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Compton-Lilly, Catherine; Papoi, Kristin; Venegas, Patricia; Hamman, Laura; Schwabenbauer, Briana – Journal of Literacy Research, 2017
We cast our lens on intersectional networks of identity negotiated by young children in immigrant families. Although some scholars discuss identity construction, we reference identity negotiation to capture the active, strategic, and agential work that we witnessed in our study. We begin by synthesizing relevant research on children's identity…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Young Children, Identification (Psychology), Case Studies
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Sanchez, Delida – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2013
This study explored the relationships between racial identity attitudes and ego identity statuses among 255 Black Caribbean college students in the Northeast United States. Findings indicated that racial identity attitudes were predictive of ego identity statuses. Specifically, preencounter racial identity attitudes were predictive of lower scores…
Descriptors: Blacks, Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology)
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Orozco, Roberto C.; Perez-Felkner, Lara – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
This essay aims to enhance our conceptual understanding of students with intersectional identities, specifically gay Latino men in college. We first explain how ethnic, gender, and sexual identities can act as compounding influences. Second, we review two distinct but complementary developmental theories. "Conocimiento" captures the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Homosexuality, Ethnicity
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Walker, Lovey H. M.; Syed, Moin – Teachers College Record, 2013
Background/Context: Students of Color continue to be underrepresented at the undergraduate level. Recent research has demonstrated the importance of non-academic psychosocial factors for understanding college experiences. One factor, identity, is a broad, multidimensional construct that comprises numerous distinct domains, including political,…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology), Student Diversity, Undergraduate Students
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Dressler, Roswita – TESL Canada Journal, 2014
This article explores the linguistic identity of young multilingual learners through the use of a Language Portrait Silhouette. Examples from a research study of children aged 6-8 years in a German bilingual program in Canada provide teachers with an understanding that linguistic identity comprises expertise, affiliation, and inheritance. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingual Students, German, Bilingualism
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Hen, Meirav; Kraus, Eran; Goroshit, Marina – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2016
The present research investigates the differences in attitudes toward multiculturalism and the level of ethnic identification among Arab and Jewish students in Israel. In addition, ethnic group effects on the relationship between the two variables were examined. Based on a sample of 142 college students, the findings indicated that Arab students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Self Concept, Cultural Pluralism
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Schwartz, Seth J. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 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…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Early Adolescents, Adolescents, Self Concept
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Levin, John S.; Walker, Laurencia; Haberler, Zachary; Jackson-Boothby, Adam – Community College Review, 2013
Through qualitative field methods research addressing faculty of color in four California community colleges, this investigation examines and explains faculty experiences and professional sense making. By combining critical race theory with social identity theory, our perspective underlines the potential social and ethnic identity conflicts…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, Critical Theory
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De La Mare, Danielle M. – Communication Teacher, 2013
Social identity is central to communication and culture, and while many intercultural communication textbooks devote much more space to the topic than they have in the past, undergraduate students continue to understand social identity in largely superficial terms. In order for them to grasp its complexity and its relationship to communication,…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Identification (Psychology), Self Concept, Ethnicity
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Townsend, Tiffany G.; Thomas, Anita Jones; Neilands, Torsten B.; Jackson, Tiffany R. – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 2010
Scholars have highlighted the detrimental influence of racially charged stereotypes and images on self-perception and well being. Others have suggested that identity components (e.g., ethnic identity and self-concept) serve a protective function. The purposes of this study were (a) to explore the relationship among stereotypic images, beauty…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Females, Well Being, Interaction
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Short, Ellen L.; Williams, Wendi S. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2014
This article will present two models for conducting group work with Women of Color (WOC): the SisterCircle Approach and the Group Relations Model. The authors contend that the models, when used together, combine an internal and external focus ("inside out") of group work that can assist group workers to conduct individual and group-level…
Descriptors: Females, Minority Groups, Best Practices, Group Counseling
Vollmer Rivera, Alexis – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This linguistic ethnography follows three journalism students (Petra, Penelope, and Maria) as they engaged in experiential language learning (EX-LL) via collaboration with community members during their Spanish for Specific Purposes (SSP) internship sites in the fields of journalism and medicine within the local Metro Phoenix community. Data were…
Descriptors: Social Change, Community Involvement, Internship Programs, Spanish
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Leeman, Yvonne; Saharso, Sawitri – Education Inquiry, 2013
In this article we compare research we did 30 years ago in Dutch schools among youth of diverse ethnic backgrounds about their identities with today's research evidence. Taking the position that education is a site for implicit and explicit identity development mediated by the social conditions in which young people grow up and the political…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individual Development, Student Development, Ethnicity
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Gao, Jing – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2017
Purpose: This study aims to explore Asian American students' identities and their perceptions about who they are within the Midwestern American high school setting. Design/methodology/approach: A naturalistic inquiry (Lincoln and Guba, 1985) is employed in this qualitative study. Naturalistic inquiry assumes that reality is constructed by…
Descriptors: Self Concept, High School Students, Asian American Students, Racial Identification
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Su, Tina F.; Costigan, Catherine L. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2009
Parents' role in children's ethnic identity development was examined among 95 immigrant Chinese families with young adolescents living in Canada. Children reported their feelings of ethnic identity and perceptions of parental family obligation expectations. Parents reported their family obligation expectations; parents and children reported on…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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