Citations with the tag: ACCULTURATION
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- Acculturation and cigarette smoking among African American adults.
Klonoff, Elizabeth A.; Landrine, Hope // Journal of Behavioral Medicine; Oct96, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p501
Examines the relationship between acculturation and cigarette smoking among African Americans. Difference in the acculturation of smokers from non-smokers; Prevalence of smoking among acculturated African Americans; Roles of acculturation as a factor in smoking; Social behavior of cigarette...
- Adolescents, Parents, and Residential School in Intercultural Transition: One Story from Three Angles.
Eisikovits, Rivka A.; Shamai, Shalom // Child & Youth Care Forum; Feb2001, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p19
The education of immigrant youth in residential settings provides an alternative framework that offers solutions for some of the urgent problems of families in cultural transition. This paper focuses on a previously neglected area of research, namely, the trilateral relations between immigrant...
- Perception of social support, acculturation, depression, and suicidal ideation among African...
Kimbrough, Regina M.; Molock, Sherry D.; Walton, Kimberly // Journal of Negro Education; Summer96, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p295
Examines the relationships among perception of social support, acculturation, depression, and suicidal ideation among African American college students in the United States, who attend predominantly black and predominantly white universities. Details on a study conducted; Methodology used to...
- Household and Family among Lebanese Immigrants in Nova Scotia: Continuity, Change and Adaptation.
Jabbra, Nancy W. // Journal of Comparative Family Studies; Spring91, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p39
Changes in household and family structures, activities, norms and values are described for Lebanese immigrants in Nova Scotia. The changes are anchored by reference to old country Lebanese, the first generation immigrants, and the second generation immigrants. It is argued that although...
- Lifestyle Differences between Bicultural and Low-and High-Acculturation-Level Latino Adults.
Miranda, Alexis O.; Frevert, Vada S.; Kern, Roy M. // Journal of Individual Psychology; Spring98, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p119
Examines the social interest and lifestyle differences between Latinos differentiated by stages of acculturation. Enhancement of the presence of Adlerian theory in the body of literature about the acculturation of Latinos; Alfred Adler's definition of lifestyle as a singular, unique pattern of...
- The new face of racism and the challenge facing services.
Fernandez, Jeff // Drugs & Alcohol Today; Aug2005, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p33
Discusses issues concerning racism in Great Britain. Relevance of the theory of new racism; Problems faced by immigrants in the country; Guidelines to enable a service to be cultural responsive to emerging need.
- InmigraciÃ³n y discriminaciÃ³n en la frontera argentino-paraguaya.
Nadali, Débora Betrisey // Migraciones Internacionales; ene-jun2007, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p141
Within the framework of Argentinean society, in recent decades, obvious processes of stigmatization have been established that give rise to the production of "others" on the basis of their condition of "border immigrants" (such as Paraguayans, Chileans and Bolivians), who are always prey to...
- Frosh Not Fresh-Faced.
Wyatt, Rebecca // Insight on the News; 11/29/99, Vol. 15 Issue 44, p33
Reports on the different views on acculturating to university life in the United States. What high school seniors should know about a college; How freshmen benefit from diversity on their campuses; Views on coed living.
- A Psychometric Revision of the European American Values Scale for Asian Americans Using the Rasch Model.
Sehee Hong; Kim, Bryan S. K.; Wolfe, Maren M. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Jan2005, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p194
The 18-item European American Values Scale for Asian Americans (M. M. Wolfe, P. H. Yang, E. C. Wong, & D. R. Atkinson, 2001) was revised on the basis of results from a psychometric analysis using the Rasch Model (G. Rasch, 1960). The results led to the establishment of the 25-item European...
- Race & ethnicity.
Clymo, Philippa // Youth Studies Australia; Spring1995, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p61
Presents an abstract of the paper `Acculturation attitudes among young immigrants as a function of perceived parental attitudes toward cultural change,' by David Lackland Sam published in the `Journal of Early Adolescence about the acculturation attitudes among young immigrants from Third World...
- Deset godina nove manjinske politike u Srbiji.
