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Chicano Psychology.

By: Mendoza, Richard H.
Contributor(s): Martinez, Joe L., Jr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Saint Louis : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2013Copyright date: ©1984Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (481 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483288833.Subject(s): Bilingualism -- United States | Language arts | Mexican Americans -- Education | Mexican Americans -- Mental health | Mexican Americans -- PsychologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chicano PsychologyDDC classification: 305.8/6872/073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover -- Chicano Psychology -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Dedication -- LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS -- FOREWORD -- PREFACE: INTRODUCTION TO CHICANO PSYCHOLOGY -- CHAPTER 1. SYNOPSIS OF THE HISTORY OF CHICANO PSYCHOLOGY -- INTRODUCTION -- HISPANIC ORIGINS OF PSYCHOLOGY -- CHICANO PSYCHOLOGISTS AND THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS -- ASSOCIATIONS OF CHICANO PSYCHOLOGISTS -- CONCLUDING REMARKS -- REFERENCES -- Part I: Foundations for a Chicano Psychology -- CHAPTER 2. THE WORKS OF GEORGE I. SÁNCHEZ: AN APPRECIATION -- GEORGE I. SÁNCHEZ -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 3. TRADITIONALISM, MODERNISM, AND ETHNICITY -- INTRODUCTION -- SELECTED ASPECTS OF TRADITIONALISM AND MODERNISM -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 4. THE LOGIC AND LIMITS OF MENTAL APTITUDE TESTING -- INTRODUCTION -- THE LOGIC AND LIMITS OF MENTAL APTITUDE TESTING -- THE GENERIC DRIFT OF LANGUAGE AND SKILL -- THE MAGICAL INVENTION OF GENERAL INTELLIGENCE -- DEFINITIONS OF INTELLIGENCE: VAGUE AND VARIOUS -- WHAT IS HERITABILITY? MORE VAGARIES -- THE DIVERGENT ORIGINS OF BIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCES -- BLACK BOXES, EMPTY SKULLS, AND MASS ACTION -- THE ORIGINS OF SPECIALIZED FUNCTIONS -- AN OPERATIONAL APPROACH TO TESTING HUMAN POTENTIAL -- REFERENCES -- Part II: Acculturation -- CHAPTER 5. ACCULTURATION AND SOCIOCULTURAL VARIABILITY -- INTRODUCTION -- WHY STUDY SOCIOCULTURAL VARIABILITY? -- WHAT IS ACCULTURATION? -- METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES -- IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 6. ASSESSING AND UNDERSTANDING BICULTURALISM-MULTICULTURALISM IN MEXICAN-AMERICAN ADULTS -- INTRODUCTION -- PERSPECTIVES ON ACCULTURATION AND ASSIMILATION -- BLCULTURAL-MULTICULTURAL MODELS FOR CULTURE CHANGE AND IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 7. INTEGRATION WITH TRADITIONAL MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND SOCIOCULTURAL ADJUSTMENT -- INTRODUCTION.
THE DAMAGING-CULTURE MODEL AND THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN POPULATION IN THE 1980s -- THE BASIS OF TRADITIONAL MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AS AN ASSET TO SOCIOCULTURAL ADJUSTMENT -- TOWARD A THEORY OF ACHIEVEMENT AND ADJUSTMENT FOR MEXICAN AMERICANS -- REFERENCES -- Part III: Mental Health and Psychotherapy -- CHAPTER 8. PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS AMONG CHICANOS -- INTRODUCTION -- CLINICAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND MEXICAN AMERICANS -- PREVALENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDER -- METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES -- ACCULTURATION AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 9. PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH MEXICAN AMERICANS: CLINICAL AND EMPIRICAL GAINS -- INTRODUCTION -- THE NEED FOR PSYCHOTHERAPY AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES -- PERCEPTIONS TOWARD PSYCHOTHERAPY -- ALTERNATIVE SERVICE-PROVIDERS -- PREPARING PATIENTS FOR PSYCHOTHERAPY -- ISSUES IN THERAPY FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING AND BILINGUAL PATIENTS -- ISSUES IN THERAPY FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING AND BILINGUAL PATIENTS -- TREATMENT TRADITIONALLY RECEIVED -- ORIENTING PSYCHOTHERAPISTS TO CROSS CULTURAL BOUNDARIES -- PREFERENCES TOWARD PSYCHOTHERAPISTS -- SELF-DISCLOSURE STYLES -- PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC TREATMENT APPROACHES -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 10. REFINING THE GOALS OF PLURALISTIC THERAPY FROM THE HISPANIC-ANGLO EXPERIENCE -- OVERVIEW -- THE NEED FOR PLURALISTIC THERAPY -- CULTURALLY RELEVANT THERAPY FOR HISPANICS -- ANGLOCENTRISM AND EMPATHY, CONCRETENESS, AND SELF-DISCLOSURE -- UNIVERSAL THERAPEUTIC CONDITIONS OF ENGAGEMENT, LABELING, AND CHANGE -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 11. MENTAL HEALTH AND THE CHICANO ELDERLY -- INTRODUCTION -- THE CHICANO ELDERLY: AGE STRATAS -- GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES -- THE DOUBLE-JEOPARDY HYPOTHESIS -- SOCIAL-SUPPORT NETWORKS AS INTERVENTION MODELS -- IMPLICATIONS FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TO THE CHICANO ELDERLY -- ASSESSMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH STATUS.
REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 12. SOME RESEARCH CONSIDERATIONS IN STUDYING STRESS AND DISTRESS OF MEXICAN AMERICANS -- INTRODUCTION -- WHY STUDY THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS OF MEXICAN AMERICANS? -- HOW NOT TO STUDY PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS OF MEXICAN AMERICANS -- A REVIEW OF STUDIES -- RESEARCH ISSUES IN STRESS RESEARCH WITH MEXICAN AMERICANS -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- PaRT IV: Social Psychology -- CHAPTER 13: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE MEXICAN -- INTRODUCTION -- THE BEGINNINGS -- THE LONGITUDINAL, OVERLAPPING, DEVELOPMENTAL STUDY OF MEXICANS AND ANGLO AMERICANS -- SOCIOCULTURAL PREMISES AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT -- THE SELF OF THE MEXICAN -- THE NEED FOR GREATER SOCIOCULTURAL KNOWLEDGE -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 14. POWER AND STATUS OF THE CHICANA: A SOCIAL-PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE -- INTRODUCTION -- STATUS OF CHICANAS IN SOCIETY -- THE CHICANA IN A DYNAMIC SOCIETY -- ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE -- CONCLUSIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 15. INTERPRETING CHICANO COOPERATIVENESS : METHODOLOGICAL AND THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- VALIDITY OF SOCIAL MOTIVE GAMES -- LIMITS OF SOCIAL MOTIVE GAMES -- NEW ASSESSMENT APPROACHES -- THE RELATIVE STRENGTH OF SOCIAL MOTIVES -- GENERALITY OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES -- CAUSES OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES -- SOCIAL POLICY IMPLICATIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 16. FOUNDATIONS FOR A CHICANO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY -- INTRODUCTION -- CROSS-CULTURAL ISSUES IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY -- SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH ON CHICANOS -- AN INTERACTIONAL MODEL FOR A CHICANO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Part V: Bilingualism -- CHAPTER 17. CHILD BILINGUALISM: THE SAME OLD ISSUES REVISITED -- INTRODUCTION -- DEFINITION AND MEASUREMENT OF BILINGUALISM -- PROCESS OF BILINGUAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT -- LANGUAGE MIXING AND SWITCHING -- LANGUAGE INPUT CONSIDERATIONS.
BILINGUALISM AND COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 18. AN INFORMATION-PROCESSING APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF HISPANIC BILINGUALS' COGNITION -- INTRODUCTION -- INFORMATION-PROCESSING ACCOUNTS OF COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR -- STUDY OF BILINGUAL INFORMATION-PROCESSING -- COGNITIVE CONSEQUENCES OF BILINGUALISM -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 19. THE INTERRELATIONSHIP OF SPANISH AND SPANISH-ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN THE HISPANIC CHILD -- INTRODUCTION -- BILINGUALISM -- SPANISH-LANGUAGE ACQUISITION -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- INDEX.
Summary: Chicano Psychology, Second Edition consists of five parts, separating a total of 19 chapters, beginning with a brief overview of the history of psychology, first in Spain, and then in pre-Columbian Mexico. This overview is followed by a few summary statements of the transportation of psychology from Spain to Mexico, and the eventual development of psychology as an academic discipline in modern Mexico. This edition tackles the developments within Chicano psychology. Subsequent chapters focus on foundations for a Chicano psychology, sociocultural variability, psychological disorder among Chicanos, and social psychology. Last three chapters examine bilingualism from the standpoint of several issues involving Chicanos. This book will be of interest to both scientist and student working in the areas of cross-cultural psychology, race relations, psychological anthropology, Chicano studies, and bilingual education.
