Multicultural Psychology

Understanding Our Diverse Communities

Author: Melanie Domenech Rodriguez

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190460853

Category: Ethnopsychology

Page: 464

View: 8241

Multicultural Psychology: Understanding our Diverse Communities, Fourth Edition, combines quantitative and qualitative research with anecdotal material to examine multicultural issues and capture the richness of diverse cultures. The text is organized by topics areas in multicultural psychology rather than by ethnic groups, smoothly integrating important findings across ethnic groups as relevant. The text uses first-person narrative accounts from people of all ages and cultures in order to illustrate compelling topics such as communication, racial and cultural identity, development, racism, differences in worldviews, and immigration. Other issues covered in the text include gender, sexuality, age, and ability.
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Multicultural Psychology

Third Edition

Author: Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134990871

Category: Psychology

Page: 278

View: 8418

Multicultural Psychology introduces students to the myriad ways in which multicultural issues affect our understanding of, and research in, a wide range of domains including biological, developmental, social, and clinical psychological science. It provides in-depth coverage of the largest groups of color in the United States: African Americans, Latinx Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, and Native Americans. Students will gain an understanding of how race, ethnicity, and culture shape their own behavior, beliefs, interactions, and expectations, and those of the people around them. New to this edition: -New chapters on Clinical Psychology and Racial/Ethnic Identity and Acculturation -Greater focus on study of intersectional identities -Incorporates up-to-date research from a rapidly growing literature -Expanded coverage of qualitative research methods -Information about supplemental blog and video resources -Companion Website where students will find review questions and resource links, and instructors will find PowerPoint slides and discussion questions
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Understanding Cross-Cultural Psychology

Eastern and Western Perspectives

Author: Pittu Laungani

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761971542

Category: Psychology

Page: 264

View: 5312

This unique textbook eloquently introduces students to international perspectives on cross-cultural psychology (both Eastern and Western cultures), adopting a truly accessible narrative approach throughout. The main thrust of the book’s content is to discuss the framework of culture, family structure, health, and bereavement. Intercultural interaction—and all of their intersections—and consideration are also given to methodological and ethical research issues and their application to differing cultures.
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Multicultural Psychology, Understanding Our Diverse Communities

Psychology, Social psychology

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490288449

Category: Education

Page: 37

View: 9017

Facts101 is your complete guide to Multicultural Psychology, Understanding Our Diverse Communities. In this book, you will learn topics such as Cultural Differences in Worldviews, Cultural Differences in Communication, Immigrants, Refugees, and the Acculturation Process, and Stereotyping, Prejudice, Discrimination, and Racism plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Obama on Our Minds

The Impact of Obama on the Psyche of America

Author: Professor Department of Psychology and Sociology Lori A Barker

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199390614

Category: United States

Page: 312

View: 3097

On the evening of November 4, 2008, as news of Barack Obama's presidential victory spread, television footage depicted the emotional reactions of people across the country and the globe. As Obama gave his acceptance speech in Grant Park that night, the camera focused on those in the audience who were overjoyed, tears streaming down their faces. People cheered. Spontaneous and joyful celebrations broke out in the streets. Change had finally come. Analysts describe Barack Obama's success as "unheard of"--a meteoric rise--leaving many in the elite political circles astonished at what he had accomplished in his campaign. With his success, many questions arose: How was a junior senator from Chicago able to do this? Why does he evoke such strong reactions? What cultural shifts took place in American society for this to happen? Do we now live in a post-racial society, and what will this mean for the next generation? In Obama on Our Minds, Lori A. Barker leads a team of expert multicultural theorists and researchers studying racism, ethnic identity, sexual orientation, and immigration to answer these questions and analyze the enormous impact of this groundbreaking event in our nation's history.
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Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology

Author: Yo Jackson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412909488

Category: Psychology

Page: 509

View: 6921

The Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology is the first authoritative guide to synthesize the dynamic field of multicultural psychology. This volume includes entries on a broad array of issues and covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. The Encyclopedia addresses culture across a broad spectrum of psychological perspectives and includes topics that are relevant to social psychology, cognitive psychology, environmental psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and clinical psychology.
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Strategies for Building Multicultural Competence in Mental Health and Educational Settings

