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The Acculturation Model
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...Acculturation Model: Exam Acculturation Model: Exam Part A: The Acculturation Model Introduction Few people would argue that learning a second language is an easy and pain free endeavor. It seems that there are as many different theories about the process by which we learn another language as there are learners. That being said, some theories have proven much more effective than other is giving students the optimal opportunity to acquire a second language. The Acculturation Model proposed by John Schumann is perhaps one of the most widely known models for effective second language acquisition, and its use has been...
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African american music and acculturation
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...Acculturation Musical acculturation is the absorption of musical style by one culture from another via selection and modification. It is a common occurrence when cultures intermingle. This process is particularly apparent in the development of African American music, in which African sounds and social values mixed with those of Euro America and Caribbean cultures. Musical acculturation is mostly enabled by colonial or political domination along with the social unrest that follows. Musical acculturation has to do with that hybridization influence brought about by alien elements of music. This paper seeks to show the hybridizing influence of European musical elements... African American Music and...
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Effects of Acculturation among the Filipinos
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...Acculturation among the Filipinos Objectives In numerous researches carried out in America, I tried to investigate how acculturation affects the level of education and employment opportunities and its effects and related health conditions in California among the Filipinos. Introduction The Filipinos are the largest Asian group who migrated to the US in 1965. They are the largest group of Asian origin in California and the larger US. In US, they remain the understudied group in research and in the United States. The group has been neglected in the education system because they are the blended group in the states. They are a product of the US colony and are proficient English speakers have... Effects of...
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Cross Culture Communication - International experiences: culture shock, acculturation and adjustment
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...acculturation and adjustment Table of Contents Introduction 3 2.Culture – definition and characteristics 4 3. Culture shock, acculturation and adjustment – review of literature 7 3.1 Good global manager – characteristics 9 3.2 Women in management – cross cultural prospective 10 4. Case studies on cross culture communication and experiences 11 5. Conclusion 13 References 1. Introduction When trying to identify and evaluate the social rules of societies internationally it is necessary to refer to the environment in which these rules were developed; at this point, the history of a state is expected to have... Cross Culture Communication - International experiences: culture shock,...
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The Effects of Acculturation and Assimilation on Second Language Acquisition
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...Acculturation and Assimilation on Second Language Acquisition Introduction In the recent past, globalization trends have dissolved physical boundaries across the globe. Currently, there is free flow of information, goods as well as services from one region to another. This has increased interactions between and amongst communities. Both social and economic sectors have been affected by the respective transformations. In the social sphere, the education sector is perhaps the most affected. Increasingly, populations are being compelled to develop more integrated methods of transport and communication. Communication is particularly important in the environment because it enhances... The Effects of...
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Chinese Food Cultural Acculturation and Effects of Popular Culture
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...acculturation on the other hand... Chinese Americans food and eating culture relative to popular culture in the US The term culture in the simplest and most basic sense refers to a set of beliefs, customs, intuitions, traditions and ideologies that are uniquely held and shared by a group of people in a community or in a society. This is to say that people who subscribe to the same line of thoughts and societal inclinations qualify to the meaning and the essence or definition of what a culture is. Tentatively, the way of life of a society, how they eat, their dressing mannerisms and all other things that constitute the life of a people articulate to the meaning of a culture. The notion and aspect of...
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Ea, E., Itzhaki, M., Ehezrenfeld, M., & Fitzpatrick, J. (2012). Acculturation among immigrant nurses in Israel and the United S
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...Acculturation Synopsis Ea, E., Itzhaki, M., Ehrenfeld, M., & Fitzpatrick, J. . Acculturation among immigrant nurses in Israel and the United States of America. International Nursing Review, 57(4), 443-448. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2010.00812.x Introduction Filipino registered nurses (RNs) and Former Soviet Union Nurses (FSU) play a prominent role in the promotion of the health care services, in their host nations. However, minimal information about their acculturation is available. What was the purpose of the study? The purpose of the study was to determine the differences and the levels of acculturation between Filipino...
