9780199766918

Multicultural Psychology : Understanding Our Diverse Communities

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199766918

  • ISBN 10:

    0199766916

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/07/2011
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Multicultural Psychology: Understanding Our Diverse Communities, Third Edition, combines quantitative and qualitative research with anecdotal material to examine an array of multicultural issues and capture the richness of diverse cultures. The text focuses on such compelling topics as differences in worldviews, communication, racial and cultural identity development, racism, and immigration. Other issues covered in the text include gender, sexuality, age, and ability. The authors provide a strong, vivid, and personal voice to the text, richly populating it with anecdotes from themselves, their students, and other contributors, and using them as central points around which to build their case for multicultural issues based on science. FEATURES: -Providesnarrative, first person accountsby people of all ages and cultures to illustrate the points discussed in the text -Combinesquantitative and qualitative research with anecdotal materialto examine an array of multicultural issues and capture the richness of diverse cultures NEW TO THIS EDITION: -Addresses the election of the first ethnic minority President of the United States in history -Cites more than200 new publications not found in the previous edition -Includes more than fifty new reactions from students -Extended Chapter Seven contains Latino as well as Asian/Philipino identity development, and also includes a new section on "affliliative identities" -Other sections have been replaced or added, such as "The Four F Reactions" on exposure to cultural differences and culturally specific therapies

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