Associations between Discussions of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Internationally Adoptive Families and Delinquent Behavior among Korean Adopted Adolescents.

@article{Anderson2015AssociationsBD,
  title={Associations between Discussions of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Internationally Adoptive Families and Delinquent Behavior among Korean Adopted Adolescents.},
  author={Kayla N. Anderson and Richard M. Lee and Martha A. Rueter and Oh Myo Kim},
  journal={Children and youth services review},
  year={2015},
  volume={51},
  pages={66-73}
}
Internationally adopted adolescents may have more delinquent behavior than non-adopted adolescents. One explanation is these adolescents experience discrimination and loss of culture, and adoptive parents are not adequately addressing these experiences. However, studies have not examined the effects of family discussions of racial and ethnic differences within adoptive families on adopted adolescents' delinquent behavior. To test this relationship, this study utilized data from 111 U.S… CONTINUE READING