IDENTITY AND MARGINAUTY: Issues in the Treatment of Biracial Adolescents


Assoc. Professor, School of Social Welfare, 120 Haviland Hall. University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720


Teenagers of mixed black and white parentage face peculiar difficulties in the developmental tasks of adolescence. The major conflicts and coping mechanisms of this group are examined, as are the clinical and sociocultural issues in its assessment and diagnosis. Specific treatment techniques are delineated.