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Alternate White Racial Identification Scale

Poster Session III - Board: III-035
Friday, May 22, 2009, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall

Cathryn D. Blue
Saint Louis University

The White Identification Scale (WIS) was proposed to assess attitudes that Whites have about being White. Content, construct, and criterion validity of the WIS were demonstrated by its ability to predict racial essentialism, converge with measures of White identity, diverge from measures of racism, and predict racism and oppositional identity.

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Gordon Bower