Vujacic, Ilija // Politicka Misao: Croatian Political Science Review; 2012, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p150
In spite of the fact that Serbia is a multicultural state in which many ethno-cultural minorities live, that basic regulations have been issued which secure the rights of ethnic minorities, and that a system of multiculturalism has been established, only partial recognition of the identity and...
- Using the social, attitudinal, familial, and environmental (S.A.F.E.) acculturation stress scale...
Fuertes, Jairo N.; Westbrook, Franklin D. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Jul96, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p67
Assesses the reliability of the Social, Attitudinal, Familial and Environmental (SAFE) scale in measuring the acculturation stress of Hispanics in the United States. Intercorrelations among factors of the scale; Generational differences in reaction to acculturation stress.
- SOME PRINCIPLES OF CULTURE CHANGE AND THEIR RELATION TO THE PHILIPPINES.
Hollnsteiner, Mary R. // Philippine Sociological Review; Jan1958, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1
The article outlines the principles in introducing innovations to rural Christian Filipinos in the Philippines. A realization of the functional nature of culture, its interrelatedness, that when a change takes place in one aspect of a culture, changes also occur in other parts of this culture....
- Phra Biganesha: Integration of Sculpture Design, Beliefs, Customs and Rituals in Thai Society.
Lodkhamwathana, Surachai- Phatharadit; Chantachon, Songkoon; Paengsoy, Kosit // European Journal of Social Sciences; Aug2012, Vol. 33 Issue 1-2, p101
Phra Biganesha\Ganesh is regarded as the Lord of Success and Wisdom. This belief originated in India and spread into Thailand. Nowadays, many Phra Biganesha statues have been built for devotees to pay respect and homage. Devotees of Phra Bighanesha believe in Phra Biganesha as the Lord of...
- The Dutch Media's Immigrant Photo Drama.
Kleppe, Martijn // BAGnewsNotes; 3/25/2013, p2
A reprint of the article "The Dutch Media's Immigrant Photo Drama" by Martijn Kleppe which first appeared in Dutch on Photoq.nl and in English on Africa is a Country is presented. The author presents a photograph that has reportedly been used in all kinds of Dutch news and articles in which the...
- Reflective Voices: Valuing Immigrant Students and Teaching with Ideological Clarity.
Expósito, Sara; Favela, Alejandra // Urban Review; Mar2003, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p73
Students who are not part of the dominant culture need teachers that have a clear understanding of their role as cultural workers (Freire, 1998). Moreover, it is imperative that teachers who work with immigrant children become reflective about their ideology and how their belief systems impact...
- Naturalization and Employment Integration of Turkish and Moroccan Immigrants in the Netherlands.
Bevelander, Pieter; Veenman, Justus // Journal of International Migration & Integration; Summer2006, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p327
This article deals with immigrants' naturalization decisions and their effects on socioeconomic integration. The research questions are the following: Is cultural integration of immigrants positively related to naturalization? Does naturalization exert a positive influence on the employment...
- We Are But Closet Indians.
Vijaykar, Mona // India Currents; Aug2010, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p7
The article presents the author's insights regarding the wrong perceptions of Americans on Indians' culture in California. She mentions that Americans are ignorant about the Indian culture because they are ashamed to bring it out in the open and thus draw humiliation. Also discussed is the...
- Integrating Immigrants in an Economic Crisis.
Strel'tsova, Iana // Russian Politics & Law; May/Jun2013, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p21
Throughout Europe, including in Russia, multiculturalism has a poor record of success on the ground in terms of achieving the occupational, social, linguistic-cultural, and political integration of temporary and permanent immigrants. Governments need to take this reality into account in setting...
- Hues of adjustment: Landsmanshaftn in inter-war New York and Tel-Aviv.
Helman, Anat // Jewish History; Mar2006, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p41
Jewish immigrants in New York City and Tel-Aviv founded landsmanshaftn â€“ local associations of those arrived from the same country, region, city or village. Comparing these civil organizations' goals, structures, and activities during the interwar period illuminates noteworthy aspects of...
