Out of K.O.S. (Knowledge of Self) Peter Lang
Black Masculinity, Psychopathology, and Treatment
By Steven Kniffley Jr., Ernest Brown Jr. and Bryan Davis
„Out of K.O.S. (Knowledge of Self): Black Masculinity, Psychopathology, and Treatment provides a comprehensive analysis of the development of racialized masculinity in Black males. This text explores the current theories related to gender development and racial identity development and their impact on the formation and expression of Black masculinity.
Specifically, this text investigates the intersection between Black masculinity development, racial identity, and race-related traumas/stressors. Out of K.O.S. highlights the dual experience of social oppression and cultural identity suppression as the catalyst for the formation of unintegrated Black masculinity, and its subsequent influence on Black male mental health.
Lastly, this book provides a comprehensive discussion concerning therapist variables and clinical interventions that can be helpful when working with Black males in a clinical setting.
Researchers Write Book On Development Of Masculinity Among Black Males
The development of masculinity among black males and its relationship to racial identity and race-related traumas and stress is the focus of a new book written by Wright State University’s Steven Kniffley Jr. and two of his graduate students.