A Post-Racial Society in Which Ethnic-Racial Discrimination Still Exists and Has Significant Consequences for Youths’ Adjustment

@article{UmaaTaylor2016APS,
  title={A Post-Racial Society in Which Ethnic-Racial Discrimination Still Exists and Has Significant Consequences for Youths’ Adjustment},
  author={Adriana J. Uma{\~n}a‐Taylor},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={111 - 118}
}
  • A. Umaña‐Taylor
  • Published 1 April 2016
  • Sociology, Psychology, Law
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
Ethnic and racial minority youths in the United States are at risk for experiencing unfair treatment and other forms of marginalization based on their ethnic-racial background. The current article discusses the prevalence of perceived ethnic-racial discrimination among ethnic-racial minority children and adolescents in the United States, provides an overview of the potentially negative consequences of such experiences for youth, and explains how youths’ ethnic-racial identity may protect… 

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