ERIC Number: EJ456894
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Identity Formation and Social Maladaptation in Foster Adolescents.
Yancey, Antronette K.
Adolescence, v27 n108 p819-31 Win 1992
Summarizes literature on identity formation in individuals from socially devalued racial and ethnic groups in U.S. Discusses implications for adolescents in foster care or residential group homes, many of whom are African American or Latino. Postulates that social maladaptation is reflective of identity disturbances created by negative images of African Americans and Latinos perpetuated by dominant society. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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