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Readings in Ethnic Psychology

1st Edition

Edited by Pamela Balls Organista, Kevin Chun, Gerardo Marin

Routledge

384 pages

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Reviews

"Readings in Ethnic Psychology is an invaluable resource and is must reading for scholars, researchers, and students wanting to learn the depth, complexity and diversity of knowledge in ethnic psychology. This collection is the most comprehensive source in the field and the editors must be congratulated for their thoughtful and illuminating efforts." -- Joseph E. Trimble, Professor of Psychology, Western Washington University

"Readings in Ethnic Psychology captures some of the major conceptual and empirical writings over the past decade spanning a diverse set of topics. Its multicultural subtext will allow readers to assess the similarities and uniqueness of different ethnic groups across a range of issues." -- David T. Takeuchi, Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Science, UCLA

"Here, under one cover, the reader will find a sampling of the key issues in the field and many of the most influential authors in the last decade. A wonderful introduction for students and a practical reference work for faculty." -- Ricardo F. Munoz, Professor of Psychology, University of California

"There is increasing need for collections that are socioculturally diverse and cover major theoritical and methodological issues facing the field. This volume is one of the best in the new offerings." -- Hector F. Myers, Professor of Psychology, UCLA

Table of Contents

Introduction

I. PSYCHOLOGY AND ETHNICITY: THEORETICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS

Lee A. Clark -- Mutual Relevance of Mainstream and Cross-Cultural Psychology

Sumie Okazaki and Stanley Sue -- Methodological Issues in Assessment Research with Ethnic Minorities

II. PSYCHOLOGY AND ETHNICITY: BASIC QUESTIONS

National Advisory Mental Health Council -- Basic Behavioral Science Research for Mental Health

Marvin Zuckerman -- Some Dubious Premises in Research and Theory on Racial Differences

III. ETHNIC IDENTITY

Jean S. Phinney -- Ethnic Identity in Adolescents and Adults: Review of Research

Maria P. P. Root -- Resolving "Other" Status: Identity Development of Biracial Individuals

IV. ACCULTURATION AND BICULTURALISM

John W. Berry -- Acculturative Stress

Teresa LaFromboise, Hardin L. K. Coleman, and Jennifer Gerton -- Psychological Impact of Biculturalism: Evidence and Theory

V. RISK BEHAVIORS

Barbara K.Yee, Felipe G. Castro, W. Rodney Hammond, Robert John, Gail E. Wyatt and Betty R. Yung -- Risk-Taking and Abusive Behaviors Among Ethnic Minorities

William A. Vega, Rick S. Zimmerman, George J. Warheit, Eleni Apospori, and Andres G. Gil -- Risk Factors for Early Adolescent Drug Use in Four Ethnic and Racial Groups

Raul Caetano -- Drinking and Alcohol-Related Problems Among Minority Women

Gerardo Marin -- Expectancies for Drinking and Excessive Drinking Among Mexican Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites

VI. CULTURE, BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH

Shirley P. Bagley, Ronald Angel, Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, William Liu, and Steven Schinke -- Adaptive Health Behaviors Among Ethnic Minorities

Pamela Balls Organista and Kurt C. Organista -- Culture and Gender Sensitive AIDS Prevention with Mexican Migrant Laborers: A Primer for Counselors

VII. PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS

Amado M. Padilla, Richard C. Cervantes, Margarita Maldonado, Rosa E. Garcia -- Coping Responses to Psychosocial Stressors Among Mexican and Central American Immigrants

Shelley R. Adler -- Refugee Stress and Folk Belief: Hmong Sudden Deaths

Stanley Sue, Derald W. Sue, Leslie Sue, and David T. Takeuchi -- Psychopathology Among Asian Americans: A Model Minority?

Francis R. Abueg and Kevin M. Chun -- Traumatization Stress among Asians and Asian Americans

Robert E. Roberts, Catherine R. Roberts, and Y. Richard Chen -- Ethnocultural Differences in Prevalence of Adolescent Depression

VIII. CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE INTERVENTIONS

Lloyd H. Rogler -- Research on Mental Health Services: Targets of Convergence

David T. Takeuchi, Stanley Sue, and May Yeh -- Return Rates and Outcomes from Ethnicity-Specific Mental Health Programs

George S. Renfrey -- Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and the Native American Client

Kurt C. Organista and Ricardo R. Munoz -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Latinos

Jewelle T. Gibbs and Diana Fuery -- Mental Health and Well-Being of Black Women: Toward Strategies of Empowerment

Davis Y. Ja and Bart Aoki -- Substance Abuse Treatment: Cultural Barriers in the Asian-American Community

About the Editors

Pamela Balls Organista, Kevin M. Chun, and Gerardo Marín are respectively, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Professor and Associate Dean in the Psychology Department at the University of San Francisco.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY007000
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology