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Title: Assimilation ideology and situational well-being among ethnic minority members
Keywords: Social Sciences & Humanities
Issue Date: 15-Nov-2009
Publisher: Elsevier
Abstract: Abstract Two experimental questionnaire studies were conducted to test whether assimilation ideology affects the relationship between ethnic self-esteem and situational well-being of Turkish-Dutch participants. Social identity theory argues that ethnic identity can buffer the effects of group identity threat on well-being, and self-esteem research suggests that a positively evaluated self-aspect can form an important source of well-being. Results show that in an assimilation context, ethnic self-esteem is positively related to feelings of global self-worth and general life-satisfaction. The findings suggest that ethnic self-esteem is an important factor for well-being in an assimilation context that undermines minority group members ability to live their ethnic identity and threatens their group’s positive distinctiveness.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2262/65620
ISSN: 00221031 (ISSN)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jesp.2009.11.007
Rights: 2009
Affiliation: Utrecht University Heidelberglaan 2 Utrecht--> , CS Netherlands--> - NETHERLANDS (Verkuyten, Maykel)
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