ERIC Number: ED409394
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Career Development and Vocational Behavior of Racial and Ethnic Minorities.
Leong, Frederick T. L., Ed.
This book is designed as a resource for graduate students learning about counseling or counselors and psychologists who provide career counseling to racial and ethnic minorities or who do research with minority groups. The book is divided into sections on "Theory and Research,""Assessment and Intervention," and "Future Directions." The following chapters are included: (1) "The Career Development of African Americans: Theoretical and Empirical Issues" (Michael T. Brown); (2) "Theory and Research on Racial and Ethnic Minorities: Hispanic Americans" (Consuelo Arbona); (3) "Career Development of Asian Americans: A Research Area in Need of a Good Theory" (Frederick T. L. Leong and Felicisima C. Serafica); (4) "Applications of Psychological Theories for Career Development with Native Americans" (Marilyn J. Johnson, Jody L. Swartz, and William E. Martin, Jr.); (5) "Career Intervention Strategies and Assessment Issues for African Americans" (Sharon L. Bowman); (6) "Career Behavior of Hispanics: Assessment and Career Intervention" (Nadya A. Fouad); (7) "Career Assessment and Intervention with Asian Americans" (Frederick T. L. Leong and Ruth H. Gim-Chung); (8) "Career Development Assessment and Intervention Strategies with American Indians" (William E. Martin, Jr.); (9) "Towards a Multicultural Theory of Career Development: Prospects and Dilemmas" (Samuel H. Osipow and Eugia M. Littlejohn); and (10) "Career Assessment and Intervention with Racial and Ethnic Minorities" (Nancy E. Betz and Louise F. Fitzgerald). Each chapter contains references. (Contains one figure and two tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Behavior Patterns, Blacks, Career Choice, Career Development, Counseling, Ethnic Groups, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Racial Differences, Vocational Education, Vocational Interests
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430 (paperback: ISBN-0-8058-2692-0, $36; clothbound: ISBN-0-8058-1303-9, $59.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
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Audience: Practitioners; Students
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