ERIC Number: EJ786176
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Reference Count: 29
Lived Experience of Interracial Dialogue on Race: Proclivity to Participate
Willow, Rebecca A.
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v36 n1 p40 Jan 2008
The author conducted a qualitative inquiry of individuals' proclivity to participate in interracial dialogues. Lived experience of 20 participants in a race study circle yielded the overarching themes of education, self-reflection, advanced empathy, moral consciousness, universality, racial identity development, and social interest. Implications for research and recommendations for counselor education are discussed.
Descriptors: Race, Qualitative Research, Racial Identification, Counselor Training, Counseling, Empathy, Experience, Racial Factors, Moral Values, Holistic Approach, Social Influences, Counselor Attitudes, Racial Relations, Group Discussion, Racial Bias, Social Justice, Moral Development, Social Responsibility
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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