Political Identification, Political Ideology, and Critical Social Analysis of Inequality Among Marginalized Youth

  title={Political Identification, Political Ideology, and Critical Social Analysis of Inequality Among Marginalized Youth},
  author={Matthew A. Diemer and Adam M Voight and Aixa D. Marchand and Josefina Ba{\~n}ales},
  journal={Developmental Psychology},
This study applies multiple indicator and multiple causes modeling to examine to what extent critical social analysis of inequality, a dimension of critical consciousness (CC), may be explained by political party identification (i.e., Republican vs. Democrat) or political ideology (i.e., conservative vs. liberal). These issues were examined among 237 public high school students from a large Midwestern city, who generally came from historically marginalized groups. Analyses suggest that… Expand

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