Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Sullivan, Jas M.

Title African American Identity : Racial and Cultural Dimensions of the Black Experience
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (472 pages)
Contents AFRICAN AMERICAN IDENTITY; Contents; Figures; Tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part 1: Theoretical and Methodological Issues in African American Racial Identity; 1 Forty Years of Cross's Nigrescence Theory: From Stages to Profiles, From African Americans to All Americans; 2 The Conceptualization and Measurement of Racial Identity and Racial Identification within Psychology; 3 African American Racial Identity Research in Political Science: The Need for a Multidimensional Measure; Part 2: African American Racial Identity and Psychological Well-Being
13 Racial Identity as a Buffer to Discrimination among Low Income African American Adolescents: An Examination of Academic Performance14 The Congruence between African American Students' Racial Identity Beliefs and Their Academic Climates: Implications for Academic Motivation and Achievement; 15 The Influence of African American Racial Identity on Standardized Test Performance; 16 An Exploration of Racial Identity among Black Doctoral Students Involved in Cross-Race Advising Relationships
17 The Relationship between African American Males' Collegiate Peer Support Groups and Their Racial Identity DevelopmentIndex; About the Editors; About the Contributors
4 The Effects of Racial Identity on African- American Youth Well-Being: A Clarification of the Research and Meta-analysis5 Black Identity and Well-Being: Untangling Race and Ethnicity; 6 Black Racial/Ethnic Identity and Its Impact on Well-Being: Bridging Identity Theory and Racial/Ethnic Identity Research; 7 When Racial Identity Matters: Stressful Events and Mental Health in Rural African American Adolescents; Part 3: African American Racial Identity and Physical Health; 8 The Role of African American Racial Identification in Health Behavior
9 Vascular Depression and African Americans: A Population at RiskPart 4: African American Racial Identity Development and Effects on Parents and Children; 10 Black Like Me: The Race Socialization of African American Boys by Nonresident Fathers; 11 Toward a Model of Racial Identity and Parenting in African Americans; 12 African American Children's Racial Identifications and Identity: Development of Racial Narratives; Part 5: African American Racial Identity and Influence on Educational Behavior
Summary African American Identity: Racial and Cultural Dimensions of the Black Experience, edited by Jas M. Sullivan and Ashraf M. Esmail, is a multidisciplinary exploration of the African American racial identity. The contributors to this volume cover a broad spectrum of disciplines, exploring questions like what is racial identity, how do we quantify it, and what effects do racial identity have on psychological, political, educational, and health-related behavior
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African Americans -- Social conditions -- 1975-
United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- Race relations.
Form Electronic book
Author Arbuthnot, Keena.
Barker, Marco J
Caldwell, Cleopatra Howard.
Chavous, Tabbye M
Cross, William E., Jr
Cunningham, Michael.
Cuyjet, Michael J.
Esmail, Ashraf.
Harvey, Richard D
Mandara, Jelani
Quintana, Stephen M.
Reitzes, Donald C
Ross, Latisha L
Rowley, Stephanie J
Thompson, Vetta L. Sanders.
Sneed, Joel R
Varner, Fatima
Worrell, Frank C.
ISBN 0739171755 (electronic bk.)
1306538645 (ebk)
9780739171752 (electronic bk.)
9781306538640 (ebk)