9781412915403

The Psychology of Ethnic Groups in the United States

  • ISBN 13:

    9781412915403

  • ISBN 10:

    1412915406

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/16/2009
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

This text allows students to explore fundamental issues and methods that distinguish the field of ethnic psychology within mainstream psychology. The authors focus on increasing readers' sensitivity, awareness, and knowledge regarding the role of ethnicity and culture in human behavior.Key Features Features a diverse authorship that includes respected African American, Latino, and Asian American researchers Provides overviews of significant theoretical formulations (on ethnic identity, acculturation, biculturalism, etc.) that offer students a foundation for examining the relationship between ethnicity and human behavior, adjustment, and social conditions Describes examples of applications within ethnic psychology such as family interventions and prevention and management of physical health risks Includes rich pedagogy to enhance student understanding such as chapter-opening vignettes, illustrative boxes and sidebars and a summary section highlighting key concepts and suggested readings.Intended audienceUndergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Multicultural Psychology, Psychology of Ethnic Groups, Minority Psychology, Cross Cultural Psychology and similar classes.

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