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ERIC Number: EJ879148
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 105
ISSN: ISSN-0034-6543
A Review of the Racial Identity Development of African American Adolescents: The Role of Education
DeCuir-Gunby, Jessica T.
Review of Educational Research, v79 n1 p103-124 2009
The purpose of this article is to provide a review and etiology of research on racial identity development of African American adolescents in the field of education. This review explores the Black racial identity (BRI) literature, focusing on how BRI has been examined. In particular, the review concentrates on the literature's use of surveying instruments, the instruments' psychometric evidence, and the instruments' use in education. This article ends with a discussion of BRI research, offering implications for adolescents in education and future directions for research. (Contains 1 table and 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Racial Identity Attitude Scale