A Psychology of Immigration

  title={A Psychology of Immigration},
  author={John W. Berry},
  journal={Journal of Social Issues},
  • J. Berry
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Social Issues
The discipline of psychology has much to contribute to our understanding of immigrants and the process of immigration. A framework is proposed that lays out two complementary domains of psychological research, both rooted in contextual factors, and both leading to policy and program development. The first (acculturation) stems from research in anthropology and is now a central part of cross- cultural psychology; the second (intergroup relations) stems from sociology and is now a core feature of… 

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