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Multicultural issues in counseling; new approaches to diversity, 3d ed.


Multicultural mul·ti·cul·tur·al  
1. Of, relating to, or including several cultures.

2. Of or relating to a social or educational theory that encourages interest in many cultures within a society rather than in only a mainstream culture.
 issues in counseling; new approaches to diversity, 3d ed.

Ed. by Courtland C. Lee.

American Counseling Assn.


404 pages




Like its 1991 and 1997 predecessors, this book by Lee (director, Counselor Education Program, U. of Maryland at College Park) aims to present culturally responsive intervention strategies for counselors and human development professionals working with diverse client groups. Unlike those first two editions, this volume expands the concept of multiculturalism multiculturalism or cultural pluralism, a term describing the coexistence of many cultures in a locality, without any one culture dominating the region.  beyond the context of race and ethnicity to the issues of sexual orientation sexual orientation
The direction of one's sexual interest toward members of the same, opposite, or both sexes, especially a direction seen to be dictated by physiologic rather than sociologic forces.
, disability, and socioeconomic so·ci·o·ec·o·nom·ic  
Of or involving both social and economic factors.


of or involving economic and social factors

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