Unformatted text preview: most families lived in a community where its population was predominantly white. More children had ambivalent or negative racial identity, and some parents minimized their children’s experiences of racism. The research suggested the role of resources and reference materials of the children’s racial and ethnic background was crucial to the development of positive identity and self-esteem. Also, further concern remains for the effects of individual racism that is more prevalent than institutional racism. Cultural competence of transracially adopted children may be fostered through racial awareness, multicultural planning, and training survival skills....
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- Fall '09
- Ethnic group, transracial adoption, Haymes