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Ea, E., Itzhaki, M., Ehezrenfeld, M., & Fitzpatrick, J. (2012). Acculturation among immigrant nurses in Israel and the United States of America
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...Acculturation Synopsis Ea, E., Itzhaki, M., Ehrenfeld, M., & Fitzpatrick, J. . Acculturation among immigrant nurses in Israel and the United States of America. International Nursing Review, 57(4), 443-448. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-7657.2010.00812.x Introduction Filipino registered nurses (RNs) and Former Soviet Union Nurses (FSU) play a prominent role in the promotion of the health care services, in their host nations. However, minimal information about their acculturation is available. What was the purpose of the study? The purpose of the study was to determine the differences and the levels of acculturation between Filipino...
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Some have expressed their concern that musical acculturation, brought about by the rapid technological advances in global communications, can only lead to the contraction and loss of musical diversity, resulting ultimately in what has been described as
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...Acculturation Music Diversity and Acculturation Traditional music survives difficult times. Voice recording was invented around 100 years ago and it changed the way people perceived music (Feld, 2000). Anthropologists get great opportunity to use recording devices instead of writing down specific music by ear. Music has become more accessible, easier to reproduce and save. Obviously, those changes have great influence on music as cultural contact became more intense. Some scholars state that globalization and technological development only lead to bad consequences for folk music because it merges with popular genres and disappears. This essay will prove that there is another side... Music Diversity and...
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CULTURAL MINORITY GROUPS ASSIGNMENT
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...Acculturation inPublic Health Research Ana F. Abraído-Lanza, PhD, Adria N. Armbrister, MA, Karen R. Flórez, MPH, and Alejandra N. Aguirre, MPH Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Interest in studying the impact of acculturation on immigrant health has increased in tandem with the growth of the Latino population in the United States. Linear assimilation models continue to dominate public health research despite the availability of more complex acculturation theories... Am J Public Health. 2006 August; 96(8 1342–1346. doi:  10.2105/AJPH.2005.064980 PMCID: PMC1522104 Toward a Theory-Driven Model of...
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Sociology
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...acculturation. Aprahamian, M., et al. “The Relationship Between Acculturation and Mental Health of Arab Americans.” Journal of Mental Health Counselling. 33. (2011): 80-92. In this first article researchers examined the mental health of Arab Americans. They wanted to determine if their mental health was in any way influenced... ? ETHNIC GROUPS Ethnic groups living together in the same space influence one another. Often the minority group may become assimilated into the majority group over a number of year, but sometimes the minority group influences the majority. The process has been studied by many researchers. Below I will summarize two academic articles detailing this process which is also called...
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Sociology
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...acculturation. Aprahamian, M., et al. “The Relationship Between Acculturation and Mental Health of Arab Americans.” Journal of Mental Health Counselling. 33. (2011): 80-92. In this first article researchers examined the mental health of Arab Americans. They wanted to determine if their mental health was in any way influenced... ETHNIC GROUPS Ethnic groups living together in the same space influence one another. Often the minority group may become assimilated into the majority group over a number of year, but sometimes the minority group influences the majority. The process has been studied by many researchers. Below I will summarize two academic articles detailing this process which is also called...
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Police Operations
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...acculturation amid old and new environments by the new police officers. Accordingly, this study demonstrates certain models of the acculturation process which have facilitated to discover a number of findings. Notably, the findings obtained through the study advocates that the acculturation process is the conversion technique which helps people to change their own culture or behavior and adopt the new culture. In this regard, different law enforcement agencies help in order to make the process conversant for the new police officers. Introduction ‘Acculturation’, as a term, is commonly utilized in the discussions which surround... ? Police Operations This research presents a well expanded model of...
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Mexican-American Acculturartion
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...Acculturation al Affiliation) Introduction Acculturation entails adopting one’s culture to that of a new culture, and is observed via attitudinal and behavioral changes. Acculturation should however not be confused with general status or length of time within a country. It varies from individuals to families. The quantity of first hand contact as well as interaction that an immigrant has people, services, schools, and the community of the dominant culture consequently affects their level of acculturation. For the Mexicans who immigrate into the US, acculturation connotes a process that entails changing their culture to the native or dominant culture within the United States... ? Mexican-American...
