Citations with the tag: ACCULTURATION
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- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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; 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- Songs of Gold Mountain.
Lauber, Christine A.; Wimer, Jeffrey W. // 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.
- 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...
- L'educazione dell'Indio. I gesuiti JosÃ© de Acosta e Blas Valera su lingua e ingegni dei nativi peruviani.
Mattei, Francesco; Casalini, Cristiano // Studi Sulla Formazione; 2013, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p171
For the first Jesuits, the Peruvian Province has been a place of experimentation of educational practices and inculturation. The presence of a culture as complex as that of the Incas posed to the Society some crucial theological and political problems. To solve these problems, some of its...
- 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;...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- 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-HÃ©lÃ¨ne Fosse-Gomez, Delphine Godefroit-Winkel, and Nil Ã–zÃ§lgar-Toulouse is presented.