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Fisherman, Shraga – Religious Education, 2016
Researchers have been demonstrating interest in doubts regarding religious faith for thirty years. The current study goal was examining differences between three groups of religious male adolescents in Israel, regarding faith identity, doubts in religious faith (past and present), religious behavior, and the connection between them. Three…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Self Concept, Multivariate Analysis
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Mueller, Carlyn – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
Frequent discussion in the field of disability research focuses knowledge on rehabilitation for students with disabilities. However, lacking is a focus on student identity development in the face of a highly stigmatizing and stigmatized label. Semi-structured interviews with four freshman males labeled with high incidence disabilities were…
Descriptors: Social Bias, Labeling (of Persons), Males, Students with Disabilities
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Rogers-Sirin, Lauren; Gupta, Taveeshi – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2012
Asians and Latinos are the 2 fastest growing immigrant populations in the United States. In this 3-year longitudinal study, we explored trajectories of mental health symptoms (withdrawn/depressed and somatic symptoms) among 163 first- and second-generation Asian (n = 76) and Latino (n = 97) adolescents. The focus of the study was to examine how…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Adolescents, Ethnicity, Withdrawal (Psychology)
Villarreal Sosa, Leticia – ProQuest LLC, 2011
There has been continued concern over the continued high dropout rate among Mexican origin youth. The purpose of this study is to understand how everyday experiences in school shape the content and meaning of Mexican origin students' social identities and how those social identities influence their academic trajectories over the transition to…
Descriptors: Mexicans, Foreign Students, Racial Identification, High School Students
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Fisette, Jennifer L.; Walton, Theresa A. – Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The authors argue for creating a context within education where teachers can utilize critical pedagogical practices to explicate the hidden curriculum, explore students' sense of self and embodied identities, and engage students to empower themselves to speak up and take action about issues of embodiment and their understanding of social…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Social Change, Human Body, Hidden Curriculum
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Walseth, Kristin; Aartun, Iselin; Engelsrud, Gunn – Sport, Education and Society, 2017
Girls' identity constructions are influenced by the dominant sport, health and beauty discourses in their society. Recent research indicates that sport and health discourses embedded in physical education (PE) compete for influence. Some of these studies have illustrated how these discourses inform girls' social construction of body ideals and…
Descriptors: Females, Human Body, Physical Education, Physical Fitness
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Umana-Taylor, Adriana J.; Guimond, Amy B. – Developmental Psychology, 2010
Characteristics of the familial and societal context were examined as predictors of Latino adolescents' (N = 323; 49.5% female) ethnic identity. Consistent with previous work, familial ethnic socialization significantly predicted future levels of ethnic identity exploration, resolution, and affirmation for both male adolescents and female…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Socialization, Adolescents, Gender Discrimination
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Thein, Amanda Haertling; Guise, Megan; Sloan, DeAnn Long – English Education, 2012
English educators at all levels have endeavored to understand difference in their classrooms both in terms of the content that they teach and in terms of the social and cultural identities of students in their classrooms. However, although educators have come a long way in understanding identity as it is constituted by race and gender, much work…
Descriptors: Social Class, English Instruction, Literature, Case Studies
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Norris, Aaminah – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2014
This qualitative study analyzes how an urban schoolteacher guided her 19 tenth grade Latina and African American young women in developing positive self-concepts as expressed through the implementation of design thinking processes. This work examines how young women who had limited access to digital media negotiated their identities as they…
Descriptors: Urban Education, Grade 10, Females, High School Students
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Olsen, Kristen; Olsen, Holly – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2010
Language-switching, attitude, and linguistic identity among 10th-grade female students in East Jerusalem are influenced by current political, social, and ethnic conflicts. The students make decisions to use English, Hebrew, and Arabic--the 3 regional languages--based on issues of hegemony and social influences. Participants in this study track…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Language Attitudes, Language Usage, Code Switching (Language)
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Patrick, Renee B.; Gibbs, John C. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2012
Within the fields of socialization and moral development, the relationship of parenting to adolescents' sense of morality and self has been understudied. This study investigated the relationships between perceived parental disciplinary techniques and moral identity among early and middle adolescents. Participants included 93 (54% female) 5th, 8th…
Descriptors: Discipline, Mothers, Intimacy, Adolescents
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Galliher, Renee V.; Jones, Matthew D.; Dahl, Angie – Developmental Psychology, 2011
In this study, we examined concurrent and longitudinal relations among Navajo adolescents' ethnic identity, experiences of discrimination, and psychosocial outcomes (i.e., self-esteem, substance use, and social functioning). At Time 1, 137 Navajo adolescents (67 male, 70 female), primarily in Grades 9 and 10, completed a written survey assessing…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Identification, Parent Child Relationship, Adolescents
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Gonzalez, Rosemary – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2009
Identity development is a dynamic process which involves reconciling multiple messages. While ethnic minority adolescents' development is affected profoundly by discrimination, positive racial/ethnic encounters can also transform one's identity. Questionnaire data were gathered from 122 tenth-grade Mexican Americans in a low-performing school that…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Mexican Americans, Adolescents, Educational Environment
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Manago, Adriana M.; Brown, Christia Spears; Leaper, Campbell – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2009
This study explores developing conceptions of feminism among Latina adolescents, their prevalence of feminist endorsement, and whether home environment and well-being are related to feminist identity. One hundred and forty Latina girls (Grades 9 to 12, M age = 15) wrote personal narratives of their understanding of feminism and whether they…
Descriptors: Feminism, Females, Self Concept, Parent Education
Rish, Ryan M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study investigates an elective English class, in which students in grades 10-12 collectively read and collaboratively wrote fantasy fiction in four groups. The purpose of the class was to have students consider the choices fantasy and science fictions writers, directors, and video game designers make when creating a fictional world. The…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Literacy, Elective Courses, Cartography
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