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Descriptor in English: Social Construction of Ethnic Identity
Descriptor in Spanish: Construcción Social de la Identidad Étnica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Construção Social da Identidade Étnica
Descriptor in French: Construction Sociale del'Identité Ethnique
Entry term(s): Social Construction of Ethnicity
Tree number(s): SP3.001.005.070.010.010
Scope note: 1) The notion that ethnic identity formation is a developmental process that is shaped by the social context(s) in which it occurs and that differs for minority versus majority group members. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2908006) 2) Location, income, gender, age, social class, family history, religion, nationality, etc construct one's identity. The built identities are not equally available or have equally values. (Adaptation of the definition for the more general concept, "Social Construction of Identity", of which the source is http://bit.ly/1DzWCBX)
History Note: 2018
DeCS UI: 57390
Descriptor UI: DDCS057390
Social Construction of Ethnic Identity - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062086
Scope note 1) The notion that ethnic identity formation is a developmental process that is shaped by the social context(s) in which it occurs and that differs for minority versus majority group members. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2908006) 2) Location, income, gender, age, social class, family history, religion, nationality, etc construct one's identity. The built identities are not equally available or have equally values. (Adaptation of the definition for the more general concept, "Social Construction of Identity", of which the source is http://bit.ly/1DzWCBX)
Preferred term Social Construction of Ethnic Identity
Entry term(s) Social Construction of Ethnicity



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