â?¢Identify and analyze the major components that describe how Caucasian Americans adopt a white racial identity.
â?¢Define the term â??white guilt.â? Examine the professional issues, needs, and culturally sensitive interventions for this group.
According to Armino (2001) Caucasian Americans start adopting a white racial identity when they realize that they are connected to many other individuals of the same color. These can be family members, friends, members of church, casual acquaintances, school personnel, neighbors and other individuals within the community. As Caucasian Americans continue to grow this identity becomes stronger when they realize that as a white American they have advantages just because of their skin color. Attitudes and ...
This posting analyzes the major components that describe how Caucasian Americans adopt a white racial identity.