'Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?': A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Beverly Daniel Tatum
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What refers to a suspension of activity?

2. In her courses on the psychology of race, Tatum often finds that parents like to brag about what quality of their children?

3. When was Erik Erikson's book Childhood and Society published?

4. What does Tatum define as a system of advantage based on race which restricts access to power and privilege?

5. What is the fifth stage of William E. Cross, Jr.'s theory of Nigrescence?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Tatum describe racial identity in relationship to religion in Part II, Understanding Blackness in a White Context, Chapter 5, Racial Identity in Adulthood?

2. What analysis of William Cross's does the author describe in Part II, Understanding Blackness in a White Context, Chapter 4, Identity Development in Adolescence?

3. What experiment does the author describe enacting on young students in Part I, A Definition of Terms, Chapter 2, The Complexity of Identity? What results does she find?

4. How does the author describe the formation of an oppositional identity in adolescent blacks in Part II, Understanding Blackness in a White Context, Chapter 4, Identity Development in Adolescence?

5. How does the author define prejudice in Part I, A Definition of Terms, Chapter 1, Defining Racism? What does revealing prejudice require?

6. How does Tatum relate prejudice to racism in Part I, A Definition of Terms, Chapter 1, Defining Racism?

7. What does Tatum say is a misconception parents have about their children in Part II, Understanding Blackness in a White Context, Chapter 3, The Early Years?

8. How does the author answer the question of why whites should care about racism in Part I, A Definition of Terms, Chapter 1, Defining Racism?

9. What does the author assert is needed in order to overcome racial prejudices in identity in Part II, Understanding Blackness in a White Context, Chapter 4, Identity Development in Adolescence?

10. How does Tatum describe her conception of herself regarding race in Part II, Understanding Blackness in a White Context, Chapter 5, Racial Identity in Adulthood?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss alienation and social integration within minority society on college campuses. What makes this difficult for the students?

Essay Topic 2

Describe the immersion experience and its impact on racial identity development. When and in what ways does the author describe this experience?

Essay Topic 3

Define and discuss the strategies of diffusion, foreclosure, moratorium and achievement in racial identity development. How do these stages relate to self-segregation?

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