Stages of Ethnic Identity Development in Minority Group Adolescents

  title={Stages of Ethnic Identity Development in Minority Group Adolescents},
  author={J. Phinney},
  journal={The Journal of Early Adolescence},
  pages={34 - 49}
  • J. Phinney
  • Published 1989
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Early Adolescence
  • Stages of ethnic identity development were assessed through in-depth interviews with 91 Asian-American, Black, Hispanic, and White tenth-grade students, all American born, from integrated urban high schools. Subjects were also given questionnaire measures of ego identity and psychological adjustment. On the basis of the interviews, minority subjects were coded as being in one of three identity stages; White subjects could not be reliably coded. Among the minorities, about one-half of the… CONTINUE READING
    1,409 Citations
    Ethnic identity in college students from four ethnic groups.
    • 535
    Ego development and ethnic identity formation in rural American Indian adolescents.
    • D. Newman
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Child development
    • 2005
    • 49
    Ethnic Identity Development of Second-Generation Indian American Adolescents.
    • 6
    • PDF
    Ethnic differences in adolescents' identity status and associated behavior problems.
    • 78
    The Effects of Ethnic Identity, Ethnicity, and Gender on Adolescent Well-Being
    • 341
    The Many Faces of Self: Ego and Ethnic Identities
    • C. W. Branch
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • The Journal of genetic psychology
    • 2001
    • 32
    • Highly Influenced
    Perception of discrimination and ethnocultural variables in a diverse group of adolescents.
    • 194
    • PDF


    Ethnic identity in college students from four ethnic groups.
    • 535
    The Lower Age Boundaries of Identity Development.
    • 135
    Gender and Ethnic Identity among Chicanos
    • 39
    Identity conflict in Mexican-American adolescents.
    • 26
    Development and validation of ego-identity status.
    • J. Marcia
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Journal of personality and social psychology
    • 1966
    • 4,106
    • PDF
    Self-Perceived Transformation of Negro-to-Black Identity
    • 16