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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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Kawashima, Yuko – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2019
Young people now more than ever live in a diverse, complicated world. In spite of the qualitative proliferation of differences, however, the current social situation in late-stage capitalism is articulated as superficial multiculturalism. Critically examining how bodies materially experience cultural boundaries is then important for enhancing the…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Student Experience, Foreign Countries, Self Concept
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Brown, Carrie M.; Smirles, Kimberly Eretzian – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2005
The history of northeastern tribes differs substantially from that of other tribes, as northeastern tribes have experienced a longer length of contact with settlers and more intermarriage with non-Indians, producing tribal members of various ethnic backgrounds. American Indians can be considered "bicultural" because they must adapt to two…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Tribes, American Indians, Ethnicity
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Haw, Kaye – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2009
This paper is written as a return to the generation of young Muslim women who were participants in a piece of research carried just over a decade ago. Some of these original participants have been re-interviewed in 2007. The paper traces the shift in discourses around multiculturalism and identity, ethnicity and religion via two recent significant…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Muslims, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries
Chae, Mark H. – 2000
The Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure (MEIM) and the Extended Objective Measure of Ego Identity Status (EOM-EIS) were administered to 150 male and female college students from four ethnic groups (African American; Asian American; Hispanic American; White American) to assess the influence of gender and ethnic group membership upon ego and ethnic…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Black Students, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences
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Smith, Elsie M. J. – Counseling Psychologist, 1989
Comments on two opening articles by Parham ("Cycles of Psychological Nigrescence") and Helms ("Considering Some Methodological Issues in Racial Identity Counseling Research"). Suggests that the connotations of victimization and racial conflict in the concept of "psychological Nigrescence" are obsolete. Offers 11…
Descriptors: Black Attitudes, Blacks, Cultural Differences, Ethnicity
Peko, Andelka, Ed.; Sablic, Marija, Ed.; Jindra, Ranka, Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
The democratic changes that occurred in Croatia within last two decades are oriented towards European values and multi-intercultural perspectives. Let us remember that, according to the census from 1991, Croatia was inhabited with people from 27 nations, with Croats being a majority. During the Homeland war, basically a defensive war against the…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Foreign Countries
Kim, Jean – 1981
Interviews with Japanese American women revealed that they developed an Asian American identity by resolving initial identity conflicts, and that the process occurred in five stages. In the first stage, the individuals' interaction with family and friends led to ethnic awareness, or a consciousness of their Japanese descent. In the second stage,…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences
Vazquez, Jesse M. – 1985
This conference paper presents the "ethnic matrix," a theoretical model of the process of ethnicity which describes how ethnic identity is sustained or diminished in the life of an individual or ethnic group. After a general introduction, the first of the paper's three major sections presents a research review and overview of historical and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Differences, Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity
Arredondo, Patricia M. – 1983
This report discusses identity themes that emerged in a longitudinal (1977-1981) study of identity, ego, and career development patterns among immigrant adolescents and young adults in Boston, Massachusetts. Qualitative data, which were collected from journals that the subjects kept, and from semi-structured interviews, revealed the subjects'…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Alienation, Biculturalism, Career Choice
Kobayashi, Futoshi – Online Submission, 2005
The purposes of this study were to examine whether ethnic differences in college students' self-construals exist and whether these self-construals are associated with preferences for different types of classroom organization; and also to test the validity of self-construal theory to explain psychological differences. Self-reports were collected…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), College Students, Validity, White Students
Chow, Esther Ngan-Ling – 1981
Acculturation and the development of positive self-concept among Asian American women are both complicated by factors associated with their ethnicity and gender. Physical differences, cultural barriers, and racial and sex discrimination have made difficult the complete assimilation of Asian females into American society. Furthermore, failure to…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences