Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology

Author: Yo Jackson

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781452265568

Category: Psychology

Page: 536

View: 164

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.

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Education

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Education

Author: Bruce M. Mitchell

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0313300291

Category: Education

Page: 326

View: 634

In the study of multicultural education, there are key names, places, concepts, and legal actions which provide a foundation for the field. This reference includes more than 400 entries from a broad range of topics related to multicultural education. While many of the entries are for terms and theories related to multicultural education, the volume also provides entries for notable persons from different cultures and relates them to the curriculum. In addition, the book includes entries for particular cultural groups, which examine their educational experiences and needs. Each entry not only helps to identify and place in an historical perspective a particular term, but also links that term to an important aspect of multicultural education. Entries provide bibliographic information, and the volume concludes with a selected, general bibliography.

Subject Encyclopedias: User guide, review citations

Subject Encyclopedias: User guide, review citations

Author: Allan Mirwis

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 157356298X

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 726

View: 356

This useful two-volume set will provide buyers of subject encyclopedias with a substantial amount of valuable information they can use in making their purchasing decisions. It will also provide all types of librarians and their patrons with a quick, one-stop method for locating the appropriate subject encyclopedias for their needs and for locating articles in the 100 encyclopedias. Librarians who specialize in bibliographic instruction will also find it to be a useful tool for teaching students how to locate needed information.

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology

Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology

Author: Yo Jackson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412909481

Category: Psychology

Page: 509

View: 792

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.

Multicultural America: An Encyclopedia of the Newest Americans [4 volumes]

Multicultural America: An Encyclopedia of the Newest Americans [4 volumes]

Author: Ronald H. Bayor

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313357879

Category: Social Science

Page: 2334

View: 279

This encyclopedia contains 50 thorough profiles of the most numerically significant immigrant groups now making their homes in the United States, telling the story of our newest immigrants and introducing them to their fellow Americans. • Comprises contributions from 50 sociologists, anthropologists, historians, social scientists, and political scientists, many of whom are from the countries they discuss • Offers appealing sidebars featuring young people who represent the newest generation of American immigrants throughout the book • Provides maps showing where each country is located and photographs that accompany each essay, depicting cultural events and a young immigrant from that nation • Includes a glossary of important terms, a bibliography of sources, and a "Further Reading" section with each essay • Contains appendices of census statistics on American immigration • Presents a chronology of major historical events in each of the sending country's history

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America

Author: Gale

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 0787675504

Category: Reference

Page: 2400

View: 684

This third edition of Gale Encyclopedia Of Multicultural America updates the essays in the second edition on specific minority and ethnic groups in the U.S., with an emphasis on culture (religions, holidays, customs, language) in addition to information on historical background and settlement patterns. It will also add cultures not covered in the second edition. The Encyclopedia also includes ethnoreligious groups such as Jews, Chaldeans and Amish. Each essay has a listing of organizations and research centers, names addresses and contact information for periodicals, radio and television stations, and a list of suggestions for further reading. Includes 23 new ethnic groups and 152 revised ethnic entries. Approximately one-third of the essays will include a recipe for a traditional dish associated with that ethnic group. Also featured is a general annotated bibliography with over 100 items regarding multiculturalism. Consistent headings throughout each essay will make information easy to find and invite comparisons, and full color photographs and illustrations will make the content more engaging. Each essay will also be accompanied by a map showing either historical or current population patterns in the United States for the ethnic group in question. Key Features �� Advisory board guided the content updating �� Each signed entry has been reviewed by a subject scholar for accuracy �� Engaging, beautiful images now in full color �� Traditional recipes accompany c. one third of the entries (new feature) �� Up-to-date census information and population maps �� Updated directory information �� 23 new entries, 152 revised entries

Living in the Eighties

Living in the Eighties

Author: Gil Troy

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195187861

Category: History

Page: 212

View: 557

In this volume in the Viewpoints on American Culture series, senior and junior scholars, as well as one former Reagan official and a leading record executive, assess the cultural, social, economic, and political significance of the 1980s.

Multiculturalism and Diversity

Multiculturalism and Diversity

Author: Bernice Lott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444310208

Category: Psychology

Page: 192

View: 327

Multiculturalism and Diversity focuses on the ways in whichhistory and identity inform each other, and examines the politicsof culture as well as the politics of cultural identities withinthe U.S. Illustrates the basic proposition that each of us is a uniquemulticultural human being and that culture affects individualself-definition, experience, behavior, and socialinteraction Moves from early simple definitions of multiculturalism to morecomplex understandings focused on culture as learned, teachable(shared), and fluid Uses a critical approach to the study of culture and personalidentity that is informed by historical and social factors and anappreciation of their interaction Examines the various cultural threads within the mosaic of aperson’s multicultural self such as sexual identity, gender,social class, and ethnicity