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Homeworrk Questions
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...acculturation entails the aspects of cultural and social change that develops after contact between several cultures. The interaction cultures leads to the changes in cultures, social organizations and customs. Effective immigrant... Lecturer Homework Questions There are three problems associated with the issue of cultural imperialism. Cultural imperialism is mainly applicable where constructivism or cultural relativism is considered true. A person cannot effectively critique the western concepts, if he/she believes they are absolutely right. Cultural imperialism inadequately defines the meaning of culture. There is thus the challenge of understanding the aspects of culture that are analyzed. Culture is ...
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Multicultural psychology Essay
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...acculturation has been contrasted with the "cultural mosaic" or multicultural model of acculturation. What are the advantages and disadvantages of these two models Which of the models is most likely to become a reality in this country The two theories of acculturation, the melting pot and the multicultural often reflect the ideological perspective of the person who is proposing them. Thus those who adhere to a melting pot theory tend to be more traditional and/or conservative in nature. They see "America" as a white, English-speaking country in which minorities need to arrive and assimilate in as few years as possible. The multiculturalists tend to be left... The "melting pot" or fusion model of...
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Intergenerational Conflicts Among Asian Immigrant Families
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...acculturation, Asian Americans are considered as a “model minority” due to their easy adjustment from their native culture to host culture. Yet, they face problems in adjusting to American life style. These problems become evident when we consider intergenerational relationship between parents and their America-born children. The conflict appears when American-born children... ? Intergenerational Conflict among Asian Immigrant Families Your Intergenerational Conflict among Asian Immigrant Families Asian Americans constitute 3.6 percent of the total population in the United States and the number is expected to rose to 6 percent by the year 2020(U.S. Census Bureau).When it comes to immigration and...
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Cultural Difference
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...Acculturation The process through which people are likely to absorb elements of other cultures without accepting them completely is called Acculturation (Hall, 2005). Acculturation occurs for groups as well as for individuals at both the physical and the psychological levels. Typically... ? Understanding Cultural Differences Ethnic identity People from different cultures are distinct from each other because of the cultural context in which they develop. Thus they have not just different norms, rules and rituals, but also different ways of making and eating food and different clothes (Hall, 2005). Besides these visible changes, they also differ from each other in the attitudes, skills and ideas that they...
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Cultural Difference
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...Acculturation The process through which people are likely to absorb elements of other cultures without accepting them completely is called Acculturation (Hall, 2005). Acculturation occurs for groups as well as for individuals at both the physical and the psychological levels. Typically... Understanding Cultural Differences Ethnic identity People from different cultures are distinct from each other because of the cultural context in which they develop. Thus they have not just different norms, rules and rituals, but also different ways of making and eating food and different clothes (Hall, 2005). Besides these visible changes, they also differ from each other in the attitudes, skills and ideas that they...
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...Acculturation, Acculturative Stress, Assimilation 7 Armenian Culture and Immigration to the United States 10 Problem Statement 12 Research questions: 12 Application of Results 13 Theoretical Framework 14 Symbolic Interaction 14 The Imagined Community and the Undocumented Immigrant 17 Eco-developmental Approach 19 Definitions and Key Terms 22 Study Procedure 46 Chapter Summary 53 REFERENCES 54 APPENDICES 56 APPENDIX B: DEMOGRAPHIC QUESTIONNAIRE 58... Depression Level and Coping Skills among Armenian Immigrants Who Immigrated from Armenia Compared to Those Who Immigrated From Other Countries By: TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1: NATURE OF THE STUDY 4 Background to the Problem 4 Mental Health Disparities 6 Accul...
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Chapter 9
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...acculturation might not be so visible, they still exist – a sojourner feels excitement about coming to a new area, then a crisis due to the differences one has to get used to, and, finally, readjustment to normal life in case he or she either stays or returns back (general model of acculturation). Another thing I particularly liked is that the chapter also teaches us on how to behave after we return from another culture. My attention was drawn to this part because, from my experience, when talking about the difficulties of acculturation, the problems a person faces in a foreign culture are discussed, while not so much is usually said about the after-return challenges. At the same time... How can we...
