The transmission of racial attitudes within the family.

  title={The transmission of racial attitudes within the family.},
  author={Luigi Castelli and Cristina Zogmaister and Silvia Tomelleri},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={45 2},
Previous literature based on self-report measures has not found a clear relationship between the ethnic attitudes of White parents and those of their children. In particular, no study has evidenced such a relationship in the case of preschool children. In the present study, the authors measured parents' implicit and explicit racial attitudes as well as the racial attitudes of their 3- to 6-year-old children. They found that parents' explicit attitudes were not related to children's responses… CONTINUE READING

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