Chua , Bee Seok and Rosnah Ismail, and Shaziah Iqbal, and Jasmine Adela Mutang, and Nur Farhana Ardilla Aftar, and Chan, Alfred and Ferlis Bahari, and Kai , Yee Hon and Lailawati Madlan, (2012) The effect of parents' ethnic socialization practices on ethnic identity, self-esteem and psychological adjustment of multi ethnic children in Malaysia. International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic and Management Engineering, 6 (12). pp. 787-790. ISSN 1307 6892
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The present study aims to explore the role of parents' ethnic socialization practices contributes to the ethnic identity development, self-esteem and psychological adjustment of multi ethnic children in Sabah, Malaysia. A total of 342 multi ethnic children (age range = 10 years old to 14 years old; mean age = 12.65 years, SD = 0.88) and their parents participated in the present study. The modified version of Multi group Ethnic Identity Measure (MEIM), The Familial Ethnic Socialization Measure (FESM). The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (RSE) and Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale Edition 2 (BERS-2) were used in this study. The results showed that: i) parents' ethnic socialization practice was a strong predictor of ethnic identity development of multi ethnic children; ii) parents' ethnic socialization practice also was a significant predictor of self-esteem of multi ethnic children; iii) parents' ethnic socialization practice was not a significant predictor of psychological adjustment of multi ethnic children. The results of this study showed the implications parents' ethnic socialization practices and ethnic identity development in successful multi ethnic families.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Ethnic Identity development, multi ethnic children Parents' Ethnic Socialization Practices, psychological adjustment, self-esteem|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology|
|Divisions:||SCHOOL > School of Psychology and Social Work|
|Deposited By:||IR Admin|
|Deposited On:||17 Nov 2015 11:47|
|Last Modified:||17 Nov 2015 11:47|
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