Handbook of Multicultural Measures
- Glenn C. Gamst - University of La Verne, USA
- Christopher T. H. Liang - Lehigh University, USA
- Aghop Der-Karabetian - University of La Verne, USA
—Joseph G. Ponterotto, Fordham University
Providing readers with cutting-edge details on multicultural instrumentation, theories, and research in the social, behavioral, and health-related fields, this Handbook offers extensive coverage of empirically-supported multicultural measurement instruments that span a wide variety of subject areas such as ethnic and racial identity, racism, disability, and gender roles. Readers learn how to differentiate among and identify appropriate research tools for a particular project. This Handbook provides clinical practitioners with a useful starting point in their search for multicultural assessment devices they can use with diverse clients to inform clinical treatment.
"This handbook organizes and summarizes the growing body of measures for use in research, clinical practice, training, and service delivery to a multicultural population...About 250 tests are described in two-to-three page summaries including purpose, description, scoring, reliability, and validity measures. Current contact information is provided for locatin the instrument--a very useful piece of information, particularly for the novice researcher...This is a necessary acquisition for libraries supporting counseling, psychology, anthropology, or medical programs, particularly those with clinical reserach applications. Summing up: Essential."
Adopted as supplementary text and reference for several courses, including CB and Research Methods.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 7 - Racism- and Prejudice-Related Measures