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date: 19 January 2020

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This Oxford Handbook, which comprises 22 chapters written by some of the most accomplished scholars on the topic, reviews cutting-edge empirical and theoretical work on the psychology of multicultural identities and experiences (and related topics). The chapters are organized into six thematic groupings: Definitional Issues and Basic Processes (Part I); The Social-Psychological Context (Part II); Measurement and Validity Issues (Part III); Individual Differences (Part IV); Developmental, Educational, and Counseling Issues (Part V); and Applied Perspectives (Part VI). As a whole, the volume addresses some important basic (e.g., measurement of multicultural identity, links between multilingualism and multiculturalism, psychological reactions to globalization) and applied issues (e.g., how to address multiculturalism in marketing and organizational science), and reviews relevant research from diverse traditions within psychology (i.e., social, personality, developmental, acculturation, educational, political) and managerial sciences (i.e., organizational, marketing). This chapter introduces the volume, its background and goals, describes the emphasis and take-home message of each chapter, and explains how the progression of chapters weaves a coherent tapestry of all that is relevant to the psychological study of multiculturalism.

Keywords: Multicultural, Bicultural, Multiculturalism, Culture, Identity, Globalization, Acculturation, Intergroup Relations

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