterns of power and domination that emerged in the late 15th century during the so-called classic era of colonialism. Although much of psychology and
A psychology in our own language: Redefining psychology in an African context
Abstract Psychology in Africa has for a long time and continues to be a contentious subject. Many scholars have pointed to the importance of acknowledging multiple forms of knowing and being in the
African Philosophy as a Multidisciplinary Discourse
Philosophy is often labelled the “Queen of the Sciences,” meaning not merely that it gave birth to most other disciplines, but also that it has influenced their course. In this chapter, Metz proceeds
“From psychology in Africa to African psychology” : going nowhere slowly
Abstract This provocation reimagines the dominant indigenisation discourse of psychology in South Africa, which conceives the process of “decolonizing” as equivalent to “Africanizing”. I argue that
Cultural discourses in apartheid-era psychology, 1980–1994
Since the 1970s, “indigenous psychology” has blossomed into a global movement that seeks to tailor psychological knowledge and practices for use in other-than-western contexts. Prompted by the often
African, Black, Neither or Both? Models and Strategies Developed and Implemented by The Association of Black Psychologists
The Association of Black Psychologists’ (ABPsi) has embodied its mission within the context of the evolving discipline of Black Psychology. In its 50-year evolution, the association has evolved and
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 52 REFERENCES
Through the Prism of Black Psychology : A Critical Review of Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Africology as Seen Through the Paradigmatic Lens of Black Psychology
This paper attempts to address the invisibility of Africana psychological theory, research, and methodology in Africology by synthesizing the competing definitions, schools of thought, and research
Through the Prism of Black Psychology: A Critical Review of Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Africology as Seen Through the Paradigmatic Lens of Black Psychology
This paper attempts to address the invisibility of Africana psychological theory, research, and methodology in Africology by synthesizing the competing definitions, schools of thought, and research
AFRICANISATION OF PSYCHOLOGY : IDENTITIES AND CONTINENTS
The psychologies of North America and Europe have long dominated African academies. The relevance of this knowledge for people of African origin, has been challenged in arguments for the
Origins and development of indigenous psychologies: An international analysis
This article examines the origin, development, and characteristics of the indigenous psychologies (IPs) initiated in various regions of the world. These IPs arose as a reaction to the mainstream
A psycho-cultural history of psychotherapy in Africa
This paper is an attempt to construct a psycho-cultural history of psychological therapies in Africa. It explores the origin, vision and direction, clinical and preventive goals and approaches, the
Colonial Psychiatry and “The African Mind.”
TLDR
It's coming again, the new collection that this site has, and the favorite colonial psychiatry and the african mind book is offered as the choice today.
“Remapping the Fabric of the African Self: A Synoptic Theory”
A thorough knowledge of the synoptic structure and contents of the modern African self is essential for an improved understanding of the Africa of the 21st century. This lack has compelled
Indigenous View on Human Development: West African Perspective
The Splendid and the Savage: The Dance of the Opposites in Indigenous Andean Thought Lo Espléndido y lo Salvaje: La Danza de los Contrarios en el Pensamiento Indígena Andino
One of the most well-known and defining characteristics of indigenous Andean thought is its adherence to a “complementary dualism” in which the “opposites” of existence are viewed as interdependent
Why the self is empty. Toward a historically situated psychology.
  • P. Cushman
  • Psychology
    The American psychologist
  • 1990
TLDR
A contextualized treatment of the current configuration of self, some of the pathologies that plague it, and the technologies that attempt to heal it and Psychology's role in constructing the empty self, and thus reproducing the current hierarchy of power and privilege, is examined.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...