Mounts, Nina S.
M.A. (Master of Arts)
Department of Psychology
Developmental psychology||Ethnic studies||Individual & family studies||Social psychology||Ethnicity--Research||Self-esteem--Research||Minority college students--Research
The current thesis project investigated relationships among family ethnic cultural socialization, self-esteem, phenotype characteristics, and ethnic identity in an ethnic minority college student sample. Consistent with previous research, family ethnic cultural socialization was found to be associated with ethnic identity and self-esteem. Two of the three components of ethnic identity examined were associated with self-esteem. It was found that the relationship between family ethnic cultural socialization and self-esteem was mediated by ethnic identity. Analyses that examined phenotype characteristics as moderators in the relationship between family ethnic cultural socialization and ethnic identity did not reveal significant results.
Allen, Cara, "An examination of parental and individual factors in predicting ethnic identity" (2015). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 1250.
Northern Illinois University
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