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The immigrants by Margaret Atwood and Borders by Thomas King
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...Acculturation Every person undergoes the struggle for personal identity. Majority of people experiencethis struggle in their youth, when they start to discover and express their choices in life. Meanwhile, some people experience a never-ending struggle because they refuse enculturation. In Thomas King’s “Borders” and Margaret Atwood’s “The Immigrants,” the two authors show people’s strong resistance to cultural assimilation and acculturation, thus highlighting their need for personal identity. The main character in “Borders” pays a lot of importance to personal identity. When asked of her citizenship, she always declares that she is a “Barefoot.” It takes her and her son... Cultural Assimilation and...
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Which Factors may Encourage an Individual to Assimilate to a New Society
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...ACCULTURATION/ASSIMILATION According to Le (2008) there are two basic theories that categorize how assimilation is going to happen. The primordial or essentialist theory says that people have a sense... Which Factors May Encourage an Individual to Assimilate to a New Society? When an individual enters a new society they have several choices to make.One of the largest and most difficult choices is whether they will assimilate into the new society and how they will do so. Assimilation is not an easy task because they are inundated by the other cultures values and lifestyles which are usually in conflict with theory own. The new society pressures the individual to change themselves completely and become...
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Marketing and globalisation
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...acculturation or re-appropriation helps in enhancement of interpersonal... relationships among the citizens of diverse culture and countries thereby improving the intensity of tolerance and frankness among the citizens. Discussion Literature review According to Howes (2007), values and ideas of consumer culture is extremely difficult to measure or determine. This is because these are hypothetical in nature and may be analysed or evaluated only by their acceptable nature. This means, if the norms or ideas or traditions of any culture is preferred or liked by any immigrant or individual of diverse culture, then it may be calculated by his or her behaviours or attitudes as stated by the theory...
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Diversity in Family Counseling
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...acculturation process, how the family performs and how the health of the family is connected to all these, specifically in the context of US Latin families. The definition of acculturation adopted in this peer reviewed article is that it is “a process of culture learning and behavioral... The therapy assessment approaches delineated for contextual issues like gender, culture and spirituality, have gained relevance as the world societies are fastly becoming multicultural (Lyness, Haddock and Zimmerman, p.409-410). The major pitfall in the early therapy approaches had been that they failed “to see relationships in their context”, that is, in the context of power relations involved, that too in connection...
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1093085: Depression Level and Coping Skills among Armenian Immigrants Who Immigrated from Armenia Compared to Those Who Immigrated From Other Countries
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...Acculturation, Acculturative Stress, Assimilation 7 Armenian Culture and Immigration to the United States 10 Problem Statement 12 Research questions: 12 Application of Results 13 Theoretical Framework 14 Symbolic Interaction 14 The Imagined Community and the Undocumented Immigrant 17 Eco-developmental Approach 19 Definitions and Key Terms 22 Study Procedure 46 Perceived Stress Scale 47 Chapter Summary 55 REFERENCES 56 APPENDICES 58 APPENDIX B... : DEMOGRAPHIC QUESTIONNAIRE 60 APPENDIX C: PERCEICEIVED STRESS SCALE 61 APPENDIX D: SPEPHENSON MULTI-GROUP ACCULTURATION SCALE 62 APPENDIX E: ZUNG SELF-RATING DEPRESSION SCALE 66 APPENDIX F: DECK COPING SKILLS INVENTORY 68 CHAPTER 1:...
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Marketing to the south asian population
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...acculturation Acculturation is a well-known concept describing cultural changes experienced by migrants. Each ethnic group possesses a unique mix of values, attitudes, traditions, language, religion etc. Acculturation refers to the degree these values are replaced or increased with host country’s values: that is, a person’s or cultural group’s learning and adoption of the values... Chapter Conceptual Background New waves of immigration and widespread increase of ethnic diversity during the past years have led to the increase of heterogeneity in regional cultures. Ethnic minorities now play greater roles in the economies of developed countries in general and the UK specifically. According to National...
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Contemporary Diversity Issues Paper
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...acculturation is another dynamic that often pulls apart ideas of diversity. As seen with Wideman, the ability of various individuals within traditionally under-represented racial minorities to succeed within a predominantly white... Contemporary Diversity Issues Paper The prescriptive norms, rules, roles, and networks of a specific culture are a basic component of how that culture defines itself. These elements of a specific culture are particularly important, both for its overall place within a wider society and also for the members of that specific culture. Some cultures have quite general and amorphous norms and roles, such as that of secularized Jews within America, while others, such as Hasidic Jews ...
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The Saudization of Iraqi Families Living in Saudi Arabia
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...Acculturation 4 Arab Societies 4 Familyand Gender Constructions 5 Processes of Acculturation 5 Immigration 6 History of Iraqi Migration 6 History of migration “to” Saudi Arabia 7 Cultural & Religion Diversity 7 Lost Identity 8 Overseas Marriage 8 Methodology 9 Data Analysis & Findings 9 Conclusion 10 References 11 Bibliography 12 Introduction Saudi Arabia faces problems to maintain political & military firmness in the country. First problem includes accomplishing and keeping up the economic growth rates to keep pace with the rise in population. For countries like Saudi Arabia, low economic... The Saudization of Iraqi Families Living in Saudi Arabia Table of Contents Introduction 3 Literature Review 4...
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Marketing to the South Asian Population
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...acculturation Acculturation is a well-known concept describing cultural changes experienced by migrants. Each ethnic group possesses a unique mix of values, attitudes, traditions, language, religion etc. Acculturation refers to the degree these values are replaced or increased with host country's values: that is, a person's or cultural group's learning and adoption of the values... Chapter Conceptual Background New waves of immigration and widespread increase of ethnic diversity during the past years have led to the increaseof heterogeneity in regional cultures. Ethnic minorities now play greater roles in the economies of developed countries in general and the UK specifically. According to National...
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Organizational Culture
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...acculturation... ?Organizational Culture Organizational Culture Introduction The primary objective of strategic leaders is to formulate and sustain the organizational characteristics which would endow and support collective effort. And the most essential element among those is organizational culture. Often the organizational culture is characterized as having three phases; behavior and artifacts, values, and assumptions and beliefs (‘Strategic Leadership and Decision Making’). Organizational culture has great influence on the streamlined decision making process. To illustrate, in a centralized organizational structure, the decision making power is vested in the hand of top level management. On the other...
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Cultural Background
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...acculturation or a climate of pluralism. Cultural Influences Family The family continues to be the basic institution that influences the cultural orientation... Cultural Background Number Cultural Background Every human being is unique. Each person’s personality is shaped by the beliefs and values which are ingrained in specific cultures. The concept of culture has a rich theoretical background. Its definition, framework, interpretation and application differ according to perspective. Diversity in culture is eminent and is closely evaluated in terms of their impact and effect on an individual’s life. Thereby, personal expectations also conform to what is exhibited by each unique individual...
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Reflection Paper 3
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...acculturation process in the United States. Difficult already as it was because she has to deal with the many difficulty of an international student, her predicament aggravated when the Iranian hostage crisis broke out because the US government, media and the public had grown hostile towards her and her fellow Iranian. Conveying this in intercultural communication research, the predominantly quantitative research approach to research may not give us an entire picture of reality and often, it is inadequate in telling us... Reflection Paper Discuss the main points of the article, highlighting the research approach used.  The article was about the author’s (Flora Keshishian) difficult experience of...
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My job (nurs at ER room)
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...acculturation process during which the values, norms and symbols of the profession are internalized. Acculturation can be so... My job (nurse at ER room) Change is the only permanent rule of life and change can take place in several ways as well as due to various influences. One of the most essential changes in my life, with regard to my personality traits, was brought about by my profession. This is one of the reasons, among many others, why I love my profession, i.e. nursing. I am a nurse, working at the ER room, and the experience and exposure I gained in this professional setting helped me tremendously change some of the traits of my personality for good. Before I joined this profession, especially...
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9.1 Discussion
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...acculturation and socialization towards... A. The Claim and Its Evidence Satisfaction in life is not merely derived from financial stability and affluence, but from the pursuit and actualization of true purpose. Accounts abound of rich achievers who are not fulfilled in their lives. Because of this, it is common to find rich achievers in their sunset days still grappling with the essence of life, happiness and personal fulfillment. B. Friend That Would Find the Claim Most Agreeable It is likely that among the five friends, Bear would find the claim logically plausible or compelling. Bear is financially stable, having made many technological exploits in IT (the computer industry) prior to the dot-com bo...
