Acculturation: Implications for Individuals, Families and by Tara M. Johnson

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.

Show description

Read Online or Download Acculturation: Implications for Individuals, Families and Societies (Social Justice, Equality and Empowerment: Dialogues Among Civilizations and Cultures) PDF

Similar minority studies books

Becoming American, Remaining Ethnic: The Case of Armenian-americans in Central California (The New Americans: Recent Immigration and American Society)

Jendian presents a picture of the oldest Armenian group within the western usa. He explores assimilation and ethnicity throughout 4 generations and examines ethnic identification and intermarriage. He examines cultural, structural, marital, and identificational assimilation for styles of switch (assimilation) and endurance (ethnicity).

Ending Denial: Understanding Aboriginal Issues

There's an subconscious racism at paintings in Canada—an lack of information of Aboriginal peoples and tradition that breeds indifference to, and ambivalence approximately, Aboriginal poverty and ailing future health. Warry examines conservative arguments and mainstream perspectives that advertise assimilation and integration because the technique to Aboriginal marginalization.

The Neighborhood Has Its Own Rules: Latinos and African Americans in South Los Angeles

South la is frequently visible as flooring 0 for inter-racial clash and violence within the usa. because the Nineteen Forties, South l. a. has been predominantly a low-income African American local, and but because the early Nineties Latino immigrants—mostly from Mexico and lots of undocumented—have moved in checklist numbers to the world.

Additional info for Acculturation: Implications for Individuals, Families and Societies (Social Justice, Equality and Empowerment: Dialogues Among Civilizations and Cultures)

Sample text

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.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 43 votes