By Tara M. Johnson
Acculturation is the alternate of cultural positive factors that effects whilst teams of people having assorted cultures come into non-stop first hand touch; the unique cultural styles of both or either teams can be altered, however the teams stay distinctive. This publication gathers the most up-tp-date examine within the research of acculturation from around the globe. a few subject matters mentioned during this compilation are acculturation and its effect on adolescent interpersonal and self-directed violence; acculturation good fortune in employment between chinese language migrants from the Mainland to Hong Kong; and, the dynamics of second-culture acquisition for Latino immigrant teenagers.
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The association between acculturation and youth violence outcomes was examined in 16 studies; 13 of these investigations examined the perpetration of violence as the outcome, and three studies examined fear of being a victim of violence as the outcome. Of the reports that considered the perpetration of youth violence, the results were somewhat mixed but favored a significant positive association between acculturation and youth violence. S. , 1995). For example, Bui and Thongniramol (2005) examined a nationally representative subsample of 18,097 students from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health.
1995). For example, Bui and Thongniramol (2005) examined a nationally representative subsample of 18,097 students from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. Using logistic regression models, odds ratio statistics indicated that youth who were second or third generation Hispanics were 60% and 88% (respectively) more likely to report violent delinquency compared to their first generation counterparts. Among a predominantly Cuban sample of 2,360 adolescents living in Miami, Vega and his colleagues (1995) reported that only language conflicts were associated with total behavior problems as reported by the parents and teachers of immigrant adolescents.
Currently, we only have beginning knowledge of dynamics for Latinas. Further, existing studies have focused on victimization and have provided no understanding of the perpetration of dating or sexual violence for Latino, A/PI, or AI/AN adolescents. Future studies should increase the scope of their investigations to fill in these substantial gaps in our knowledge base. Youth violence. S. cultural involvement or individualism scales) was a risk factor for adolescent problem behavior, aggression, and violence.