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For courses in Cross-Cultural Psychology, Multicultural Psychology, and Psychology of Race and Ethnicity.
This text introduces students to 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 complements the “real life” relevance of multicultural psychology.
This book provides an introduction to an 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 "real life" 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.
Gordon C. Nagayama Hall is Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary. Dr. Hall was previously a professor of psychology at Kent State University and the Pennsylvania State University. His research interests are in the cultural context of psychopathology. Dr. Hall is currently investigating cultural moderators of the effectiveness of treatments for depression with Asian Americans of treatments that are empirically-supported for other groups. This work is part of the Asian American Center on Disparities Research supported by the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Hall was President of the American Psychological Association Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (Division 45) and is the President of the Asian American Psychological Association from which he received the Distinguished Contribution Award. He is Editor of Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology and Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
Table of Contents
|Multicultural Issues in the Context of Psychology||p. 1|
|What is Multicultural Psychology?||p. 2|
|Cultural Diversity and Mainstream Psychology||p. 3|
|The Importance of Multicultural Issues||p. 5|
|Definitions of Multicultural Psychology, Race, Ethnicity, Culture, and Minority Status||p. 7|
|Social Class||p. 9|
|Models of Racial/Ethnic Identity||p. 9|
|Cross Model of Racial Identity||p. 10|
|Helms Model of White Racial Identity||p. 12|
|Sellers et al. Multidimensional Model of Racial Identity||p. 13|
|Phinney Model of Ethnic Identity||p. 14|
|Poston Biracial Identity Development Model||p. 15|
|Models of Acculturation||p. 16|
|Berry Model of Acculturation||p. 16|
|LaFromboise, Coleman, and Gerton Models of Acculturation||p. 17|
|Multicultural Research Methods||p. 20|
|Quantitative Research Methods||p. 20|
|Theory-Guided Research||p. 20|
|Sampling Issues||p. 21|
|Recruitment of Participants||p. 22|
|Ethnic and Racial Identification||p. 24|
|Cultural Equivalence of Constructs and Measures||p. 26|
|Culture-Specific Constructs||p. 29|
|Data Analyses||p. 30|
|Qualitative Research Methods||p. 32|
|Communication and Dissemination of Findings||p. 33|
|Biological Psychology||p. 35|
|Genetic Psychology||p. 35|
|Genes and Intelligence||p. 38|
|Genetics and Alcohol Use||p. 38|
|Evolutionary Psychology||p. 39|
|Evolution and Ethnic Identity||p. 40|
|Health Psychology||p. 42|
|Eating Disorders||p. 42|
|Discrimination and Blood Pressure||p. 45|
|Discrimination and Substance Use||p. 47|
|Discrimination and Birth Outcomes||p. 48|
|Discrimination and Chronic Health Problems||p. 48|
|Developmental Psychology||p. 51|
|Racial and Ethnic Socialization||p. 52|
|Racial and Ethnic Discrimination||p. 54|
|A Developmental Model of Children's Perceptions of Discrimination||p. 55|
|Early Childhood||p. 57|
|Middle/Late Childhood||p. 57|
|Developmental Changes in Ethnic Identity During Adolescence||p. 59|
|Effects of Racial and Ethnic Identity During Adolescence||p. 61|
|Late Adolescence/Early Adulthood||p. 64|
|Social Psychology||p. 68|
|Current Forms of Discrimination||p. 68|
|Intergroup Stereotypes and Social Dominance||p. 70|
|Intergroup Relations in School Settings||p. 71|
|Stereotype Threat||p. 75|
|Reducing Intergroup Prejudice||p. 78|
|Affirmative Action||p. 80|
|Psychology in the Context of Multicultural Issues||p. 85|
|African Americans||p. 86|
|1600s-1800s: Slavery and the Civil War||p. 87|
|1900s-1930s: Racism and Separatism||p. 88|
|1940s-1970s: Civil Rights||p. 89|
|1980s-2000s: Dismantling of Affirmative Action, but Hope for the Future||p. 90|
|Cultural Values and Identity||p. 92|
|Family Issues||p. 93|
|Mental Health||p. 96|
|Academic Achievement and Career Development||p. 97|
|Career Development||p. 99|
|Asian Pacific Americans||p. 102|
|Early Immigration||p. 103|
|Asian Pacific Americans in Hawaii||p. 105|
|Japanese American Incarceration During World War II||p. 105|
|Repeal of Immigration Restrictions||p. 106|
|Southeast Asian Immigration||p. 107|
|Recent Immigration||p. 107|
|Asian American Identity and Civil Rights||p. 108|
|Cultural Values and Identity||p. 109|
|Family Issues||p. 112|
|Intergenerational Cultural Gaps||p. 112|
|Family Obligations||p. 113|
|Mental Health||p. 114|
|Academic Achievement and Career Development||p. 116|
|Latino/a Americans||p. 119|
|Mexican Americans||p. 121|
|Puerto Rican Americans||p. 123|
|Cuban Americans||p. 123|
|Other Latin Americans||p. 124|
|Cultural Values and Identity||p. 125|
|Family Issues||p. 127|
|Mental Health||p. 130|
|Academic Achievement and Career Development||p. 132|
|American Indians and Alaska Natives||p. 135|
|Displacement by Europeans||p. 137|
|Early American History||p. 137|
|Government Interventions||p. 138|
|Civil Rights||p. 140|
|Cultural Values and Identity||p. 141|
|Family Issues||p. 143|
|Mental Health||p. 144|
|Academic Achievement and Career Development||p. 146|
|Multiracial Americans||p. 150|
|Cultural Values and Identity||p. 156|
|Family Issues||p. 159|
|Mental Health||p. 161|
|Academic Achievement and Career Development||p. 162|
|Biographical Sketch||p. 193|
|Author Index||p. 195|
|Subject Index||p. 207|
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