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Acculturation, Dialogical Voices and the Construction of the Diasporic Self

This article argues that various Third World, diasporic communities (e.g. Indian-American, Chinese-Canadian, Turkish-German), settled primarily in Europe and North America, negotiate their cultural identities as citizens of First World countries while retaining a strong identification with the culture of their … Continue reading

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The power of culture: acculturation and language use in bilinguals

This paper investigates the extent of second language (L2) use in four cognitive domains including mental calculation, planning (action plans), note-taking, and shopping lists. Participants include 149 highly educated L2-competent sequential Polish–English bilinguals who relocated to the UK1 in early … Continue reading

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Immigration, Acculturation, and Adaptation

Cross-cultural psychology has demonstrated important links between cultural context and individual behavioural development. Given this relationship, cross-cultural research has increasingly investigated what happens to individuals who have developed in one cultural context when they attempt to re-establish their lives in … Continue reading

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Immigrant Youth: Acculturation, Identity, and Adaptation

This paper reports some of the main findings from a large international study of the acculturation and adaptation of immigrant youth (aged 13 to 18 years) who are settled in 13 societies, as well as a sample of national youth. … Continue reading

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Acculturation and Adaptation Revisited

Culture contact and change have attracted widespread attention in the international arena, and research with immigrants, sojourners, and refugees has flourished over the past two decades. Despite the burgeoning literature on acculturation, cumulative and substantive programs of psychological research are … Continue reading

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