Citations with the tag: ACCULTURATION

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  • 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.

  • Inmigraci�n y discriminaci�n 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...

  • 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.

    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 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...

  • 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.

  • 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 – 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...

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    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-catégorisation ethnique, attitudes d'acculturation et representations sociales chez les jeunes Français 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Acculturated in Homeland: Consumer Culture in Morocco.
    Fosse-Gomez, Marie-Hélène; Godefroit-Winkel, Delphine; Özçlgar-Toulouse, Nil // Advances in Consumer Research - European Conference Proceedings; 2011, Vol. 9, p581 

    An abstract of the article "Acculturated in Homeland: Consumer Culture in Morocco," by Marie-Hélène Fosse-Gomez, Delphine Godefroit-Winkel, and Nil Özçlgar-Toulouse is presented.

  • 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 Asháninka Native Community Bajo Quimiriki, District Pichanaki, Junín, 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.

    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.

  • Migração na África Ocidental e Cabo Verde: uma relação recente?
    Rocha, Eufémia Vicente // Ciências 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 // Políticas 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...

    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...

    Onwuchekwa, Arthur Chukwubike; Mezie-Okoye, Mary Margaret; Babatunde, Seye // Ethnicity & Disease; Summer2012, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p340 

    Objectives: Hypertension has become a major health burden in sub-Saharan Africa, mainly due to urbanization and Western acculturation. We investigated the prevalence of hypertension and risk factors in a rural community in South-South Nigeria. Design, setting, participants: Blood pressure and...

  • 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...

    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.

  • Expert shocked by treatment of young immigrants.
    McMillan, Ian // Mental Health Practice; Nov2006, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p6 

    The article reports that Charles Watters, director of the European Center for the Study of Migration and Social Care has commented that staff lacked cultural awareness which is a disadvantage to their ability to help asylum seekers and refugees in Great Britain. The lack of coherent planning and...

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