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Front Cover -- Chicano Psychology -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Dedication -- LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS -- FOREWORD -- PREFACE: INTRODUCTION TO CHICANO PSYCHOLOGY -- CHAPTER 1. SYNOPSIS OF THE HISTORY OF CHICANO PSYCHOLOGY -- INTRODUCTION -- HISPANIC ORIGINS OF PSYCHOLOGY -- CHICANO PSYCHOLOGISTS AND THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS -- ASSOCIATIONS OF CHICANO PSYCHOLOGISTS -- CONCLUDING REMARKS -- REFERENCES -- Part I: Foundations for a Chicano Psychology -- CHAPTER 2. THE WORKS OF GEORGE I. SÁNCHEZ: AN APPRECIATION -- GEORGE I. SÁNCHEZ -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 3. TRADITIONALISM, MODERNISM, AND ETHNICITY -- INTRODUCTION -- SELECTED ASPECTS OF TRADITIONALISM AND MODERNISM -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 4. THE LOGIC AND LIMITS OF MENTAL APTITUDE TESTING -- INTRODUCTION -- THE LOGIC AND LIMITS OF MENTAL APTITUDE TESTING -- THE GENERIC DRIFT OF LANGUAGE AND SKILL -- THE MAGICAL INVENTION OF GENERAL INTELLIGENCE -- DEFINITIONS OF INTELLIGENCE: VAGUE AND VARIOUS -- WHAT IS HERITABILITY? MORE VAGARIES -- THE DIVERGENT ORIGINS OF BIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCES -- BLACK BOXES, EMPTY SKULLS, AND MASS ACTION -- THE ORIGINS OF SPECIALIZED FUNCTIONS -- AN OPERATIONAL APPROACH TO TESTING HUMAN POTENTIAL -- REFERENCES -- Part II: Acculturation -- CHAPTER 5. ACCULTURATION AND SOCIOCULTURAL VARIABILITY -- INTRODUCTION -- WHY STUDY SOCIOCULTURAL VARIABILITY? -- WHAT IS ACCULTURATION? -- METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES -- IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 6. ASSESSING AND UNDERSTANDING BICULTURALISM-MULTICULTURALISM IN MEXICAN-AMERICAN ADULTS -- INTRODUCTION -- PERSPECTIVES ON ACCULTURATION AND ASSIMILATION -- BLCULTURAL-MULTICULTURAL MODELS FOR CULTURE CHANGE AND IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 7. INTEGRATION WITH TRADITIONAL MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND SOCIOCULTURAL ADJUSTMENT -- INTRODUCTION.

THE DAMAGING-CULTURE MODEL AND THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN POPULATION IN THE 1980s -- THE BASIS OF TRADITIONAL MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AS AN ASSET TO SOCIOCULTURAL ADJUSTMENT -- TOWARD A THEORY OF ACHIEVEMENT AND ADJUSTMENT FOR MEXICAN AMERICANS -- REFERENCES -- Part III: Mental Health and Psychotherapy -- CHAPTER 8. PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS AMONG CHICANOS -- INTRODUCTION -- CLINICAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND MEXICAN AMERICANS -- PREVALENCE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDER -- METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES -- ACCULTURATION AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 9. PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH MEXICAN AMERICANS: CLINICAL AND EMPIRICAL GAINS -- INTRODUCTION -- THE NEED FOR PSYCHOTHERAPY AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES -- PERCEPTIONS TOWARD PSYCHOTHERAPY -- ALTERNATIVE SERVICE-PROVIDERS -- PREPARING PATIENTS FOR PSYCHOTHERAPY -- ISSUES IN THERAPY FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING AND BILINGUAL PATIENTS -- ISSUES IN THERAPY FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING AND BILINGUAL PATIENTS -- TREATMENT TRADITIONALLY RECEIVED -- ORIENTING PSYCHOTHERAPISTS TO CROSS CULTURAL BOUNDARIES -- PREFERENCES TOWARD PSYCHOTHERAPISTS -- SELF-DISCLOSURE STYLES -- PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC TREATMENT APPROACHES -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 10. REFINING THE GOALS OF PLURALISTIC THERAPY FROM THE HISPANIC-ANGLO EXPERIENCE -- OVERVIEW -- THE NEED FOR PLURALISTIC THERAPY -- CULTURALLY RELEVANT THERAPY FOR HISPANICS -- ANGLOCENTRISM AND EMPATHY, CONCRETENESS, AND SELF-DISCLOSURE -- UNIVERSAL THERAPEUTIC CONDITIONS OF ENGAGEMENT, LABELING, AND CHANGE -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 11. MENTAL HEALTH AND THE CHICANO ELDERLY -- INTRODUCTION -- THE CHICANO ELDERLY: AGE STRATAS -- GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES -- THE DOUBLE-JEOPARDY HYPOTHESIS -- SOCIAL-SUPPORT NETWORKS AS INTERVENTION MODELS -- IMPLICATIONS FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TO THE CHICANO ELDERLY -- ASSESSMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH STATUS.

REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 12. SOME RESEARCH CONSIDERATIONS IN STUDYING STRESS AND DISTRESS OF MEXICAN AMERICANS -- INTRODUCTION -- WHY STUDY THE PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS OF MEXICAN AMERICANS? -- HOW NOT TO STUDY PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS OF MEXICAN AMERICANS -- A REVIEW OF STUDIES -- RESEARCH ISSUES IN STRESS RESEARCH WITH MEXICAN AMERICANS -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- PaRT IV: Social Psychology -- CHAPTER 13: THE PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY OF THE MEXICAN -- INTRODUCTION -- THE BEGINNINGS -- THE LONGITUDINAL, OVERLAPPING, DEVELOPMENTAL STUDY OF MEXICANS AND ANGLO AMERICANS -- SOCIOCULTURAL PREMISES AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT -- THE SELF OF THE MEXICAN -- THE NEED FOR GREATER SOCIOCULTURAL KNOWLEDGE -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 14. POWER AND STATUS OF THE CHICANA: A SOCIAL-PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE -- INTRODUCTION -- STATUS OF CHICANAS IN SOCIETY -- THE CHICANA IN A DYNAMIC SOCIETY -- ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE -- CONCLUSIONS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 15. INTERPRETING CHICANO COOPERATIVENESS : METHODOLOGICAL AND THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS -- INTRODUCTION -- VALIDITY OF SOCIAL MOTIVE GAMES -- LIMITS OF SOCIAL MOTIVE GAMES -- NEW ASSESSMENT APPROACHES -- THE RELATIVE STRENGTH OF SOCIAL MOTIVES -- GENERALITY OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES -- CAUSES OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES -- SOCIAL POLICY IMPLICATIONS -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 16. FOUNDATIONS FOR A CHICANO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY -- INTRODUCTION -- CROSS-CULTURAL ISSUES IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY -- SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH ON CHICANOS -- AN INTERACTIONAL MODEL FOR A CHICANO SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- Part V: Bilingualism -- CHAPTER 17. CHILD BILINGUALISM: THE SAME OLD ISSUES REVISITED -- INTRODUCTION -- DEFINITION AND MEASUREMENT OF BILINGUALISM -- PROCESS OF BILINGUAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT -- LANGUAGE MIXING AND SWITCHING -- LANGUAGE INPUT CONSIDERATIONS.

BILINGUALISM AND COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 18. AN INFORMATION-PROCESSING APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF HISPANIC BILINGUALS' COGNITION -- INTRODUCTION -- INFORMATION-PROCESSING ACCOUNTS OF COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR -- STUDY OF BILINGUAL INFORMATION-PROCESSING -- COGNITIVE CONSEQUENCES OF BILINGUALISM -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- CHAPTER 19. THE INTERRELATIONSHIP OF SPANISH AND SPANISH-ENGLISH LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN THE HISPANIC CHILD -- INTRODUCTION -- BILINGUALISM -- SPANISH-LANGUAGE ACQUISITION -- CONCLUSION -- REFERENCES -- INDEX.

Chicano Psychology, Second Edition consists of five parts, separating a total of 19 chapters, beginning with a brief overview of the history of psychology, first in Spain, and then in pre-Columbian Mexico. This overview is followed by a few summary statements of the transportation of psychology from Spain to Mexico, and the eventual development of psychology as an academic discipline in modern Mexico. This edition tackles the developments within Chicano psychology. Subsequent chapters focus on foundations for a Chicano psychology, sociocultural variability, psychological disorder among Chicanos, and social psychology. Last three chapters examine bilingualism from the standpoint of several issues involving Chicanos. This book will be of interest to both scientist and student working in the areas of cross-cultural psychology, race relations, psychological anthropology, Chicano studies, and bilingual education.

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