Essays about: "acculturation and integration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the words acculturation and integration.

  1. 1. (RE)ASSEMBLING INTEGRATION : Swedish for Truck Drivers as a Context for Integrating

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Kayla Van Cleave; [2019]
    Keywords : integration; actor-network theory; driver-car; community of practice;

    Abstract : ‘Integration’ is often referred to in Swedish policy documents and analyzed by measures of effectivity and structural adjustment, assuming acculturation and essentialization of populations. This thesis explores how integration is practiced and defined within the context of professional adult education for newly arrived immigrants. READ MORE

  2. 2. Refugees, Othering, and Acculturation in Athens: How Can the “Other” Possibly Integrate?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Kathryn Dyas; [2019]
    Keywords : integration; othering; uneven geographies; Athens; refugees; acculturation strategies; Greece; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the past ten years, Greece has been hit by two “crises”. The first, an economic crisis in 2009, which consisted of a series of bailouts from the European Commission, European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund, leading to a trend of anti-Greek sentiment within the EU. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Thai who has Chinese blood: Acculturation and identity perception among the third generation Sino-Thai in Bangkok

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Palita Prattanasanti; [2019]
    Keywords : Acculturation; Acculturation strategies; Sino-Thai; Chinese diaspora; Identity perception; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Bangkok is a multicultural metropolis where different cultures are exchanged and frequently in contact. The Chinese diaspora has settled in Bangkok for a long period of time. The intermarriage between the Thai and the Chinese has created a complex identity known as Sino-Thai for their descendants. READ MORE

  4. 4. EXPERIENCES OF THE ACCULTURATING IMMIGRANT MOTHERS WITH TURKISH BACKGROUNDS IN SWEDEN Values in a Changing Context

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : FATMA BETÜL DEMIR; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : Acculturation; Immigrant Turkish Mothers; Parenting; Collectivism vs individualism;

    Abstract : Aim:The general goal of the study is to understand the experiences of acculturating mothers with a Turkish background who live in Sweden. The study aimed in particular at identifying and understanding possible changes in the parental behaviors and beliefs of mothers during the acculturation process, most notably at individual level. READ MORE

  5. 5. Immigration, Identity and Inequality - The Micro-Level Effects of Discrimination on Integration

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Suna J. Voss; [2018]
    Keywords : migration; horizontal inequality; discrimination; acculturation; integration;

    Abstract : The relation between identity and Horizontal Inequality is increasingly relevant in the light of international migration flows. Research on the effects of Horizontal Inequality, or discrimination, on integration, is however limited. In particular, the causal mechanism underlying this relation remains to be defined. READ MORE