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Editors: Tara M. Johnson
Book Description:
Acculturation is the exchange of cultural features that results when groups of individuals having different cultures come into continuous first hand contact; the original cultural patterns of either or both groups may be altered, but the groups remain distinct. This book gathers the most current research in the study of acculturation from across the globe. Some topics discussed in this compilation are acculturation and its influence on adolescent interpersonal and self-directed violence; acculturation success in employment among Chinese migrants from the Mainland to Hong Kong; and the dynamics of second-culture acquisition for Latino immigrant adolescents. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents:
Preface

The Relationship between Acculturation and Violence in Minority Adolescents, PP. 1-45
(Paul R. Smokowski, Corinne David-Ferdon, Nancy Stroupe, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and others)

Acculturation Success in Employment among Chinese Migrants from the Mainland to Hong Kong, PP. 47-66
(Chau-kiu Cheung, City University of Hong Kong)

The Implicit Cognitive Perspective in Acculturation ^, PP. 67-93
(Daisung Jang, Do-Yeong Kim, Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis, U.S.A., and others)

Acculturation and Mental Health Status, Help-Seeking, Service Use, and Outcomes for Latino and Asian/Pacific Islander Youth ^, PP. 95-131
(Judy Ho, Pepperdine University; Shantel Daniels, Pepperdine University)

Worlds Apart: Bicultural Identity Development in Latino Adolescents, PP. 133-149
(Paul R. Smokowski, Martica Bacallao, School of Social Work, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and others)

Acculturation, Sociocultural Adaptation and Self-Esteem of Immigrant Youth in Portugal, PP. 151-165
(Félix Neto, Joana Neto, Universidade do Porto, Portugal)

Does Acculturation Equal A+? Correlates of College-Going Expectations amongst Hispanic & Asian Immigrant Youth ^, PP. 167-184
(Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo & Jobi Martinez, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University. Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Texas Tech University, MS 41230, Lubbock, TX 79409-1162 USA, and others)

Impact of Acculturation on Physical Activity and Dietary Behaviors in Latinos, PP. 185-195
(Cody J. Robinson, Joseph Martinez, Andrea Cherrington, Brooke Barbara, Brad Boye, Dorothy W. Pekmezi, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, and others)


Acculturation and Psychological Characteristics of Bosnian Internally Displaced and Refugee Adolescents from Srebrenica Region after the War 1992-1995 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, PP. 197-233
(Mevludin Hasanovic, Osman Sinanovic, Slobodan Pavlovic, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina)*

Index pp.235-246

   Series:
      Social Justice, Equality and Empowerment
      Dialogues among Civilizations and Cultures
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 246.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-525-9
   Status: AV
  
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