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Editors: Sandhu, Daya Singh (University of Louisville)
Book Description:
The term Asian American and Pacific Islander represents 43 different ethnic groups. Between 1960 and 1990 the APIA population in the United States increased from 1 million to more than 7 million. Diverse social demographics are related to Asian Americans' psychocultural adjustment and adaptation experiences, such as acculturation and acculturative stress, perceived prejudice, and sense of ethic identity. This book examines topics such as transracial adoption, women's issues, substance abuse and the racial experiences of Asian Americans from a psychological and developmental perspective.

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Contents: Acculturative Experiences of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans: Considerations for Counseling and Psychotherapy (Daya Singh Sandhu, Kulwinder Kaur and Nita Tewari); Comprehensive Examination Vietnamese Refuges: Culture, Resettlement, Assessment and Treatment (Tracy Leva and Kevin Wickes); Asian American in College: A Racial Identity Perspective (Alvin N. Alvarez and T. Ling Yeh); Acculturative Stress Among Asians: Assessment and Treatment Issues (Joseph A. Lippincott); A Racial Identity Framework for Understanding Psychological Problems and Guiding Treatment Among Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (Karen Kurasaki); Counseling Thai Americans (Reese M. House and Methinin Pinyuchon Srinakharinwirot); Assessment of Asian Americans in Counseling" Evolving Issues and Concerns (Kwong-Liem Karl Kwan); Sexual Abuse in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (Adriana G. McEachern and Maureen C. Kenny); Transracial Children: Adjustment Issues and Concerns (Kevin L. Wickes and John R. Slate); Counseling Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with Substance Abuse Issues (Albert Watson, Aiko Oda and Jennifer Williams); Cultural Ethnic Identity versus Political Ethnic Identity: Theory and Research on Asian Americans (Phoebe Kuo-Jackson and Gargi Roysircar Sodowsky); Using Confucian Role approach Mean Management approach in Yin-Yang Theory to Understand and Help South-East Asian Refugee Families in Cultural Transition (Lina Y.S. Fong and Douglas K. Chung); Multicultural Counseling: An Asian American Perspective (Sun-Hwan Chu); The Magnitude of Acculturation and its Impact on Asian Americans' Career Development (Mei Tang and Nadya A. Fouad); The Sociocultural Context of Asian Pacific American Ethnic Identity and Self-Implications for Counseling (Christine J. Yeh and Mary Y Hwang); Cultural Differences in Self-Esteem: Ethnic Variations in the Adaptation of Recent Immigrant Asian Adolescents (Pedro R. Portes, Madelon F. Ziady and Bala Phalachandra); Counseling Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in the College/University Environment (Michael J. Cuyjet and William M. Liu); Asian/Pacific American "Women's Issues": The Intersection of Culture, Social Support, Personal Violence and Mental Health (Kathleen M. Kiby and Daya Pant) From Bakla to Tongshi: Counseling and Psychotherapy with Gay and Lesbian Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (Mark Pope and Y. Barry Young)

   Binding: Hardcover
   ISBN: 1-56072-663-6
   Status: AV
  
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