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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 ...

Research with Ethnic Minorities: Conceptual, Methodological, and Analytical Issues
Research with ethnic minorities: Conceptual, methodological, and analytical issues

In 1990, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (ADAMHA) enacted policies requiring the inclusion of women and minorities in study populations (NIH, 1990). These policies are consistent with findings on the underrepresentation of ethnic minorities that have been documented in published empirical studies elsewhere. For example, Graham (1992) conducted a study of the representation of African Americans in selected American Psychological Association (APA) journals. The findings revealed a consistent decline in the articles about African Americans in these journals between the early 1970s (1970–1974) and the late 1980s (1985–1989). Similarly, Hagen and Conley (1994) reported a disproportionately low number of ...

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