Browsing by Subject "Acculturation"
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Acculturation Attitudes and Social Adjustment in British South Asian Children: A Longitudinal Study Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Sage Publications Inc, 2013)A 1-year longitudinal study with three testing points was conducted with 215 British Asian children aged 5 to 11 years to test hypotheses from Berry's acculturation framework. Using age-appropriate measures of acculturation attitudes and psychosocial outcomes it was found that (a) children generally favored an integrationist attitude and this was more pronounced among older (8-10 years) than in younger (5-7 years) children and (b) temporal changes in social self-esteem and peer acceptance were ...
Publisher and Date:(Elsevier Inc., 2015)This article approaches migration and ethnic diversity issues from the social psychology of intergroup relations. From an intergroup-relations perspective, minority and majority experiences of ethnic diversity are interdependent; and they are jointly shaped by the prevailing diversity climate in a particular society. Accordingly, the article consists of three main sections. The first section sketches different patterns and policies of migration and ethnic diversity at the societal level. The second ...