Double consciousness and avoiding stigma | PSYC 3005 – Racial and Ethnic Identities | Walden University

The Assignment (3–4 pages):

  • Describe the concerns held by both adoptive parents and adopted children in transracial families.
  • What other concerns would you add that were not discussed and why?
  • Explain how the concerns you discussed in the first two questions relate to the concept of double consciousness.
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of race and ethnicity covering and passing.
  • Address how covering and passing can be used to both cause and resolve identity conflicts for both transracial adoptees and in general.