- TARÄ°HSEL SÃœREÃ‡TE RUSYA'NIN KUZEY KAFKASYA'YI KONTROL STRATEJÄ°LERÄ°NDE GELÄ°NEN AÅžAMA: BAÅžARISIZLIK VE TERÃ–R.
BİNGÖL, Oktay // Journal of Black Sea Studies; bahar2013, Vol. 10 Issue 37, p137
The Russians, in pursuit of ambitions since the 16th century to enlarge their empire, have seen mandatory to expand to the east and to the south. In this context, the North Caucasus, with its geopolitical position which controls the axis extending to the warm waters and the depths of Asian...
- Cultivated Community.
Lee, Gini // Landscape Architecture Australia; Aug2007, Issue 115, p48
The article deals with the importance of building community gardens in high rise structures especially for immigrants who used to have small plots near their houses. With new settlers coming from Vietnam, Turkey and Somalia, these spaces not only serve as source of additional food but also a...
- CALENDAR 2012.
Lee, Gini // Credit Union Journal; 4/2/2012, Vol. 16 Issue 14, p4
A calendar of events for the credit union (CU) industry in the U.S. area from April 10, 2012 to April 25, 2012 is presented, including the Credit Union League of Connecticut Annual Meeting at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, Connecticut on April 10, Arkansas CU League Annual Meeting in Hot...
- Building resilience in transcultural adults (BRiTA): Developing a novel preventative intervention.
Khawaja, Nigar Gohar; Ramirez, Elvia; Prasad-Ildes, Rita // Advances in Mental Health; 2013, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p302
There is a dearth of preventative programmes that enhance the Australian culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) adults' resilience to cope with the acculturation process. This article introduces the reader to the BRiTA Futures for Adults and Parents, a culture and language sensitive...
- ETHNIC POLISH STUDENTS FROM THE FORMER SOVIET UNION IN THE HOMELAND OF THEIR FOREFATHERS. AN EMPIRICAL STUDY.
Mucha, Janusz // East European Quarterly; Summer2003, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p167
Presents the findings of an empirical qualitative research project on culture contact between ethnic Polish students from the former Soviet Union and the Polish host society. Discussion on the sociological, social psychological and cultural anthropological literature on culture contact;...
- Auto-catÃ©gorisation ethnique, attitudes d'acculturation et representations sociales chez les jeunes FranÃ§ais issus de l'immigration.
Amin, Azzam; Vinet, Élise // Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science; Apr2014, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p226
This study explored self-categorization and acculturation attitudes amongst French youth of North African descent (n = 334) compared to those of Turkish descent (n = 158). Contrary to their peers of Turkish descent, the youth of North African descent clearly referred to ethnic...
- Acculturation attitude and its effect on work engagement: a case of professional Chinese immigrants in Australia.
Ying Lu; Samaratunge, Ramanie; Härtel, Charmine E. J. // International Proceedings of Economics Development & Research; 2011, Vol. 13, p144
Based on Berry's seminal work on acculturation process, this study investigates the individual differences of professional Chinese immigrants in terms of their attitudes toward acculturation, and the relationship between acculturation attitudes and work engagement of professional Chinese...
- Acculturation Is Associated With Hypertension in a Multiethnic Sample.
Moran, Andrew; Diez Roux, Ana V.; Jackson, Sharon A.; Kramer, Holly; Manolio, Teri A.; Shrager, Sandi; Shea, Steven // American Journal of Hypertension; Apr2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p354
Background: Hypertension varies in prevalence among race/ethnic groups in the United States. Within-ethnic group differences associated with acculturation have been less frequently examined. We studied the association of three measures of acculturation (language spoken at home, place of birth,...
- Old Culture - New Culture: A Study of Migrants in Ankara, Turkey.
Levine, Ned // Social Forces; Mar73, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p355
This is a study of rural-to-urban migrants in Ankara, Turkey--the relationship between maintaining village contacts after settling in the city and evidence of urban acculturation. Taking two aspects of urban acculturation, urban participation and belief-attitude changes, it was found that...
- The African Diaspora in Mexico, Brazil, and the United States.
