The relationship component of women's identity formation within two cultures: The relation between identity and general attachment in adult women

dc.creatorFrame, Mary D
dc.date.available2011-02-19T00:21:11Z
dc.date.issued2000-12
dc.degree.departmentHuman Development and Family Studiesen_US
dc.description.abstractThe main purpose of this study was to investigate the relation between women's identity orientation and commitment and dimensions of attachment styles within non-Hispanic White and in Mexican Americans college women. It was speculated that due to the commonalties between the two theoretical frameworks and characteristics of the identity statuses and attachment styles, there would be a relation between the scores on identity formation and attachment. The instruments used for this study were General Attachment Questionnaire (Collins & Read. 1990) and the Identity Style Inventory (ISI. Berzonsky. 1992). Canonical correlation analyses were conducted to investigate this relation. This study found that relations exist between identity and attachment dimension for non-Hispanic White college women, but none was found for the Mexican American college women and difference between dimension on identity but not for attachment between the women in the two groups.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2346/21460en_US
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherTexas Tech Universityen_US
dc.rights.availabilityUnrestricted.
dc.subjectMexican American women -- Attitudesen_US
dc.subjectInterpersonal relations and cultureen_US
dc.subjectWhite women -- Texas -- Identityen_US
dc.subjectAttachment behavior -- Cross-cultural studiesen_US
dc.subjectWomen -- Identity -- Cross-cultural studiesen_US
dc.subjectMexican American women -- Texas -- Identityen_US
dc.subjectIdentity (Psychology) -- Cross-cultural studiesen_US
dc.subjectWhite women -- Attitudesen_US
dc.titleThe relationship component of women's identity formation within two cultures: The relation between identity and general attachment in adult women
dc.typeThesis
thesis.degree.departmentHuman Development and Family Studies
thesis.degree.disciplineHuman Development and Family Studies
thesis.degree.grantorTexas Tech University
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameM.S.
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