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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence 8/2007

01-11-2007 | Original Paper

Development and Validation of the Adolescent Racial and Ethnic Socialization Scale (ARESS) in African American Families

Auteurs: Tiffany L. Brown, Ambika Krishnakumar

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence | Uitgave 8/2007

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Abstract

Racial and ethnic socialization are an integral part of African American parenting strategies. Varied conceptualizations and operationalizations of racial and ethnic socialization exist within the literature with limited evidence of the validity of existing measures. The purpose of this study is to develop a comprehensive definition of racial and ethnic socialization and to validate a new measure termed the Adolescent Racial and Ethnic Socialization Scale (ARESS). Using Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA), findings from 218 African American adolescents (grades 9–12) support the multidimensional nature of racial and ethnic socialization. Results also indicate that racial and ethnic socialization are distinct constructs reflecting the utility of this instrument for African American youth.
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Metagegevens
Titel
Development and Validation of the Adolescent Racial and Ethnic Socialization Scale (ARESS) in African American Families
Auteurs
Tiffany L. Brown
Ambika Krishnakumar
Publicatiedatum
01-11-2007
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Youth and Adolescence / Uitgave 8/2007
Print ISSN: 0047-2891
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-6601
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-007-9197-z