ERIC Number: ED234136
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Psychosocial Development of Minority Group Children.
Powell, Gloria Johnson, Ed.; And Others
This text consists of more than 30 articles on various aspects of the psychosocial development of minority group children in the United States. Individual chapters, most of them written by mental health professionals who are themselves of minority groups, focus on Afro Americans, American Indians and Alaskan Natives, Filipino Americans, Korean Americans, Chinese Americans, Puerto Ricans and other Hispanic Americans, Pacific Americans, and Vietnamese Americans. Chapters are grouped under the following headings: (1) the health status of minority group children; (2) psychosocial development; (3) family life patterns; (4) mental health issues for minority group children; (5) educational issues regarding minority group children; and (6) research and social policy issues. Each chapter has its own bibliography. Name and subject indexes for the entire book also are provided. (GC)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Black Youth, Child Development, Chinese Americans, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Family (Sociological Unit), Filipino Americans, Health Needs, Hispanic Americans, Japanese Americans, Korean Americans, Mental Health, Mexican Americans, Minority Group Children, Pacific Americans, Psychological Characteristics, Psychological Needs, Psychosocial Development, Puerto Ricans, Social Development, Social Psychology, Vietnamese People
Brunner/Mazel Publishers, Box 419, Larchmont, NY 10538 ($60.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: N/A