Handbook of Social Services for Asian and Pacific Islanders


This handbook emphasizes "culturally sensitive" social services for Asian and Pacific Islanders. It integrates conceptual information with concrete, hands-on application of skills. The first section establishes a foundation for culturally sensitive practice through an overview of all Asian and Pacific Islander groups. Section two specifically focuses on seven of the largest Asian and Pacific Islander populations in the United States. Finally, section three addresses special problems and issues confronting Asian and Pacific Islanders in contemporary society.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Stanley Sue
  • Noreen Mokuau
  • Debbie Shimizu
  • Paul Pedersen
  • Stephen Fugita
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1991