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ERIC Number: EJ1040629
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2159-2020
Race and Ethnicity in School Psychology Publications: A Content Analysis and Comparison to Publications in Related Disciplines
Noltemeyer, Amity L.; Proctor, Sherrie L.; Dempsey, Allison
Contemporary School Psychology, v17 n1 p129-142 Jan 2013
Previous research has examined the quantity and types of diversity-related research in the field of school psychology, revealing gaps in the literature. Extension of this line of research with current data and comparison to related disciplines is needed. This study used content analysis to address these issues, with a specific focus on the racial and ethnic dimension of diversity. Specifically, this study examined and compared the quantity and types of peer-reviewed journal articles related to race/ethnicity within school psychology, special education, and professional school counseling. Three journals from each of these three disciplines from 2008-2010 were identified and coded using systematic procedures, and data were analyzed descriptively. Of the three professions, school psychology journals devoted the least amount of coverage to race/ethnicity-related issues with professional school counseling journals publishing over twice the amount of articles on race/ethnicity in the same time period. Additional results, interpretations, implications, and limitations are provided.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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