Managing Multiculturalism in Substance Abuse Services / Edition 1

Managing Multiculturalism in Substance Abuse Services / Edition 1

by Jacob U. Gordon, Gorden
     
 

ISBN-10: 080395736X

ISBN-13: 9780803957367

Pub. Date: 07/15/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The increased number of ethnic groups living in Western societies offers challenges to the successful development and delivery of drug abuse services. This volume examines the history, patterns of drug use, customs and beliefs of five major racial groups - African, Asian, European, Native and Hispanics - and their relation to current treatment for drug abuse.

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Overview

The increased number of ethnic groups living in Western societies offers challenges to the successful development and delivery of drug abuse services. This volume examines the history, patterns of drug use, customs and beliefs of five major racial groups - African, Asian, European, Native and Hispanics - and their relation to current treatment for drug abuse. Contributors address critical issues and make recommendations for change in public policy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803957367
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/15/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Michael S Cunningham
Introduction
PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL ISSUES
Historical and Theoretical Considerations - Janine Moore Lee
Implications for Multiculturalism in Substance Abuse Services
Problems of Definition - Larry Dyer
PART TWO: CULTURAL GROUPINGS
African American Perspective - Jacob U Gordon
Asian American Perspective - Man Keung Ho
European American Perspective - Richard Hayton
Some Considerations
The Latino Perspective - Fernando I Soriano
A Sociocultural Portrait
Native American Perspective - Mary Lee Robbins
PART THREE: MANAGING DIVERSITY
Drug-Free Schools - Nelly Ukpokodu
A Multicultural Education Approach
Multicultural Model for Program Evaluation - Edith M Freeman
The Role of Leadership in the Substance Abuse Field - Jacob U Gordon
Conclusions - Jacob U Gordon

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