The intersection of racial-ethnic socialization and adolescence: A closer examination at stage-salient issues Public Deposited

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  • Smith, Ruth Katie
    • Affiliation: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
  • The literature on parental racial–ethnic socialization (RES) has established the multiple protective effects of RES on developmental outcomes. Although the majority of this literature examines RES processes in adolescence, with the exception of identity processes this literature has not specifically tackled how these messages intersect with specific adolescent developmental processes. We review the literature on RES processes in non‐White adolescents with a focus on the parent–adolescent relationship, risk‐taking behaviors, romantic relationships, and different contexts (i.e., extracurricular, work, and social media settings). We propose that developmental science needs to account for how parental RES may not only change in adolescence, but in particular responds to the perceived risks associated with this developmental period and interacts with normative developmental tasks and milestones.
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  • The Journal of Research on Adolescence
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  • 28
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  • 3
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