Ethnicity and Cognitive Assessment: Australian Perspectives
Graham R. Davidson
Darwin Inst. of Technology, 1988 - Aboriginal Australians - 166 pages
Ethnicity and Cognitive Assessment aims to identify issues relating to the psychological and educational assessment of children from Australian Aboriginal and migrant communities, to air problems and to consider possible positive approaches to their assessment. The volume is a useful professional guide as well as a suitable text for students of psychology, education and other human services who are studying cultural difference in psychological functioning.
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