*Minority Groups

Publication Title: 
The psychologist's guide to an academic career

This chapter considers problems encountered by women and minority groups in pursuing academic careers. A major problem is that women and minorities are underrepresented in academia.To solve this problem, author proposes a direct, personal plan that enlists the efforts of those who are already in academia.

Author(s): 
Rheingold, Harriet L.
Publication Title: 
Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science/Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement

Performed a content analysis on 1,733 TV commercials shown on 3 Canadian TV networks during an 8-wk period in the spring of 1983. Data were coded in terms of voice-overs, central characters, product type, locale, and the appearance of elderly and visible minority characters. Results indicate that men accounted for over 88% of voice-overs. For those commercials having an identifiable central character, 35% were female. Of these, 54% were supported by a male voice-over.

Author(s): 
Moore, Timothy E.
Cadeau, Leslie
Publication Title: 
Journal of Counseling Psychology

Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, little is known about how Muslims, as a minority group, cope with the challenges associated with engaging their religious practices in a predominantly non-Islamic context. This study aims to investigate how international Muslim science students dealt with the difficulties they faced in their religious practices in a foreign context, and specifically in their research laboratories and in the wider Taiwanese society with its pluralistic spiritual beliefs.

Author(s): 
Chen, Yung-Lung
Liu, Mi-Chi
Tsai, Tsu-Wei
Chen, Yueh-Hua
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