The researchers addressed theoretical validity by situating the observed themes and subthemes within Berry's (2003) bidimensional acculturation
framework to seek the level of congruency.
In this study, the participants' levels of acculturation
were measured by an eight-item Likert-type self-reporting rating scale which had response choices ranging from strongly disagree (1)to strongly agree (5).
model specifies four acculturation
styles that are jointly determined by one's orientations toward one's own ethnic group and by one's orientation toward other groups, in particular, toward the society of the immigration country.
concern [[chi square](1, N = 416) = 8.
was not significantly associated with BD in Asian males, which is contrary to previous findings (Sahi Iyer & Haslam, 2003).
Rethinking the concept of Acculturation
, Implications for theory and Research.
It is from this vein that a question is posed about the acculturation
of the African immigrants, precisely Nigerians in the United States today.
Diffusion and acculturation
theories are approaches essential for identification of the exogenous factors responsible for change in a given society.
Arab-American communities and their acculturation
into the American culture and society.
is defined as the process of cultural adaptation or change that results from sustained contact between two or more cultures (Berry, 1980; Gonzales, Deardorff, Formoso, Barr, & Barrera, 2006).
Many problems arise in the process of acculturation
for recent immigrant families, including those from Mexico and Korea.
Watch for the "Hispanic paradox": Health outcomes are worse among this population with increased acculturation
, despite better socioeconomic status, because of factors such as higher rates of teen pregnancy and cigarette smoking, said Dr.