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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 ...

Cross-Cultural Career Counseling
Cross-cultural career counseling

As the field of psychology increases its recognition of the importance of cultural differences, scholars have begun to challenge Western-based models of career counseling and their relevance to culturally different clients (see Leong, 1995). Many of these scholars have gone on to reformulate existing career theories with greater attention to issues of culture and context in career development and counseling. Another trend has been for scholars and practitioners within the fields of vocational psychology and career development to propose more culturally appropriate models for racial and ethnic minorities. These models have been advanced in efforts to improve the process and outcome of career counseling and career intervention for clients of diverse racial and ethnic minority backgrounds by situating counseling in ...

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