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The Multicultural Marketing
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...acculturation level (tactical adaptation within a subculture); 4) To develop parameters of culturally acceptable marketing stimuli; and 5) to establish a protocol for measuring cultural effectiveness of the stimuli. THE MOST CRITICAL ISSUES FACED BY MANAGERS  The critical issues are defined below: Difference in language Different consumption patters and product usage Needs are different Economic and social conditions Marketing conditions (religion restricts marketing techniques in few countries). DEALING... ? MARKETING FOR MULTICULTURAL AUDIENCE  PURPOSE: The purpose of this paper is to show that how business manager can control the multicultural employees and to provide the most suitable environment to...
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Literature Review
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...acculturation related to disordered eating and body image dissatisfaction among male and female Latino adolescents (Lopez, 2011). Using the Pearsons correlation coefficients the author established no relationship between acculturation, disordered eating, and body image dissatisfaction. However, the authors established that adolescent Latinos derive greater influence from media and are likely to disordered eating (Lopez, 2011). He also established that Latino adolescents with greater media influence and peers have a greater chance of developing body image dissatisfaction (Lopez, 2011). The study established... races adopt Western values they develop eating disorders. References Becker, A. E....
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The Cherokee People
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...acculturation. Firstly, it must be understood that the geographic representation of the Cherokee people was mainly concentric within the now modern states of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee... ? Section/# The Cherokee: A Discussion and Analysis The Cherokee tribe, like so many other tribes throughoutthe United States, is one that does not have a definitively well understood history prior to its engagement with Europeans. However, regardless of the relative lack of understanding that exists with regards to the history of the Cherokee people, the following analysis will seek to trace several of the theories of where this people originally hailed from, the cultural and historical...
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Essay questions
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...acculturation affects health. Using what you have learned about acculturation and our health care system, imagine that you have become very friendly with a Mexican family who just immigrated here. Predict how acculturation might affect the health behaviors/practices/ use of medical care/healing in the first, second, and third generations. How do you think the first and third generations may differ with regard to using traditional versus allopathic health care/remedies? How do you think American health care providers would react to each of the generations? For second and third... 1. You’re back at home for fall break, and you’re telling your parents about the es you’re in. They are excited that this is...
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Human Resource Management 1
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...acculturation process. Acculturation helps to a great extent to introduce the concept of pluralism among the employees. Acculturation is the means by which the cultural disparity between the host/dominant cultural group and a minority cultural group are treated or resolved. There are a number of options for practicing acculturation within the organization, among which the most well-known being: 1. An unilateral procedure by which members of the minority culture take on the values and norms of the principal group within the workplace (this is called assimilation); 2. A course... ? ASPECTS OF A MULTICULTURAL ORGANIZATION Features of Multiculturalism in Organizations Organizations today are increasingly...
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Assessment/diagnosis/theory
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...acculturation. Roy (2009) states that understanding the level of acculturation for multicultural clients is important because it gives a better picture of how the individual lives within the dominant culture. As an example, language difficulty and/or lack of social support can be difficult for an individual who is not from the American culture. Gladding (2009) states that it is important to be flexible in the first interview in order to understand how the individual has acculturated because the viewpoint of what is going on in the counseling... ?Assessment/Diagnosis/Theory Overview of Case As a 32 year old Asian-American female, Betsy presents with several challenges. She is exhibiting symptoms of...
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Stress
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...acculturation, noting the level of acculturative stress likely to be produced by each pattern. Give some examples. Acculturation was defined in Learnmax as “the interchange of cultural attitudes and behaviors—involves changes in styles of speech, social behaviors, attitudes, beliefs, customs, celebration of holidays, and choices of foods and entertainment” (Learnmax par. 1). Accordingly, the four patterns... Stress What are stressors and what are some of the most important sources of stress? The Psychology Glossary defines stressor as “anything (physical or psychological) that produces stress (negative or positive) is considered a stressor. For example, getting a promotion is a positive event, but may...