Van Den Berghe, Pierre L. // Social Forces; Mar76, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p530
ABSTRACT The central question of this paper is why people of African descent have shown different rates of acculturation, and different degrees of "racial" distinctiveness in Mexico. Brazil, and the United States. Acculturation is greater in Mexico and the United States than in Brazil. but...
- Ash ninka medicinal plants: a case study from the native community of Bajo Quimiriki, Junjn, Peru.
Luziatelli, Gaia; Sørensen, Marten; Theilade, Ida; Mølgaard, Per // Journal of Ethnobiology & Ethnomedicine; 2010, Vol. 6, p21
Background: The AshÃ¡ninka Native Community Bajo Quimiriki, District Pichanaki, JunÃn, Peru, is located only 4 km from a larger urban area and is dissected by a major road. Therefore the loss of traditional knowledge is a main concern of the local headman and inhabitants. The present study...
- Songs of Gold Mountain.
Luziatelli, Gaia; Sørensen, Marten; Theilade, Ida; Mølgaard, Per // Visions & Divisions; 2008, p92
The article presents the poem "Songs of Gold Mountain." First Line: [Since I left South China]. Last Line: And it gets you nowhere, even if you are modern in education.
- Neptune Magnet Mall brings Eastern region's cultures under one roof.
Luziatelli, Gaia; Sørensen, Marten; Theilade, Ida; Mølgaard, Per // Point-of-Purchase; Aug2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p15
The article reports on the launch of an East Indian cultural diversity initiative at Neptune Magnet Mall in Mumbai, India in 2014.
- A culture in transition: A history of acculturation and settlement near the mouth of the Yukon...
Griffin, Dennis // Arctic Anthropology; 1996, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p98
Attempts to piece together archaeology, ethnohistory, and oral history to rediscover the extent of the communities in three Eskimo villages located near the northern mouth of the Yukon River in Alaska and their roles in regional events. Ethnographic background of the area; Regional population...
- Acculturation and Evaluation of Mexican Americans with Disabilities.
Arnold, Bill R.; Orozco, Sergio // Journal of Rehabilitation; Jan-Mar89, Vol. 55 Issue 1
Evaluates the influence of acculturation on the assessment process in Mexican Americans with disabilities in South Texas. Measurement of levels of acculturation; Effects of acculturation on language; Tasks needed to assess fine motor abilities.
- RELIGIOUS ASPECTS OF THE MIGRATION POLICY OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE IN THE NORTH-WEST CAUCASUS.
Nikolaevna, Kumpan Ekaterina // Theory & Practice of Social Development; 2013, Issue 9, p1
The paper studies the religious factors in migration policy of the Russian Empire in North-West Caucasus in regard of the migrant colonists from the European countries.
- MigraÃ§Ã£o na Ãfrica Ocidental e Cabo Verde: uma relaÃ§Ã£o recente?
Rocha, Eufémia Vicente // CiÃªncias Sociais Unisinos; jan-abr2013, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p12
The aim of this paper is to reconstruct, from a eurocentric perspective, how migration is objectivated, today, in Cape Verde, the circumstances in which immigration is thought and the conditions to understand it out of the patterns that shape it into a Western form, static. Here, witchcraft...
- O artista como trabalhador no Plano Nacional de Cultura.
Barros, José Márcio; Rosa, Liliane; Santo, Lívia Espírito // PolÃticas Culturais em Revista; 2014, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1
The present article aims to analyze how the artist is treated as an employee in the context of the National Plan of Culture (PNC) and its goals. Therefore, we sought to conceptually understand the artist's relationship with the world of work, the representations of this reality, the contexts of...
- WHO, WHAT, WHERE, HOW MUCH, HOW MANY? - II.
Kahn Jr., E. J. // New Yorker; 10/22/1973, Vol. 49 Issue 35, p105
The article provides information on the foreign immigration in the U.S. According to the author, even though immigrants are less visible than before, they are an important element of the American body politic. Many of the early immigrants settled near their port of entry. Most immigrants settled...
- Acculturation Process and Its Effects on Dietary Habits, Nutritional Behavior and Body-Image in Adolescents.
