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- DescriptionThis volume provides a comprehensive overview of research on the psychology of African Americans. Topics discussed include testing and measurement issues, child development, social behaviour, education, cognition, physiological functioning and clinical applications. The articles were previously published in The Journal of Black Psychology.
- Author BiographyAnn Kathleen Burlew, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Cincinnati. She received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1974 and later completed postdoctoral training in clinical psychology. Her areas of specialization include health and social behavior, clinical psychology, and program evaluation, especially intervention research. Her current research interests include the efficacy of interventions for at-risk youth, efficacy of family interventions for children of substance abusers, the diagnosis of schizophrenia and other disorders in African American patients, the accuracy of self-report in substance abuse research, and psychosocial correlates of sickle cell disease. She has served as Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Black Psychology and has co-edited and co-authored several book, including African American Psychology: Theory, Research, & Practice (Sage 1992), Reflections on Black Psychology, and Minority Issues in Mental Health. Harriette Pipes McAdoo is a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University, Department of Family and Child Ecology. Previously, she was Professor at Howard University in the School of Social Work and Visiting Lecturer at Smith College, the University of Washington, and the University of Minnesota. She is a Director of the Groves Conference on Marriage and the Family; was a National Adviser to the President of the White House Conference on Families; was former President and Board Member of the National Council on Family Relations; and was a member of the Governing Council of the Society for Research in Child Development. She was the first person honored by the National Council on Family Relations with the Marie Peters Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Leadership, and Service in the Area of Ethnic Minority Families. Dr. McAdoo received her B.A. and M.A. from Michigan State University and her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and she has done post-doctoral studies at Harvard University. She has published on racial attitudes and self-esteem in young children, Black mobility patterns, coping strategies of single mothers, and professional Kenyan women and HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe. She is editor of Black Children: Social, Educational, and Parental Environments, Second Edition (2002, SAGE) and Family Ethnicity: Strength in Diversity, Second Edition (1999, SAGE), as well as Young Families, Program Review, and Policy Recommendations. She is coauthor of Women and Children, Alonge and in Poverty. She has four children and four grandchildren.
- PublisherSAGE Publications Inc
- Date of Publication04/09/1992
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationThousand Oaks
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSAGE Publications Inc
- Edited byAnn Kathleen Burlew,Daudi Ajani Ya Azibo,Harriette Pipes McAdoo,W. Curtis Banks
- Edition StatementAbridged edition
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