Descriptor English: Social Construction of Ethnic Identity
Descriptor Spanish: Construcción Social de la Identidad Étnica
Descriptor Portuguese: Construção Social da Identidade Étnica
Descriptor French: Construction Sociale del'Identité Ethnique
Tree number(s): SP3.
RDF Unique Identifier:
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. ( 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
DeCS ID: 57390
Unique ID: DDCS057390
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Construction Sociale del'Identité Ethnique - Preferred
Concept UI FD00062086
Preferred term Construction Sociale del'Identité Ethnique

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