ERIC Number: EJ511165
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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African American Adolescents and Skin Color.
Robinson, Tracy L.; Ward, Janie V.
Journal of Black Psychology, v21 n3 p256-74 Aug 1995
Determines if skin-color perception in the lives of African American adolescents affects self-esteem and dating relationships. Findings from 123 adolescents show the existence of relationships between satisfaction of skin color and self-esteem and dating. Findings also show more males than females desired lighter skin tone. Implications are discussed. (GR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: California; Maryland; Massachusetts