ERIC Number: EJ782255
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 59
Self and Identity in Early Adolescence: Some Reflections and an Introduction to the Special Issue
Schwartz, Seth J.
Journal of Early Adolescence, v28 n1 p5-15 2008
This article reviews contemporary issues in the study of self and identity and introduces the special issue. Particularly highlighted are the need to integrate the various currents in self and identity, the need to study the role of context in the development of self and identity, research on self and identity in ethnic minority and international populations, and studies of national identity. The article concludes with recommendations for future research on self and identity.
Descriptors: Nationalism, Early Adolescents, Adolescents, Self Concept, Identification (Psychology), Context Effect, Minority Groups, Ethnicity
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