Author: Madonna G. Constantine,Derald Wing Sue

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471721719

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

View: 5363

"A must-read book for all mental health professionals wanting to keep up with today's most important clients...practical, concrete, hands-on details from firsthand experts on ethnic populations." --Richard Suinn, PhD, Colorado State University, Past president (1999), American Psychological Association The rich mosaic of racial and ethnic diversity defines our society now more than ever. For students and professional psychologists, this translates into a critical need to address a range of cultural diversity issues, as well as potential biases. Recently, the American Psychological Association (APA) recognized the importance of cultural competence for psychologists through its adoption of its Multicultural Guidelines. Applying those guidelines to real-world practice is both complex and challenging. Only one text brings it all into sharp focus: Strategies for Building Multicultural Competence in Mental Health and Educational Settings. Edited and written by renowned multicultural experts, this informative guide is full of concrete strategies and case examples, all geared toward achieving the goal of culturally competent practice. Chapter by chapter, it uses a variety of practice modalities in various settings to help all mental health professionals increase their familiarity and compliance with the APA Multicultural Guidelines. Beginning with a useful summary of the APA guidelines, Strategies for Building Multicultural Competence in Mental Health and Educational Settings covers the guidelines' relevance to: * Individual and group counseling * Couples and family counseling * Career counseling with people of color * Independent practice settings * Multicultural consultations and organizational change * Academic mental health training settings * Clinical and hospital settings * College counseling center settings * Elementary and secondary school settings This timely reference also considers building multicultural competence around indigenous healing practices; in clinical supervision contexts; and in culturally sensitive research. Taken together, the book is a much-needed blueprint for making culturally informed decisions, explaining how the multicultural initiatives you implement today can he'p shape the field's future.
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Multicultural Encounters

Case Narratives from a Counseling Practice

Author: Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807742589

Category: Psychology

Page: 131

View: 3057

Counsellors and other mental health professionals are increasingly encountering clients who differ from them in terms of race, culture, and ethnicity. Unfortunately many have not been trained to understand how powerfully culture affects our view of the world. The series on Multicultural Foundations of Counseling and Psychology is an invaluable new resource from Teachers College Press that focuses on multicultural issues in counseling and psychology. The books in this series chart the development of this evolving new field and will help educators, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and other mental health professionals learn to balance culture-universal and culture specific approaches to treat a diverse population. This volume uses fascinating therapeutic encounters to help clinicians understand and respond to the needs of their increasingly diverse clientele. Murphy-Shigematsu urges clinicians to look beyond their assumptions and stereotypes to learn their clients' cultures through eliciting key narratives. Keeping the client and therapist center stage, the author shows the complex ways in which their cultural self-narratives interact.
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Research Methods in Psychology

Investigating Human Behavior

Author: Paul G. Nestor,Russell K. Schutt

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483369153

Category: Social Science

Page: 448

View: 4059

The Second Edition of Paul G. Nestor and Russell K. Schutt’s successful and unique Research Methods in Psychology: Investigating Human Behavior draws from substantive research stories to illustrate how research is presented while systematically unifying the entire research process within a conceptual framework. This accessible text examines engaging research studies and examples, considering research ethics throughout. “This is a great text that emphasizes the important concepts within research methods. The resources are excellent; they incorporate up-to-date research and technology and introduce the student to empirical articles, and the information is presented in a way that challenges the student to apply the material.” —Maria Pacella, Kent State University “The text is comprehensive. It covers a wide variety of information without being overwhelming. This is a very good textbook for an introductory course in research methods. I like that its focus is on psychological research specifically.” —Angela M. Heads, Prairie View A&M University
Posted in Social Science

Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development

Author: Patricia M. Greenfield,Rodney R. Cocking

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1317598687

Category: Psychology

Page: 426

View: 810

Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children in the host culture. It was a ground-breaking volume that not only offered an historical reconstruction of the cross-cultural roots of minority child development, but a new cultural-historical approach to developmental psychology as well. It was also one of the best attempts to develop guidelines for building models of development that are multicultural in perspective, thus challenging scholars across the behavioral sciences to give more credence to the impact of culture on development and socialization in their respective fields of work. A true classic, Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development will remain an essential resource for any scholar who is interested in minority child development and engages in cross-cultural research and multidisciplinary methodologies.
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Cross-Cultural Psychology

