5. Applying Social Identity and Self-Categorization Theories to Children's Racial, Ethnic, National, and State Identifications and Attitudes

  1. Stephen M. Quintana and
  2. Clark McKown
  1. Martyn Barrett and
  2. Stephanie C. Davis

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269930.ch5

Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child

Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child

How to Cite

Barrett, M. and Davis, S. C. (2007) Applying Social Identity and Self-Categorization Theories to Children's Racial, Ethnic, National, and State Identifications and Attitudes, in Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child (eds S. M. Quintana and C. McKown), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269930.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470043226

Online ISBN: 9781118269930

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Keywords:

  • common ancestry;
  • intergroup attitudes;
  • developmental psychology;
  • social identity theory and self-categorization theory;
  • racist practices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Theories

  • Empirical Evaluation of SIT and SCT Against Evidence from Children's Attitudes to National and State Groups

  • Empirical Evaluation of SIT and SCT Against Evidence from Children's Attitudes to Ethnic and Racial Groups

  • Towards a More Comprehensive Theory

  • Implications and Critical Future Directions