ERIC Number: EJ619348
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Barriers to Ego Identity Status Formation: A Contextual Qualification of Marcia's Identity Status Paradigm.
Yoder, Amy E.
Journal of Adolescence, v23 n1 p95-106 Feb 2000
Discusses how the concept of barriers can be used to describe the external influences associated with youth ego identity exploration. Presents modifications to Marcia's traditional status structure in order to include environmental elements of identity formation. Explains how this provides a means to further identify and understand important socio-cultural variables, which greatly affect the identity formation process in youth. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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