Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 December 2015

464 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190460853

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Multicultural Psychology

Understanding Our Diverse Communities

Fourth Edition

Jeffery Mio, Lori Barker, and Melanie Domenech Rodriguez

  • Utilizes narrative, first-person accounts by people of all ages and cultures to illustrate the points discussed in the text
  • Combines quantitative and qualitative research with anecdotal material to examine an array of multicultural issues and capture the richness of diverse cultures

New to this Edition:

  • A discussion on the continued need for a field like multicultural psychology, both in response to current news events and also due to changing U.S. demographics
  • An examination of recent instances of seemingly racially based police brutality
  • An updated examination of nonheterosexual identities
  • A more detailed exploration of multiculturalism as a philosophy
  • Updated information regarding diagnosis of mental disorders using the DSM-5
  • A revised section on the importance of being aware of current sociopolitical issues affecting diverse groups
  • New coverage of resistance to Central American refugees
  • More evidence of advantages of bilingual abilities
  • New sections on:
  • *Speaking up for oneself as a multicultural skill
  • *Developing empathy as a multicultural skill
  • *Colorblind racial ideology and internalized oppression

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