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An Exploratory Development of a Bantu Informed Collective Self-Esteem Scale for African American Youth

Abstract Collective self-esteem is defined as the aspect of identity that relates to how one evaluates the value or worth of the social group to which they belong (Luttanen and Croker, 1992). For African American youth, little research has been conducted to understand how they assess the value or worth they place on their ethnic social grouping as opposed to their racial identity (Hecht, Jackson, & Ribeau, 2003). Moreover, African American scholars for decades have theorized about the importance of applying African centered frameworks to ground community solutions for these youth. Drawing from both the African centered and collective self-esteem literature, the purpose of the present study is to develop a measure of collective self-esteem derive... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Lateef, Husain (Author) / Anthony, Elizabeth K (Advisor) / Hodge, David R (Committee member) / Stalker, Katie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social work / African American Youth / African Centered / Bantu Philosophy / Black Youth / Culturally Tailored Interventions / Youth Prevention
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 130 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Social Work 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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