Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology, Hardback Book

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology Hardback

Edited by Yolanda Kaye Jackson


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SAGE Reference is proud to announce the Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology. During the past 30 years, the study of racial and ethnic minority issues in psychology has evolved to what can be considered a significant and rapidly growing subfield within psychology. This volume represent a thorough overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic and minority issues and covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience.

Coverage includes contributions from all the major areas including: social; developmental; methodological; clinical; industrial/organizational; health; educational; and school and family psychology. Key features include:- supportive discussion on culture, not race, as the best way to understand differences among individuals;- a focuses on culture to provide a reference to the terms, concepts and issues used in this field;- a thorough overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic and minority issues and covers all of the major ethnic groups and subgroups; - a discussion on the sociological issues as well as conceptual issues relevant to the field of multicultural psychology. Key themes include:- Conceptual Issues;- Cultural Concerns;- Ethnic Groups;- Indigenous Concerns;- Measurement;- Professional Organizations;- Psychopathology;- Sociological Issue;- Treatment. Topics covered include: - academic achievement; - acculturation; - affirmative action; - community interventions; - education; - health; - immigrants; - prejudice; - racial identity development; - social ecology; - stereotyping; - teaching multiculturalism; - tokenism; - values; - violence;- worldviews.