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Relationships in the Church of Christ
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...acculturation. The two ethnic communities; Mexican-American and African-American are characterized by their vastly different cultures and individual set of cross cultural problems. But the social barriers have been overcome to build a society where these two different communities collaborate and mutually support each other and successfully help build relationships within the Church of Christ. The study would make efforts to compare the two groups’ leadership roles, on the basis of their assimilation, integration and cross-cultural communication and study the predominant influence of Church... Mexican and African-American Relations in the Church of Christ American society can be defined by its...
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Multicultural Psychology
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...acculturation This is acculturation model that involves behaviors and attitudes in intercultural encounters. The first stage is the assimilation stage where a cultural group that is not willing to maintain its cultural identity decides to assimilate. Separation occurs where the group decides to maintain their culture... Multicultural Psychology Applicable Racial Ethnic Identity Model I well fit in the Poston Biracial model which is applicable to individuals of a single ethnicity or race. This stage model was proposed to act as a way of addressing identification with multiple groups. The first stage being the personal identification stage involves a sense of self independent from racial backgrounds. For...
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Term papers
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...Acculturation Acculturation is a common occurrence when cultures intermingle. This process is particularly apparent in the development of African American music, in which African sounds and social values mixed with those of Euro America and Caribbean cultures. Acculturation is a form of musical trans-culturation with this trans-culturation encompassing processes, which concern the contact of two or more cultures with regards to musical influences that set in motion processes that alter the music of the affected culture in one way or the other. Where there is absorption of musical style by one culture from another via selection and modification, this is referred... to as...
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Week 4 discussion questions
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...acculturation of specific ethnic affiliations. The American ethnic cultures... Sociology al Affiliation) Question The American dream of social mobility is a myth. This reality is complicating for most Americans as the recession period offered alarming levels of social inequality. The decline in the high social mobility that characterizes the Americans is because of the immigration and declining unionization rates (Graeber, 2011). In addition to those, the subsequent low demand of semi skilled human resource and the technological developments also contribute to further widening of the social gap in the American social mobility context. Question 2 Income represents the amount of money or remuneration that ...
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Community development
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...acculturation. A successful community developer tries to build partnerships and forge strategic alliances with public and private enterprises for the overall development of the community. It is very important to identify the needs of the community so that proper strategies can be evolved for fulfilling them... Community development The fast changing social values and rapid globalisation has made community development a highly relevant field and an intrinsic part of the socio-economic development of the society. Community development is about building active and sustainable communities based on social justice and mutual respect.(internet) A community has various needs, part of which, are met by the gov...
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Hispanic American Diversity
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...acculturation and heritage. Bilingualism in the United States The United States has diversified population comprising different ethnic minorities. Debates as to whether English... ? Hispanic American Diversity The essay aims to address a two-fold objective to wit to describe and present an argument regarding bilingualism in the United States; and (2) to relate two different Hispanic groups in the concept of bilingualism. Hispanic American Diversity Introduction Language is the key element of a culture and is critical to communication. Advancements in technology have made people of different races to be in connection with one another. However, the emotional estrangement and linguistic barriers prevent...
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Culture
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...Acculturation’. The term ‘Acculturation’ signifies the method of getting insights into different cultures and can be regarded as a continuum of cultural symmetry and identity. Intertwined with it, are the conventional ethics and values together with the procedure of getting acclimatized to the mainstream cultural dominance. The level of acculturation highly... ? Running Head: WHAT CULTURE MEANS TO ME AND MY MEXICAN/AMERICAN HERITAGE What Culture means to me and my Mexican/American heritage Christopher LopezGrand Canyon University What culture means to me and my Mexican/American heritage Regarding culture, what I believe culture to be is how we each define ourselves. Culture throughout history has...
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Globalisation leads to the homogenisation of culture. Discuss
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...acculturation... Globalization leads to the homogenization of culture’. Discuss. Introduction ‘‘We can easily conceive of a time when there will be only one culture and one civilization on the entire surface of the entire earth” (Berry, 2008, p.328). Globalization is the initial step in achieving the above objective. The slogan collective growth has attracted many people all over the world. The world has realized that it is difficult for them to develop properly by individual efforts and the realization of the importance of collective growth has shown way for globalization. Globalization has brought revolutionary changes in the world. Poor countries were earlier struggled to mobilize their resources...
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