Social judgments about ethnic exclusion among Latin-American children and adolescents living in Spain

Part of : Το βήμα των κοινωνικών επιστημών ; Vol.ΙΔ, No.55, 2009, pages 87-118

This study explores social judgments about ethnic exclusion from the perspective of ethnic minority children living in Spain. The study was conducted in Madrid with a sample of 72 Latin American children and adolescents between 6-17 years of age. We used a clinical semi-structured interview. Participants were presented with a picture depicting a Latin American child being excluded from a birthday party. They had to describe the exclusion situation and provide an evaluation of it (right or wrong). Also, they had to justify their judgment. Additionally, an unexpected finding was obtained: some children tended to blame the excluded child, attributing to him/her responsibility for his/her own exclusion.
Subject (LC):
social judgments, ethnic exclusion, ethnic minority children, Latin American children and adolescents, Spain
Περιέχει γραφήματα, πίνακες και βιβλιογραφία, Το άρθρο περιέχεται στο special issue: from a national identity to a European one, J. A. Spinthourakis & I. Kamarianos, guest editors