American identity in the USA: Youth perspectives

Authors: 
Parissa Jahromi
Publication Year: 
2011
Publication name or Publisher: 
Applied Developmental Science, 15(2), 79-93. DOI: 10.1080/10888691.2011.560811

National identity, how one sees oneself as a member of a given nation, is an important form of social identity. Feelings toward one's country are a matter of both individual and collective concern. In an increasingly diverse world, the issue of identifying with a nation is complex and consequential for individual identity formation as well as collective political identity. How do youn