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  • among
  • The term "acculturation" is widely accepted among American anthropologists as referring to those changes set in motion by the coming together of societies with different cultural traditions. (encyclopedia.com)
  • To determine if acculturation is associated with smoking, alcohol use, and physical activity among older Mexican Americans. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • Acculturation Status and Sexuality Among Female Cuban American College" by Marcela Raffaelli, Byron L. Zamboanga et al. (unl.edu)
  • The authors examined relations among different measures of acculturation, and between acculturation and sexual behavior, in a sample of female Cuban American college students (n = 61, M age = 18.4 years) who completed self-report surveys. (unl.edu)
  • In the first set of analyses, weak to moderate associations emerged among 4 measures of acculturation (birthplace, childhood language use, current language use, and ethnic identity), suggesting that inconsistent findings from prior research may have resulted from measurement limitations. (unl.edu)
  • The purpose of this study was to examine print literacy, acculturation, and acculturative stress among one-hundred and six Mexican immigrant women participating in a family literacy program. (ed.gov)
  • ethnic
  • Overall, these data suggest that measurement of acculturation may capture information about an individual's unique acculturation pattern that is not evident when focusing solely on ethnic group comparisons or length of residency, and that such findings may be important in facilitating the assessment, classification, and treatment of sexual difficulties in Asian women. (springer.com)
  • Studies have shown that for ethnic populations such as the MA population, there are 2 obstacles to overcome before receiving quality health care: access to care and acculturation. (ahajournals.org)
  • As such, there appears to be ethnic and gender group variations in the saliency of cultural/acculturation factors with respect to substance use. (springer.com)
  • In multivariate analyses, the authors examined predictors of sexual behavior and found that 1 aspect of acculturation (higher levels of ethnic identity) and background characteristics (being older and less religious) were associated with voluntary sexual intercourse. (unl.edu)
  • groups
  • We observe that measurement difficulties posed by the experiences of heterogeneous Asian groups compound theoretical and disciplinary disparities between acculturation instruments. (repec.org)
  • practices
  • Although the word "acculturation" was coined by J.W. Powell in 1880, the earliest record of acculturation can be found in Sumerian inscriptions from 2370 B.C. These inscriptions laid out rules for commerce and interaction with foreigners designed to limit acculturation and protect traditional cultural practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both the practices of the Spanish when there, and the stories of negative experiences of Puebloan refugees from the Rio Grande region, contributed to a Hopi attitude where acculturation was resisted or rejected. (wikipedia.org)
  • change
  • One of the most notable forms of acculturation is imperialism, the most common predecessor of direct cultural change. (wikipedia.org)
  • This paper aimed to investigate whether this change in sports participation differs (1) between non-migrant persons (NMP) versus persons with a migrant background (PMB), and (2) by acculturation status. (mdpi.com)
  • studies
  • By 1936, however, studies by Herskovits (1927), Lesser (1933), Redfield (1929), Schapera (1934), and Spier himself (1935) were making it clear that acculturation studies had become an important interest of anthropologists. (encyclopedia.com)
  • customs
  • McGee spoke of "piratical acculturation" and "amicable acculturation," meaning transfer and adjustment of customs under conditions of contact between peoples of "lower grades" and "higher grades" respectively, a distinction that was not very clear in his essay. (encyclopedia.com)