Contemporary Themes and Perspectives

Author: Kenneth D. Keith

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444351796

Category: Psychology

Page: 600

View: 7429

This book situates the essential areas of psychology within a cultural perspective, exploring the relationship of culture to psychological phenomena, from introduction and research foundations to clinical and social principles and applications. • Includes contributions from an experienced, international team of researchers and teachers • Brings together new perspectives and research findings with established psychological principles • Organized around key issues of contemporary cross-cultural psychology, including ethnocentrism, diversity, gender and sexuality and their role in research methods • Argues for the importance of culture as an integral component in the teaching of psychology
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The Oxford Handbook of Multicultural Identity

Author: Veronica Benet-Martinez,Ying-Yi Hong

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199796750

Category: Psychology

Page: 560

View: 2363

Multiculturalism is a prevalent worldwide societal phenomenon. Aspects of our modern life, such as migration, economic globalization, multicultural policies, and cross-border travel and communication have made intercultural contacts inevitable. High numbers of multicultural individuals (23-43% of the population by some estimates) can be found in many nations where migration has been strong (e.g., Australia, U.S., Western Europe, Singapore) or where there is a history of colonization (e.g., Hong Kong). Many multicultural individuals are also ethnic and cultural minorities who are descendants of immigrants, majority individuals with extensive multicultural experiences, or people with culturally mixed families; all people for whom identification and/or involvement with multiple cultures is the norm. Despite the prevalence of multicultural identity and experiences, until the publication of this volume, there has not yet been a comprehensive review of scholarly research on the psychological underpinning of multiculturalism. The Oxford Handbook of Multicultural Identity fills this void. It reviews cutting-edge empirical and theoretical work on the psychology of multicultural identities and experiences. As a whole, the volume addresses some important basic issues, such as measurement of multicultural identity, links between multilingualism and multiculturalism, the social psychology of multiculturalism and globalization, as well as applied issues such as multiculturalism in counseling, education, policy, marketing and organizational science, to mention a few. This handbook will be useful for students, researchers, and teachers in cultural, social, personality, developmental, acculturation, and ethnic psychology. It can also be used as a source book in advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on identity and multiculturalism, and a reference for applied psychologists and researchers in the domains of education, management, and marketing.
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APA Handbook of Multicultural Psychology

Author: Frederick T. L. Leong

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781433812552

Category: Multiculturalism

Page: N.A

View: 4599

Posted in Multiculturalism

The Psychology of Diversity

Beyond Prejudice and Racism

Author: James M. Jones,John F. Dovidio,Deborah L. Vietze

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118588142

Category: Psychology

Page: 432

View: 8256

The Psychology of Diversity presents a captivating social-psychological study of diversity, the obstacles confronting it, and the benefits it provides. Goes beyond prejudice and discrimination to discuss the personal and social implications of diversity for both majority and minority group members Considers how historical, political, economic, and societal factors shape the way people think about and respond to diversity Explains why discrimination leads to bias at all levels in society – interpersonal, institutional, cultural, and social Describes proven techniques for improving intergroup relations Examines the brain's impact on bias in clear terms for students with little or no background in neuroscience Includes helpful study tools throughout the text as well as an online instructor’s manual
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Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination

Author: Scott Plous

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities Social

ISBN: 9780072554434

Category: Psychology

Page: 609

View: 8737

Used as a main text or supplementary text for courses on prejudice, discrimination, and diversity. Interdisciplinary in scope and approach, this anthology combines research articles, opinion polls, legal decisions, news reports, personal narratives, and more. It focuses on perpetrators, bystanders, and social institutions.
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Principles of Animal Cognition

Author: William Albert Roberts

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 464

View: 5160

With the cognitive revolution in human psychology in the 1960s, psychologists interested in animal behavior began to return to a broader set of questions about information processing in animals. Principles of Animal Cognition, by William Roberts, is a systematic, up-to-date review of research in these different areas. Since most students know little about the psychology of non-human species, their eyes will have been opened to the fact that animals perceive the world in complex ways. The text covers a broad range of exciting topics on animal psychology that most undergraduates find of considerable interest. In addition to courses on animal cognition, the text can be used in courses on learning, animal behavior, ethnology, or general cognition. Students will find this text more appealing than standard learning texts because it discusses a broader range of topics on animal psychology. Until now, no textbook that had successfully integrated material from the field of animal cognition, Principles of Animal Cognition, by William Roberts accomplishes this admirably.
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Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health

Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations

Author: Freddy A. Paniagua,Ann-Marie Yamada

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123978122

Category: Psychology

Page: 660

View: 2890

The Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health, Second Edition, discusses the impact of cultural, ethnic, and racial variables for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, service delivery, and development of skills for working with culturally diverse populations. Intended for the mental health practitioner, the book translates research findings into information to be applied in practice. The new edition contains more than 50% new material and includes contributions from established leaders in the field as well as voices from rising stars in the area. It recognizes diversity as extending beyond race and ethnicity to reflect characteristics or experiences related to gender, age, religion, disability, and socioeconomic status. Individuals are viewed as complex and shaped by different intersections and saliencies of multiple elements of diversity. Chapters have been wholly revised and updated, and new coverage includes indigenous approaches to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and physical disorders; spirituality; the therapeutic needs of culturally diverse clients with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities; suicide among racial and ethnic groups; multicultural considerations for treatment of military personnel and multicultural curriculum and training. Foundations-overview of theory and models Specialized assessment in a multicultural context Assessing and treating four major culturally diverse groups in clinical settings Assessing and treating other culturally diverse groups in clinical settings Specific conditions/presenting problems in a cultural context Multicultural competence in clinical settings
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Connecting Across Cultures

The Helper's Toolkit

Author: Pamela A. Hays

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452217912

Category: Psychology

Page: 124

View: 9827

Chock-full of fun exercises, surprising tips, and real-world case examples, Pamela A. Hays’ Connecting Across Cultures: The Helper’s Toolkit provides both students and professionals in health care and social service with the skills to develop respectful, smooth relationships with their clients and with the community at large. The book provides practical, hands-on strategies for connecting with people across differences related to ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, disability, age, gender, and class. Since cross-cultural relationships add a level of difficulty to all the usual relationship challenges, this book will be applicable for almost every relationship you may encounter.
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Cross-Cultural Psychology

Critical Thinking and Contemporary Applications, Sixth Edition

Author: Eric B. Shiraev,David A. Levy

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1134871317

Category: Psychology

Page: 428

View: 9678

Written in a conversational style that transforms complex ideas into accessible ones, this international best-seller provides an interdisciplinary review of the theories and research in cross‐cultural psychology. The book’s unique critical thinking framework, including Critical Thinking boxes, helps to develop analytical skills. Exercises interspersed throughout promote active learning and encourage class discussion. Case in Point sections review controversial issues and opinions about behavior in different cultural contexts. Cross‐Cultural Sensitivity boxes underscore the importance of empathy in communication. Numerous applications better prepare students for working in various multicultural contexts such as teaching, counseling, health care, and social work. The dynamic author team brings a diverse set of experiences in writing this book. Eric Shiraev was raised in the former Soviet Union and David Levy is from Southern California. Sensation, perception, consciousness, intelligence, human development, emotion, motivation, social perception, interaction, psychological disorders, and applied topics are explored from cross‐cultural perspectives. New to the 6th Edition: Over 200 recent references, particularly on studies of non-western regions such as the Middle East, Africa, Asia, & Latin America as well as the US and Europe. New chapter on personality and the self with an emphasis on gender identity. New or revised chapter opening vignettes that draw upon current events. More examples related to the experiences of international students in the US and indigenous people. Many more figures and tables that appeal to visual learners. New research on gender, race, religious beliefs, parenting styles, sexual orientation, ethnic identity and stereotypes, conflict resolution, immigration, intelligence, physical abuse, states of consciousness, DSM-5, cultural customs, evolutionary psychology, treatment of psychological disorders, and acculturation. Revised methodology chapter with more attention to issues related specifically to cross-cultural research and more on qualitative and mixed methods. A companion website at www.routledge.com/9781138668386 where instructors will find a test bank containing multiple choice, true and false, short answer, and essay questions and answers for each chapter, and a complete set of tables and figures from the text; and students will find chapter outlines, flashcards of key terms, and links to further resources and the authors' Facebook page. Intended as a text for courses on cross-cultural psychology, multicultural psychology, cultural psychology, cultural diversity, and the psychology of ethnic groups and a resource for practitioners, researchers, and educators who work in multicultural environments.
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