Asked by julie baxter on Mar 10, 2024



Ethnic identity is best defined as

A) the existence of a stable inner sense of self.
B) strong understanding of one's ethnic history and group characteristics.
C) the part of personal identity that defines one's self image as an ethnic group member.
D) the successful integration of cultural experiences into one's personal identity.

Ethnic Identity

A person's sense of belonging to a specific ethnic group, including the customs, culture, and language associated with that group.

  • Organize and identify the expressions of ethnic identity in persons.

Verified Answer

Fredrick Gallagher

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Ethnic identity refers to the aspect of individuals' self-concept that is derived from their identification with a broader ethnic group, including the values, traditions, and customs that are part of that group's heritage. This is what choice C accurately describes.