Citations with the tag: ACCULTURATION
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- 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.
- THE DEVELOPMENT OF LOCAL PRODUCTS IN ROMANIA: A CASE STUDY OF HONEY.
POCOL, CRISTINA BIANCA; ILEA, MARIOARA // Agricultural Management / Lucrari Stiintifice Seria I, Managemen; Apr2011, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p153
Romanian local product certification promotes the diversification of agricultural production, bringing major benefits for the development of disadvantaged rural area. Although the certification process of the Romanian traditional products began in 2005, Romania ranks the second place in Europe...
- Inmigraciï¿½n y discriminaciï¿½n en la frontera argentino-paraguaya.
Nadali, D�bora 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- Cultural Role Confusion and Memories of a Lost Identity: How Non-Consumption Perpetuates Marginalisation.
Lindridge, Andrew; Dhillon, Kamaldeep // Advances in Consumer Research; 2005, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p408
Using Indian Punjabi Sikh men living in Britain as our sample group we argue that existing consumer acculturation theories are both limited and inaccurate in their renderings of consumer behavior. This is illustrated by using a culturally marginalized group who are unable to engage with, let...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- Applying Vygotskian Developmental Theory to Language Intervention.
Schneider, Phyllis; Watkins, Ruth V. // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools; Apr96, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p157
Presents the social-interactionist view of development spoused by L.S. Vygotsky to discuss how this view can guide language intervention practice. Theoretical foundation; Zone of proximal development; Clinical applications; Assessment of language; Dynamic approach to intervention.
- Old Culture - New Culture: A Study of Migrants in Ankara, Turkey.
Levine, Ned // Social Forces (University of North Carolina Press); 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...
- 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....
- What Happens When Consumers Acculturate to Multiple Cultural Contexts?
Figueiredo, Bernardo; Cayla, Julien // Advances in Consumer Research; 2011, Vol. 39, p409
An abstract of the article "What Happens When Consumers Acculturate to Multiple Cultural Contexts?" by Bernardo Figueiredo and Julien Cayla is presented.
- 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...
- 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...
- CONSUMER BEHAVIOR IN GLOBAL MARKETS: IMPACT OF ACCULTURATION ON IMMIGRANT CONSUMER BEHAVIOR.
Abedin, Annas; Brettel, Malte // AMA Summer Educators' Conference Proceedings; 2011, Vol. 22, p271
Leaving one country and settling down in another entails a series of challenges and questions for immigrants. Two questions that all immigrants have to address are: "to what extent are cultural identity and characteristics considered to be important, and their maintenance strived for," and "to...
- Male Critics and Feminist Criticism.
Ruthven, K. K. // Essays in Criticism; Oct1983, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p263
Focuses on the opinion of the author about feminist criticism. Product of sex-coding process of acculturation; Radical thrust of feminist literary criticism; Consideration of writing of feminist literary criticism by men as a controversial activity.
- 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.
- From Jewish Street to Public Square.
Mittleman, Alan // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life; Aug/Sep2002, Issue 125, p29
Comments on key issues relevant to the acculturation of Jews in the U.S. and its impact on Judaism. Recognition of the cultural reality of American Jews; Religious compromises to accommodate the American way of life; Theoretical significance to the advancement of a religious public policy for...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- MigraÃ§Ã£o na Ãfrica Ocidental e Cabo Verde: uma relaÃ§Ã£o recente?
Rocha, Eufémia Vicente // CiÃªncias Sociais Unisinos;
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...
- Oasis of peace in a desert of war.
Battersby, John // Christian Science Monitor; 1/16/96, Vol. 88 Issue 34, p10
Reports on the integration of an Arab and Jewish community in Israel, Neve Shalom and Wahat Al-Salaam, in order to facilitate mutual trust between cultures. Spreading of peace education; Information on village; Role played by death of Yitzhak Rabin; Objectives of Neve Shalom school; Comments...
- Younger immigrants embrace Canada faster.
