Ethnic Content in Rehabilitation Journals

  title={Ethnic Content in Rehabilitation Journals},
  author={Robin Perkins Gordon and Jeanne Boland Patterson},
  journal={Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling},
  pages={26 - 29}
Given the ethnicity of many consumers, cultural diversity issues deserve scholarly debate, discussion, and investigation in the professional rehabilitation literature. This study, which investigated the prevalence of refereed articles with a primary focus on cultural diversity in four major rehabilitation journals, found only a small percentage of articles on ethnicity between 1980 and 1993. Because information and research on cultural diversity issues significantly impact the ability of… 
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