The development of ethnic identity during adolescence.

@article{French2006TheDO,
  title={The development of ethnic identity during adolescence.},
  author={Sabine Elizabeth French and Edward Seidman and La Allen and J. Lawrence Aber},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={
          1-10
        }
}
The development of ethnic identity is a critical facet of adolescence, particularly for adolescents of color. In order to examine the developmental trajectory of ethnic identity, African American, Latino American, and European American early and middle adolescents (N = 420) were assessed over 3 years. Two components of ethnic identity were assessed--group-esteem was found to rise for both early and middle adolescents; exploration rose for middle adolescents. African Americans and Latino… 

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