Battersby, John // South Asian Post; 2/10/2011, p17
The article reports on the survey conducted by cultural psychology professor Steven Heine at the University of British Columbia in Canada and his team on acculturation which shows that younger immigrants could easily adjust to Canadian culture than those who had immigrated when they were older.
- CALENDAR 2012.
Battersby, John // 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...
- 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,...
- 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...
- 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...
- Language, Acculturation, and Neuropsychological Test Performance in Japanese Americans.
Enobi, Yurika // Japanese Language & Literature; 2011, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p437
An abstract of the article "Language, Acculturation, and Neuropsychological Test Performance in Japanese Americans," by Yurika Enobi is presented.
- A Bilingual, Bicultural Interpreter and Researcher Navigates Blurry Boundaries and Intersectionality.
Hensley, Jennifer Scarboro // Japanese Language & Literature; 2011, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p455
An abstract of the article "A Bilingual, Bicultural Interpreter and Researcher Navigates Blurry Boundaries and Intersectionality," by Jennifer Scarboro Hensley is presented.
- 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.
- THE EFFECTS OF ETHNICITY FACTORS ON CONSUMER DEAL INTERESTS: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF FRENCH- AND ENGLISH-CANADIANS.
Laroche, Michel; Chung Koo Kim; Clarke, Madeleine // Journal of Marketing Theory & Practice; Winter97, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p100
This study examined how two cultural factors, ethnic identity and acculturation, affect a consumer's interests in sales promotions. The effects of the cultural factors are examined along with other purchase-related life-styles and socio-demographic factors. As an empirical study, it examines the...
- Acculturation and misclassification of tobacco use status among Hispanic men and women in the United States.
Everhart, Joshua; Ferketich, Amy K.; Browning, Kristine; Wewers, Mary E. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research; Mar2009, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p240
Introduction:: This study sought to determine the relationship between acculturation and misclassification of tobacco use among Hispanic Americans.
- A surveillance source of tobacco use differences among immigrant populations.
Parker, Emily D.; Solberg, Leif I.; Foldes, Steven S.; Walker, Patricia F. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research; Mar2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p309
Introduction:: Tobacco use disproportionately affects some ethnic minority populations. Important gains in understanding the relationship between acculturation and tobacco use have been hindered by the lack of available data, large samples of specific immigrant groups. This study is among the...
- Acculturation and social support in relation to psychosocial adjustment of adolescent refugees resettled in Australia.
Kovacev, Lydia; Shute, Rosalyn // International Journal of Behavioral Development; May2004, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p259
This study examined how different modes of acculturation and perceived social support are related to adolescent refugee psychosocial adjustment, as measured by global self-worth and peer social acceptance. The 83 participants, aged between 12 and 19 and now resident in Australia, were from the...
- Orthogonal versus linear models of acculturation among immigrant Chinese Canadians: A comparison of mothers, fathers, and children.
Costigan, Catherine; Su, Tina // International Journal of Behavioral Development; Nov2004, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p518
A multidimensional model of acculturation was examined among 96 immigrant Chinese families living in Canada. All parents were foreign-born, as were 75% of children (average age 12). Each family member completed measures of cultural orientation (behavioural practices), identity, and cultural...
- Acculturation and Tobacco Use Among Chinese Americans.
Shelley, Donna; Fahs, Marianne; Scheinmann, Roberta; Swain, Susan; Qu, Jiaojie; Burton, Dee // American Journal of Public Health; Feb2004, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p300
Objectives: We examined the relationship between acculturation and tobacco use behaviors among Chinese Americans. Methods: Using a Chinese-language instrument based on validated questions from several national surveys, we conducted in-person, household-based interviews with 712 representative...
- THE STRENGTH OF NATIVE TIES: SOCIAL NETWORKS OF FINNISH IMMIGRANTS IN ESTONIA.
Hyv�nen, Heli // TRAMES: A Journal of the Humanities & Social Sciences; 2008, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p421
This article, which is based on 24 in-depth interviews conducted in 2005 with Finnish immigrant women in Estonia, analyzes immigrant acculturation in relation to cross-border contacts. I compared weak and strong social ties of two groups: respondents who were living in a Finnish 'enclave'...