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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 ...

The Psychology of Tokenism: Psychosocial Realities of Faculty of Color
The psychology of tokenism: Psychosocial realities of faculty of color

People's stereotypical image of university professors is one of White males who wear eyeglasses, whose work is considered important and valuable by the university and the community of scholars, and who are accorded high status and respect by their students and colleagues. Professors are generally considered to have a very good quality of life. Indeed, a job as a tenure-stream faculty member in a research institution, a position that is expected to lead to job security, is considered one of high status and prestige and is coveted by many Ph.D. graduates (Menges, 1999). However, the reality of faculty of color is very likely quite different from ...

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