Multicultural Psychology

ISBN-10: 0205632351

ISBN-13: 9780205632350

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

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Description: This book provides an introduction to and overview of cultural and minority status issues in psychology, and the role of multicultural issues in mainstream research. It focuses on multiple cultural groups that co-exist in the United States and the sociopolitical aspects of this co-existence. An emphasis on empirical research findings compliments the ldquo;real liferdquo; relevance of multicultural psychology that is also addressed.Multicultural issues in psychology, how multicultural issues connect with Biological, Social, Personality, and Developmental Psychology. Issues involving women and ethnic minority groups, including African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino Americans, American Indians, and Multiethnic Americans.For individuals seeking to understand sociocultural issues in psychology.

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List price: $105.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/26/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

Preface
Multicultural Issues in the Context of Psychology
What is Multicultural Psychology?
Cultural Diversity and Mainstream Psychology
The Importance of Multicultural Issues
Definitions of Multicultural Psychology, Race, Ethnicity, Culture, and Minority Status
Social Class
Models of Racial/Ethnic Identity
Cross Model of Racial Identity
Helms Model of White Racial Identity
Sellers et al. Multidimensional Model of Racial Identity
Phinney Model of Ethnic Identity
Poston Biracial Identity Development Model
Models of Acculturation
Berry Model of Acculturation
LaFromboise, Coleman, and Gerton Models of Acculturation
Multicultural Research Methods
Quantitative Research Methods
Theory-Guided Research
Sampling Issues
Recruitment of Participants
Ethnic and Racial Identification
Cultural Equivalence of Constructs and Measures
Culture-Specific Constructs
Data Analyses
Qualitative Research Methods
Communication and Dissemination of Findings
Biological Psychology
Genetic Psychology
Genes and Intelligence
Genetics and Alcohol Use
Evolutionary Psychology
Evolution and Ethnic Identity
Health Psychology
Eating Disorders
Discrimination and Blood Pressure
Discrimination and Substance Use
Discrimination and Birth Outcomes
Discrimination and Chronic Health Problems
Developmental Psychology
Racial and Ethnic Socialization
Racial and Ethnic Discrimination
A Developmental Model of Children's Perceptions of Discrimination
Early Childhood
Middle/Late Childhood
Adolescence
Developmental Changes in Ethnic Identity During Adolescence
Effects of Racial and Ethnic Identity During Adolescence
Late Adolescence/Early Adulthood
Social Psychology
Current Forms of Discrimination
Intergroup Stereotypes and Social Dominance
Intergroup Relations in School Settings
Stereotype Threat
Reducing Intergroup Prejudice
Affirmative Action
Psychology in the Context of Multicultural Issues
African Americans
History
1600s-1800s: Slavery and the Civil War
1900s-1930s: Racism and Separatism
1940s-1970s: Civil Rights
1980s-2000s: Dismantling of Affirmative Action, but Hope for the Future
Cultural Values and Identity
Family Issues
Mental Health
Academic Achievement and Career Development
Career Development
Asian Pacific Americans
History
Early Immigration
Asian Pacific Americans in Hawaii
Japanese American Incarceration During World War II
Repeal of Immigration Restrictions
Southeast Asian Immigration
Recent Immigration
Asian American Identity and Civil Rights
Cultural Values and Identity
Family Issues
Intergenerational Cultural Gaps
Family Obligations
Mental Health
Academic Achievement and Career Development
Latino/a Americans
History
Mexican Americans
Puerto Rican Americans
Cuban Americans
Other Latin Americans
Cultural Values and Identity
Family Issues
Mental Health
Acculturation
Discrimination
Academic Achievement and Career Development
American Indians and Alaska Natives
History
Displacement by Europeans
Early American History
Government Interventions
Civil Rights
Cultural Values and Identity
Family Issues
Mental Health
Academic Achievement and Career Development
Multiracial Americans
History
Cultural Values and Identity
Family Issues
Mental Health
Academic Achievement and Career Development
References
Biographical Sketch
Author Index
Subject Index
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