Date of Award

5-1-1997

Degree Type

Thesis

University or Center

Clark Atlanta University(CAU)

School

School of Social Work

Degree Name

M.S.W.

First Advisor

Professor Naomi T. Ward

Abstract

This study examined self-esteem and age as they related to biracial, black/white, individuals’ attitudes concerning their biracial identity. This investigation sought out information that went beyond previous research by examining the hypotheses concerning biracial identity by three factors, age, self-esteem, and biracial consciousness, as they correspond to Eric Erikson's developmental stages and systems theory. The findings suggest, there are no significant differences between age and self-esteem, and self-esteem and the biracial individual’s attitude toward their biracial background.

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