ERIC Number: ED441944
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Publication Date: 1998
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Handbook of Asian American Psychology.
Lee, Lee C., Ed.; Zane, Nolan W. S., Ed.
This handbook integrates descriptions and evaluations of current psychological research on all ethnic subgroups of Asian Americans, providing insights into the diverse and varied nature of Asian American cultures. Following a Foreword by Dick Suinn, the chapters are: (1) "An Overview" (Lee C. Lee); (2) "Research Methods: The Construct Validity of Self-Identity and Its Psychological Implications" (Jeffrey S. Tanaka, Angela Ebreo, Nancy Linn, and Osvaldo F. Morera); (3) "Families: Life-Span Socialization in a Cultural Context" (Barbara W. K. Yee, Larke N. Huang, and Angela Lew); (4) "Psychosocial Status of Children and Youths" (Lee C. Lee and Ginny Zhan); (5) "The Elderly: Their Stress, Coping, and Mental Health" (Paul T. P. Wong and K. Victor Ujimoto); (6) "Women" (Maria P. P. Root); (7) "Interracial Marriages: Where Are the Asian Americans and Where Are They Going?" (Harry H. L. Kitano, Diane C. Fujino, and Jane Takahashi Sato); (8) "Multiracial Americans; Changing the Face of Asian America" (Maria P. P. Root); (9) "Ethnic Identity" (David Sue, Winnie S. Mak, and Derald W. Sue); (10) "Academic Achievement and Performance" (Jayjia Hsia and Samuel S. Peng); (11) "Career Development and Vocational Behaviors" (Frederick T. L. Leong); (12) "Racism" (Kathleen Young and David T. Takeuchi); (13) "Internment and Intergenerational Relations" (Donna K. Nagata); (14) "Psychopathology" (Kevin M. Chun, Karen L. Eastman, Grace C. S. Wang, and Stanley S. Sue); (15) "Mental Health Services and Treatment" (Jean Lau Chin); (16) "Family Violence" (Joyce L. Lum); and (17)"Addictive Behaviors" (Nolan W. S. Zane and Jeannie Huh-Kim). (Each chapter contains references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Personality Traits, Psychological Studies, Psychology, Racial Differences
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