James Marcia extended Erikson’s work on identity crisis with the concepts of identity diffusion, identity foreclosure, identity moratorium, and identity achievement.
To complete this discussion:
- Apply one or more of these concepts to an area of life challenge, such as choosing a college major or career, or participating in significant relationships.
- Explain how culture or ethnicity is important to adolescent identity development.
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- Either: Refer to and integrate ideas presented in the text and supplemental information. Cite the textbook or other unit resources at least twice within your discussion.
- Or: Cite at least one scholarly resource from the Capella library to support your discussion. Do not use popular media sources such as Wikipedia or About.com.