The Mark of Oppression: Explorations in the Personality of the American Negro

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Index
Adaptability, 118, 120, 138, 169
Adaptation, 3, 283
basic personality and, 9, 14, 317
defects in, 337-338
patterns of, 86, 159, 168
problems of, 80, 178
skin color and, 302
societal, 372-173
under "Emancipation," 48-51
under slavery, 40-47
Adaptational cycle, 371-373
Adaptational scheme, social discrimination and, 303-305
Addicts, drug 120, 122, 125, 126 (see also Narcotics)
Adolescence, 29, 258-283
Adulthood, 29-30
Affect-deprivation, 140
Affect-hunger, 143
Affection:
absence of, 140, 142, 147
desire for, 248-157
Affectivity, 86-87, 89, 110, 142, 146, 166- 167, 168, 245, 288, 335, 336
induction of, 18
potential, 304, 307-309, 310-311, 314, 315, 316
range, 305-306, 334, 335
African background, 38-41
Aggression, 113, 115, 116, 118, 119, 140, 145, 146, 148, 154, 169, 177, 263, 335
competitive, 31
control of, 13, 98, 168, 305, 315, 337
disposition of, 304-305
ideologies and, 35
inhibition of, 88-89, 104-111, 158-159, 199, 239
patterns of, 95-96
repressed, 305
uncontrolled, 287
Alcoholism, 159-160, 163, 192, 195, 313
Alor, social organization of, 15, 33, 36, 331, 337-338, 339, 350, 376
Ambitions, 124-125, 129, 196 (see also Aspirations)
drives due to, 202-204, 208-209
frustrations of, 84, 107, 109, 232
American Dilemma, An ( Myrdal), xiv, 37n,49n,51n,62n,73n,380n
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 328n
American People, The ( Gorer), 14
And Keep Your Powder Dry ( Mead), 13
Anger, 94-95, 98, 101, 161-162, 290 (see also Aggression, Hate, Hostility, Rage,. Resentment)
Animosity, intra-Negro, 213-214
Antagonism, 163, 254
Anxiety, 133, 145, 250, 335
achievement and, 30, 206-214
emergency function of, 22
hysteria, 206-214
social organizations and, 13
status, 335
subsistence, 21, 335
survival, 131, 133-134
Apathy, 85, 146, 175, 196, 269, 317
Aspirations, 146, 167, 246, 297, 332
low level, 145, 167
social, 118, 172, 174, 222-223
Assertion, 89, 200, 202-203, 204 (see also Submissiveness)
Attention, desire for, 248-257, 284
Automatization, 7-8, 27, 98, 307 (See also Internalization process)
Avoidance, techniques of, 115
Basic personality (see Personality, basic)
Behavior:
difficulties 214, 218-219, 221

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