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During the past 30 years, the study of racial and ethnic minority issues in psychology has evolved into what can now be considered a significant and rapidly growing field of study. This handbook presents a thorough, scholarly overview of the psychology of racial, ethnic, and minority issues in the United States. It covers the breadth of psychology viewed through the lens of the racial and ethnic minority experience. The stellar collection of contributing authors provide readers with a comprehensive work that focuses on the professional, methodological, social and developmental, clinical, and applied and preventive issues shaping the field today. Highlighting leading research and application in the area of ethnic minority psychology, the Handbook will help set the direction of scholarly work in the area for ...

Assessment of Psychometric Intelligence for Racial and Ethnic Minorities: Some Unanswered Questions
Assessment of psychometric intelligence for racial and ethnic minorities: Some unanswered questions

The validity of conventional tests of intelligence for racial and ethnic minorities has remained one of the most enduring and contentious issues in psychoeducational assessment. At the heart of the seemingly unending debate is whether intelligence as measured by standardized tests is a universal phenomenon and therefore could be subjected to legitimate comparisons between and among cultural groups. Despite the furor, conventional tests of intelligence continue to be used for educational purposes. For example, test scores predict school grades, standardized academic achievement, and some aspects of job performance (Greenfield, 1997; Neisser et al., 1996), and they are used as a major factor ...

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