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Multicultural Psychology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Gordon Nagayama Hall

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 24, 2009

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For courses in Cross-Cultural/ Multicultural Psychology, and Psychology of Race and Ethnicity.

 

This text introduces student to cultural and minority status issues in psychology, and the role of multicultural issues in mainstream research. It focuses on multiple cultural groups that co-exist in the United States, and the sociopolitical aspects of this co-existence. An emphasis on empirical research findings complements the “real life” relevance of multicultural psychology.

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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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