ERIC Number: EJ549833
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Are All of Your Students Represented in Their Textbooks? A Content Analysis of Coverage of Diversity Issues in Introductory Psychology Textbooks.
Hogben, Matthew; Waterman, Caroline K.
Teaching of Psychology, v24 n2 p95-100 1997
Examines text and photographs in 28 introductory textbooks published between 1990 and 1992 for coverage of diversity issues (minority group members and gay and lesbian lifestyles). Although the quantity and quality of diversity coverage has improved, the content and images in 1990s textbooks has varied substantially. Includes statistical tables. (MJP)
Descriptors: Authors, Content Analysis, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Discrimination, Homosexuality, Instructional Material Evaluation, Introductory Courses, Lesbianism, Minority Groups, Multicultural Textbooks, Photographs, Psychology, Social Discrimination, Student Characteristics, Textbook Bias, Textbook Content, Textbook Evaluation, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A