Škreblin, Lana; Sujoldzic, Anita // Collegium Antropologicum; Dec2003, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p469
Previous studies have indicated that the acculturation process may contribute to psychosocial and health problems among immigrants through the mediation of acculturation stress. This study focuses on adolescents with immigrant background permanently settled in the Croatian region of Dalmatia and...
- EDITORIAL COMMENTS.
Thayer-Bacon, Barbara J. // International Education; Fall2014, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the Islamic education in Egypt and Indonesia, the academic mobility in Southeast Asian countries, and the stress levels acculturation.
- Psychology and Latin Dance: Creating an Integrated Context for Multiculturalism in Action.
Vans, Ronald H.; Darer, Verónica Zander // Multicultural Review; Spring2005, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p48
The article describes how an interdisciplinary course in psychology and Latin dance at Bentley College in Massachusetts helped students overcome stereotypes of Latinos and Latin Americans and form friendships that crossed cultures. For the Latino students the opportunity to take Latin dance led...
- UK shakes up immigration system.
De Sarkar, Dipankar // Asian Pacific Post; 3/6/2008, p21
The article focuses on the Points Based System (PBS) immigration policy in Great Britain. Under the policy, highly-skilled workers who want to migrate to Great Britain will have to notch up at least 75 points in order to qualify for a visa to live and work in the country. According to the...
- Immigrants and Inculturation.
Organ, Deborah A. // America; 11/10/2003, Vol. 189 Issue 15, p12
Focuses on the development of an intercultural parish community in the U.S. Assimilation problems encountered by immigrants; Importance of reflecting on cultural reality within one's cultural group; Key elements for communities seeking to live an intercultural vision.
- Gifted Immigrants and Refugees in Israel.
Rosemarin, Shoshana // Gifted & Talented International; Aug2011-Dec2011, Vol. 26 Issue 1/2, p105
Since its establishment in 1948, the state of Israel has acquired a lot of experience in absorbing Jews who migrated from different parts of the globe. Two very different groups have immigrated into Israel during the last two decades - Ethiopians (100.000) and Russians (700.000). Due to the...
- The rehabilitation of Hispanics experiencing acculturative stress: Implications for practice.
Smart, Julie F.; Smart, David W. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Oct-Dec94, Vol. 60 Issue 4, p8
Discusses rehabilitation of Hispanic immigrants in the United States who are experiencing acculturative stress. Need for rehabilitative services; Implications for rehabilitation practice; Client counselor relationships; Language issues.
- Facilitating Acculturation of Foreign-Educated Nurses.
Ea, Emerson E. // Online Journal of Issues in Nursing; 2008, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p5
The United States (US) is in the midst of a critical nursing shortage that is projected to worsen unless long term and sustainable solutions are instituted. The hiring of foreign-educated nurses (FENs) has been identified in the literature as one of the practical and realistic solutions to the...
- Gender Dynamics in the Classroom and Clinical Education Settings, Part1.
Lauber, Christine A.; Wimer, Jeffrey W. // Athletic Therapy Today; Jul2004, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p38
Discusses gender dynamics in the classroom and in clinical education settings. Importance of effective communication on teaching and learning; Examination of the differences between male and female acculturation practices, communication styles, and behavior; Allocation of adult gender roles.
- The Greek-American acculturation scale: Development and validity.
Harris, Allen C.; Verven, Renee // Psychological Reports; Apr96, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p599
Investigates the validity of a self-report measure of acculturation in Greek-Americans. Familiarity with Greek-American and Anglo-American cultures; Inclusion of commonly listed beliefs and practices in the pilot inventory.
- Acculturation Attitudes among Haitian Immigrants in South Florida and their Use of the Internet.
Francis, Jeanette; Polak, Rhonda; Djokic, Boris // Global Business & International Management Conference; 2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p33
The United States is known to be a nation of immigrants and South Florida has witnessed in the last 100 years a large influx of Latinos and Caribbean migrants posing problems and opportunities for individuals and society as a whole. The importance of studying the new experiences of immigrants...