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Musso, Pasquale; Inguglia, Cristiano; Lo Coco, Alida – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2017
Framed from an integrative approach, the current article examined the associations between ethnic identity exploration (EIE), ethnic identity commitment (EIC), and acculturative stress by investigating the mediating role of ethnic attitudes (i.e., in-group favoritism and out-group derogation) in these relationships. Additionally, the moderating…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Self Concept, Adolescents, Acculturation
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Cheung, Francis; Lai, Beatrice P. Y.; Wu, Anise M. S.; Ku, Lisbeth – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2015
Based on social-cognitive career theory (SCCT), we explore how ethnic identity, parental occupation, efficacy in learning Chinese, and learning experience relate to ethnic minority adolescents' academic and career expectations. The participants are 632 Southeast Asian adolescents in Hong Kong. In accordance with SCCT, structural equation modeling…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Group Students, Academic Aspiration, Occupational Aspiration
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Gfellner, Barbara M.; Armstrong, Helen D. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2013
This study supported associations between three theoretically driven conceptualizations of racial and ethnic identity (REI; Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure; Multidimensional Racial Identity Measure; Bicultural Identity Measure) and with adaptive functioning among Canadian indigenous adolescents in middle school to high school. Age differences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Biculturalism
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Gazis, Nicki; Connor, Jason P.; Ho, Robert – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2010
This study investigated cultural identity and peer influence on tobacco, alcohol, and cannabis use in a culturally diverse sample of Northern Australian adolescents. Middle school students (n = 274) completed the Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure (MEIM) and measures of their own and perceived friends' substance use. Higher scores on the full…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Ethnicity, Marijuana, Factor Structure
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Holmes, Khiela J.; Lochman, John E. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2009
The current study tested models to determine the extent to which self-worth and social goals mediate the influence of ethnic identity on aggression among aggressive European and African American preadolescents. Ethnic identity emerged as important for both groups, but in different ways. Different patterns of influence of ethnic identity and of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Whites, Ethnicity, Influences
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Pegg, Phillip O.; Plybon, Laura E. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2005
The purpose of this study was to examine the psychometric qualities of two theoretical subscales of the Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure (MEIM), Ethnic Identity Exploration and Ethnic Identity Commitment, that have been supported in research with early adolescent samples. The study was conducted to further validate the MEIM as a two-factor…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Psychometrics, Ethnicity, African Americans