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ERIC Number: EJ1027515
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 123
ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Ethnic and Racial Identity during Adolescence and into Young Adulthood: An Integrated Conceptualization
Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J.; Quintana, Stephen M.; Lee, Richard M.; Cross, William E., Jr.; Rivas-Drake, Deborah; Schwartz, Seth J.; Syed, Moin; Yip, Tiffany; Seaton, Eleanor
Child Development, v85 n1 p21-39 Jan-Feb 2014
Although ethnic and racial identity (ERI) are central to the normative development of youth of color, there have been few efforts to bring scholars together to discuss the theoretical complexities of these constructs and provide a synthesis of existing work. The Ethnic and Racial Identity in the 21st Century Study Group was assembled for this purpose. This article provides an overview of the interface of ERI with developmental and contextual issues across development, with an emphasis on adolescence and young adulthood. It proposes a metaconstruct to capture experiences that reflect both individuals' ethnic background and their racialized experiences in a specific sociohistorical context. Finally, it presents milestones in the development of ERI across developmental periods. [This article was prepared as part of the Ethnic and Racial Identity in the 21st Century working group. Group members are: Sabine French, George P. Knight, Carol Markstrom, and Robert M. Sellers.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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