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Spencer, Margaret Beale; Markstrom-Adams, Carol – Child Development, 1990
Presents a synthesis and overview of literature on identity development in the childhood and adolescence of young people in ethnic and minority groups in the United States. (PCB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks
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Spencer, Margaret Beale – New Directions for Child Development, 1988
Examines questions about the development of the self asked in regards to Black children during the last 40 years. Focuses on traditional approaches to the self-system (awareness of individual's own characteristics and attributes); sex role and racial referents in identity processes; the process of understanding the identity development of Black…
Descriptors: Black Youth, Child Development, Racial Attitudes, Racial Factors
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Spencer, Margaret Beale; And Others – Journal of Negro Education, 1991
Currently, theoretical approaches to studying minority adolescence involve implicit links among ethnicity and pathology, cultural difference, and cultural deviance. This paper discusses theoretical approaches for exploring the interactive relationship among ethnicity, identity, and competence for minority youth to reconceptualize their…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Competence, Cultural Influences