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This revised and expanded version of The Community of Self is one of Akbar's six books which address the issue of a holistic human psychology and an increased understanding of the unique psychological funtioning of African-American in particular. The Community of Self has been adapted as stage play, used as a guide for education of African-American children.. applied in workshops for social services and mental health providers, and used as a personal development and self-help book by thousands of people worldwide.
The Community of Self
By Na'im Akbar
Paperback: 80 pages
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