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Resources for Social Worker Practice with Pacific Islanders

Resources for Social Worker Practice with Pacific Islanders


Encyclopedia of Social Work by Richard Edwards. 19th ed. NASW, 1995.

Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States by Herbert Barringer, et. al. Sage, 1993.

Oceania: The Native Cultures of Australia and the Pacific Islands by Douglas Oliver. University of Hawaii Press, 1989.

Ho'oponono by Victoria Shook. University of Hawaii Press, 1985.

Pacific Islands Yearbook. 17th ed. Fiji Times, 1994.

Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific by Andrew Vayda. Natural History Press, 1968.

Pacific Islander Americans by Paul Spickard, et. al. Institute for Polynesian Studies, 1995.

The Hawaiians: An Annotated Bibliography by David Kittelson. University of Hawaii Press, 1985.

Pacific/Asian American Research: An Annotated Bibliography by Mary Doi, et. al. Pacific/Asian American Mental Health Research Center, 1981.


Native Hawaiian Data Book by Mark Eshima. Office of Hawaiian Affairs, 1996.

State of Hawaii Data Book. Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, annual.


Social Work Research and Abstracts quarterly.

Human Relations Area File. (HRAF).

Educational Resources Information Center. (ERIC) <>

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Hawaii Pacific Journal Index. <>


Moving Images of the Pacific Islands: A Guide to Films and Videos by Alexander Mawyer. University of Hawaii Center for Pacific Islands Studies, 1998.

Internet Resources

Praxis: Resources for Social and Economic Development. <>

Pacific Islands Internet Resources. <>

Pacific Studies. <>