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The Ethical Practice of Psychology: Ethnic, Racial and Cultural Issues
The ethical practice of psychology: Ethnic, racial and cultural issues

Concerns about the role of culture and ethnicity on the theory and practice of psychology have had a checkered history in American psychology. Some may say the same about psychology's concern about ethics in general. The American Psychological Association (APA) was founded in 1892 and incorporated legally in 1925. It functioned for 13 years without an Ethics Committee. This was established in 1938 but without written codes or guidelines to govern its activities.

But today we have come to the realization that ethnicity, race, and culture are ethical issues. The future of psychology as a force in human affairs may well hang on how it addresses the ...

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