The dynamic nature of cultural identity throughout cultural transitions: Why home is not so sweet. The Spearman-Brown coefficient of reliability is 0. Specifically the nature of the problems manifested by Chinese students who sought help through the student health program at a large West Coast university are examined as a reflection of the stresses caused by currently changing attitudes toward assimilation in the Chinese-American population. International students can be a source of skilled workers for many industrialized countries with an aging population. All but oneparticipant had emigrated because of handover anxiety, or fear about what would happen in the aftermath of the changein government control. It is concluded that both teachers and parents should be aware of these potential conflicts, avoid exacerbating the differences, and encourage in the immigrant child a healthy respect for cultural differences.
Abstract Transnationality research has emerged in the past 20 years in cultural anthropology, population studies, economics, social and cultural geography. Adaptation in the destination locale tends to be low and these people tend to feel relieved when they return home. The global trend for immigrants to return home has unique relevance for Hong Kong. Further, the more the global identity shift, the higher the life satisfaction. The divorce experience of women in Hong Kong is examined in its historical sociocultural context. Second, the results of the present study indicate that among Jews returning to Russia, materialistic and self-development motivations predominate.
Influence of culture, language and sex on conversational distance. Drawing research encompassing four different continents — Europe, North America, Africa and Asia — to offer a blend of studies, this timely volume contrasts with previous research which is heavily informed by clinical approaches and concepts, as the contributions in this book come from various disciplinary approaches such as sociology, geography, psychology, politics and anthropology. Listen to the whole interview. A large number of Italians did not intend to settle permanently in the United States. Unobtrusive measures like whether they have Westernized their names, orwhich school they chose for their children add further depth and detail to their ndings.
This picture reflects the dialectical struggle between ideals of Western romanticism and liberalism and traditional Chinese Confucianism, and indicates the long process needed for social values to evolve. These results thus amplify and extend into the logic of a collectivist culture hypotheses Felson, 1978 about aggression as impression management. Thus, after 1997, local identity is still strong despite both People's. Secondly, to validate the existing Acculturation Scale Ghuman, 1975, 1997, 1999a with a group of South Asian young people living in a different socio-political context. Previous studies on acculturation have primarily sampled immigrants and sojourners, especially in Western countries where these groups relocate e. Assessing changes in intercultural sensitivity among physician trainees using the intercultural development inventory. Qualitative interviews provided nuanced and in-depth reections on how Chinese, Hong Kong Chinese,Canadian or Australian this group felt and acted at various points in the intercultural transition.
Families of origin from both husbands and wives exerted enormous influence on these women through their disapproval or support. There has been no published research on the acculturation of this ethnic group in Australia. This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget. With this new trend in mobility and flexibility in citizenship in Hong Kong, there have been studies done in population research and the social geography of returnees Ley and Kobayashi 2005, Sussman 2005, Waters 2005, 2007, 2008; Salaff et al. Analysis of respondents' scores on the Test Anxiety Scale indicated that, as predicted, students in the Chinese group scored significantly higher in test anxiety than did students from Anglo or European ethnic backgrounds. By understanding the importance of emotions in people's decisions about return migration, policy can better attend to the realities of more mobile lives.
AnEasternperspective tends tobeholistic andsystemic,witha largedegreeof tolerance forambiguity, compromiseandapparent contradiction. For Steiner, cross-cultural design involves 1. A new trend has been taking shape in Romania in recent years: some of the migrants have been returning home with the intention to stay. These conceptualizations afford a sophisticated understanding of the processes of culture. Most of our returnees were found to experience either subtractive identity shift or additive identity shift or both which are characterized by high levels of stress upon return. Cognitively, those with a subtractive profile perceive themselves as dissimilar from their compatriots in their essential values, beliefs, interpretations of others' behavior, and self-definition; they frequently experience isolation and bewilderment.
Summated scores on the scale of two social class groups confirmed the previous finding that a non-manual group shows a higher degree of acculturation compared with a manual group. It is hoped that this analysis will be of some value to persons in countries considering the problem of importing models of development. Given the stress on academic excellence arising from the Confucian ethic permeating Asian cultures, it was hypothesized that Chinese students would be more prone to exhibit high levels of test anxiety than would their peers from other ethnic traditions. For the urban repatriate, the market is limited to unemployment, the urban informal sector and scattered jobs, while for the rural repatriate, small-scale agriculture, multiple job holdings and unemployment are the only viable options. Participants are categorized on the basis of their thinking styles and values revealed in their interviews,as well as by the activities and behavior they report: Additive: Here, participants initial identicationwith their home culture ismoderate they are comfortablewith its values and their cultural exibility is high, and so they adapt well to life in their new country.
Special attention within the analyses has been paid to the psychological aspects of return migration and identity transformation as a result of migration experience. . By the 1960s these corporations were the colony's most powerful. The author captures in dozens of interviews the anxieties, anticipations, hardships and flexible world perspectives of migrants and their families as well as friends and co-workers. There are two major aims of the research. Paper presented at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology conference on People on the move: the transnational flow of Chinese human capital.
Please extinguish all cigarettes: Effects of acculturation and gender on smoking attitudes among Russian and Chinese immigrants. Of these, a significant number return to the United Kingdom, and some return again to Australia. Race riots punctuate the history of Indonesia, the latest as recent as May 1998. Chineseness has become extremely difficult to define and attempts at doing so generate bitter feelings. When they return home, however,they report feeling dissimilar to their compatriots and tend to be unhappy.