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The Second Edition of Preventing Prejudice: A Guide for Counselors, Educators, and Parents has been completely revised and expanded to provide the most up-to-date and extensive coverage of prejudice and racism available. The new edition of this bestselling text presents a comprehensive overview of these topics and also includes practical tools for combating prejudice development in children, adolescents, and adults.
Chapter 4: Person of Color (Minority) Identity Development, Mental Health, and Prejudice
Person of Color (Minority) Identity Development, Mental Health, and Prejudice
How we feel about ourselves predicts, in part, how we relate to others. A critical component of our self-esteem, self-concept, and personal identity is our sense of racial and ethnic identity. How do we feel about ourselves as racial, ethnic, and cultural beings in an increasingly multicultural society that has a history of oppression and subjugation of non-White racial groups? This is a critical question for all Americans to ask themselves.
This chapter reviews and integrates both general and race- or ethnic-specific models of identity development. Research on the mental health correlates of various identity stages is summarized, and the relationship of prejudice to racial and ethnic ...