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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 years to come.

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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