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Rogers, Leoandra Onnie; Way, Niobe – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2016
Adolescents form their identities by both accommodating (endorsing) and resisting (challenging) cultural stereotypes. Most research on Black males focuses on how they accommodate to negative stereotypes (e.g., delinquency, aggression), but a growing literature emphasizes how youth resist stereotypes. Semi-structured interviews were analyzed to…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Stereotypes, Race, Sex Stereotypes
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Way, Niobe; Hernandez, Maria G.; Rogers, Leoandra Onnie; Hughes, Diane L. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2013
Few studies examine how the macro context shapes ethnic or racial identity development during early adolescence. This analysis draws on interview data from 40 African American, Chinese American, Dominican American, and European American middle school students (6th through 8th grade) to explore how stereotypes inform adolescents' ethnic and racial…
Descriptors: Racial Identification, Self Concept, Ethnicity, Stereotypes
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Way, Niobe; Robinson, Melissa G. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2003
Examined the influence over time of demographic variables and perceived family and friend support and school climate on changes in psychological adjustment among Black, Latino, and Asian American adolescents from low-income families. Found a greater increase in self-esteem in students reporting more positive perceptions of school climate and,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Asian Americans, Blacks
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Way, Niobe; Chen, Lisa – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2000
Examined friendship among 160 African American, Latino, and Asian American ninth graders from low-income families. Found significant gender and racial/ethnic differences in the characteristics and quality of close and general friendships. Correlates of friendship quality varied across the type of friendship and across gender. (Author/KB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Asian Americans, Blacks