Components and Symbols of Ethnic Identity: A Case Study in Informal Education and Identity Formation in Diaspora

By Erik H. Cohen

Bar-Ilan University Press, 2004

This study develops a tool which can help researchers understand the ways in which individuals perceive their own ethnic identity. The components and symbols that determine ethnic identification are analyzed. The author uncovers a structure of identity along two axes: the cognitive/affective and the specific/universal.

Topic: Scholarship, Identity Formation, Academic Research

Name of Publication: Applied Psychology: An International Review

Volume/Issue: Vol.53/no.1

Page Number(s): 87-112

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Genre: Report

Coverage: World

Language: English

Copyright Information: Download for personal use, freely distribute link

Bibliographic Information:
Cohen, Erik H. Components and Symbols of Ethnic Identity: A Case Study in Informal Education and Identity Formation in Diaspora. Applied Psychology: An International Review. Bar-Ilan University Press. 2004: 87-112. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=119


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