Multicultural Psychology / Edition 2

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Overview

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205632350
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 7/23/2009
  • Series: MySearchLab Series for Psychology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 313,686
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

SECTION I

Multicultural Issues in the Context of Psychology

Chapter 1 What is Multicultural Psychology

Cultural Diversity and Mainstream Psychology

The Importance of Multicultural Issues

Social Class

Models of Racial/Ethnic Identity

Cross Model of Racial Identity

Helms Model of White Racial Identity

Sellers et al. Multidimensional Model of Racial Identity

Phinney Model of Ethnic Identity

Poston’s (1990) Biracial Identity Development Model

Models of Acculturation

Berry Model of Acculturation

LaFromboise, Coleman, and Gerton Models of Acculturation

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

Chapter 2 Multicultural Research Methods

Quantitative Research Methods

Theory-Guided Research

Sampling Issues

Recruitment of Participants

Ethnic and Racial Identification

Cultural Equivalence of Constructs and Measures

Culture-Specific Constructs

Data Analyses

Qualitative Research Methods

Communication and Dissemination of Findings

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

Chapter 3 Biological Psychology

Genetic Psychology

Genes and Intelligence

Genetics and Alcohol Use

Evolutionary Psychology

Evolution and Ethnic Identity

Health Psychology

Eating Disorders

Discrimination and Blood Pressure

Discrimination and Substance Abuse

Discrimination and Birth Outcomes

Discrimination and Chronic Health Problems

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

Chapter 4 Developmental Psychology

Racial and Ethnic Socialization

Racial and Ethnic Discrimination

A Developmental Model of Children’s Perceptions of Discrimination

Early Childhood

Middle/Late Childhood

Adolescence

Developmental Changes in Ethnic Identity in Adolescence

Ethnic and Racial Identity During Adolescence

Late Adolescence/Early Adulthood

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

Chapter 5 Social Psychology

Current Forms of Discrimination

Intergroup Stereotypes and Social Dominance

Intergroup Relations in School Settings

Stereotype Threat

Reducing Intergroup Prejudice

Affirmative Action

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

SECTION II

Psychology in the Context of Multicultural Issues

Chapter 6 African Americans

History

1600s-1800s: Slavery and the Civil War

1900s-1930s: Racism and Separatism

1940s-1970s: Civil rights

1980s-2000s: Dismantling of Affirmative Action, But Hope for the Future

Cultural Values and Identity

Family Issues

Mental Health

Academic Achievement and Career Development

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

Chapter 7 Asian Pacific Americans

History

Early Immigration

Asian Pacific Americans in Hawai’i

Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Southeast Asian Immigration

Recent Immigration

Asian American Identity and Civil Rights

Cultural Values and Identity

Family Issues

Mental Health

Academic Achievement and Career Development

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

Chapter 8 Latino/a Americans

History

Mexican Americans

Puerto Rican Americans

Cuban Americans

Other Latin Americans

Cultural Values and Identity

Family Issues

Mental Health

Academic Achievement and Career Development

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

Chapter 9 American Indians/Alaska Natives

History

Displacement by Europeans

Early American History

Government Interventions

Civil Rights

Cultural Values and Identity

Family Issues

Mental Health

Academic Achievement and Career Development

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

Chapter 10

History

Cultural Values and Identity

Family Issues

Mental Health

Academic Achievement and Career Development

Conclusion

Discussion Questions

References

Author Index

Subject Index

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