Home / Topics / Non-Mainstream Research / Most Recent

Non-Mainstream Research


Most Recent

Posted January 20, 2009

Quick Tip

Eco-Developmental Theory

Guillermo J. Prado describes how the interaction of multiple systems affects acculturation of immigrants.

Quick Tip - 2 minutes 2 seconds

Posted January 16, 2008

Quick Tip

Why Are You Studying This Population?

Exploring the role of racism in your own life is important for researchers who work in non-majority communities, states Darrell P. Wheeler.

Quick Tip - 2 minutes 27 seconds

Posted July 23, 2007

Quick Tip

The Question of Researcher Ethnicity

Researchers, regardless of ethnicity, have an obligation to explain to minority participants why their work is legitimate, states Christopher L. Edwards.

Quick Tip - 1 minute 30 seconds

Posted May 22, 2007


Designing Culturally Valid Research

Stephen M. Quintana incorporates the issue of cultural validity into all stages of research process, from conceptual design to analysis and interpretation.


Posted March 19, 2007

Quick Tip

Taking an Outsider Stance

Matching the culture of participants and researchers is not always to best way to get good data, says Hirokazu Yoshikawa

Quick Tip - 1 minute 35 seconds

Posted March 19, 2007

Quick Tip

Choosing Non-mainstream Research Topics

Junior researchers interested in studying minority populations should also conduct "mainstream" research, suggests Hirokazu Yoshikawa.

Quick Tip - 1 minute 37 seconds

Posted March 1, 2006


Don't Just Reaffirm Your Own Beliefs

Robert Sellers gives his views about the 'researcher-as-outsider' dilemma in studies on ethnic and racial diversity.