Handbook Of Asian American Psychology / Edition 1

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This comprehensive volume, now available in paperback, examines current research and constructs necessary for improving our understanding of Asian Americans. The contributors focus on a wide range of topics, including racism, family violence, addictive behaviours, interracial marriage, academic achievement, interpersonal relationships, career development and mental health.

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Makes available in a single source descriptions and evaluations of current research on all ethnic subgroups of Asian Americans. Nineteen contributions survey the burgeoning, but scattered literature on an increasingly diverse population. They discuss families, children, youth, the elderly, and women; interracial marriages and the multiracial Americans they lead to; ethnic identity; academic achievement; and career development and vocational behaviors. Other topics include racism, family violence, addictive behaviors, interpersonal relations, and mental health services and treatment. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761921189
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/18/1999
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.24 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Dick Suinn
An Overview - Lee C Lee
Research Methods - Jeffrey S Tanaka et al
The Construct Validity of Self-Identity and its Psychological Implications
Families - Barbara Yee, Larke Huang and Angela Lew
Life-Span Socialization in a Cultural Context
Psychosocial Status of Children and Youths - Lee C Lee and Ginny Zhan
The Elderly - Paul Wong and Victor Ujimoto
Their Stress, Coping and Mental Health
Women - Maria Root
Interracial Marriages - Harry Kitano, Diane Fujino and Jane Takahashi Sato
Where are the Asian Americans and where are they going?
Multiracial Americans - Maria Root
Changing the Face of Asian America
Ethnic Identity - David Sue, Winnie Mak and Derald Sue
Academic Achievement and Performance - Jayjia Hsia and Samuel Peng
Career Development and Vocational Behaviours - Frederick Leong
Racism - Kathleen Young and David Takeuchi
Internment and Intergenerational Relations - Donna Nagata
Psychopathology - Kevin Chun et al
Mental Health Services and Treatment - Jean Chin
Family Violence - Joyce Lum
Addictive Behaviors - Nolan Zane and Jeannie Huh-Kim

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