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L3 ethnic identity_post_08.08.12

Sborn essaycontestgrowingupasianamerican

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Unformatted text preview: tion EI Research with Asian Americans EI Research with Asian Americans Ying & Lee (1999) – Evaluated EI/Acculturation models for AAs – 342 12­22 year old Asian Americans in Bay Area (mostly East Asian and U.S. Born) – Essay contest “Growing up Asian American” – Coded essays for EI status and outcome, and transition (did they have another status before?) Ying and Lee findings Ying and Lee findings Status Outcome Foreclosed 33% Diffuse 1% Assimilated 4% Moratorium 19% Marginal 2% Achieved 47% Separated 32% Integrated 42% Unintegrated 20% Ethnic Identity and Self­Esteem Phinney & Chavira (1992) Longitudinal study T1 strong EI → T2 high SE T1 high SE → T2 strong EI T1 Ethnic Identity T2 Ethnic Identity .14 .52* .52* .47* .49* T1 Self­Esteem .77* T2 Self­Esteem Is EI Important to Everyone? Is EI Important to Everyone? Crocker et al. (1994) Collective Self Esteem ~ Racial identity Private CSE/Private Regard how you privately evaluate your group Public CSE/Public Regard how you think others evaluate your group Identity CSE/Centrality how important your group identity is to you Membership CSE how well you function as a member of your group White, Black, Asian college students in Buffalo CSE: depression, satisfaction & hopelessness Is Ethnic Identity Important to Is Ethnic Identity Important to Everyone? Private Regard Public Regard Identity Centrality Membership Related for Asians Unrelated for Blacks Private Regard → Self­Esteem for all Public/Private Regard → Adjustment for only Asians (Life Satisfaction, Hopelessness) Ethnic Identity may be most important for Asians...
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