Raising Biracial Children

Raising Biracial Children

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As the multiracial population in the United States continues to rise, new models for our understanding of mixed-race children and how their conception of racial identity must be developed. A wide divide between academics who research biracial identity, and the everyday world of parents and practitioners who raise and deal with mixed-race children exists. This book aims to fill this gap by providing an extensive synthesis of the existing research in the field, as well as a model for better understanding the unique process of racial identity development for mixed-race children. Raising Biracial Children provides parents, educators, social workers, and anyone interested in multiracial issues with an accessible framework for understanding healthy mixed-race identity development and to translate those findings into practical care-giving strategies.In fact, such a comment indicates precisely the opposite because the person making the comment is affirming her ... Dark-skinned black girlsa#39; competitive comments (aquot;She thinks shea#39;s cuter than everybody elseaquot;) are misinterpreted as group rejection (aquot;They dona#39;t think Ia#39;m really blackaquot;). ... When darker-skinned girls behave in a rejecting way toward lighter- skinned girls, this usually is motivated by their ownanbsp;...

Title:Raising Biracial Children
Author:Kerry Rockquemore, Tracey A. Laszloffy
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 2005-01-01


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