Acculturation and Adaptation Revisited

  title={Acculturation and Adaptation Revisited},
  author={Colleen Ward and Arzu Rana-Deuba},
  journal={Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology},
  pages={422 - 442}
The research employed a new and recently developed instrument to examine the two dimensions (host and co-national identification) and four modes (integration, separation, marginalization, and assimilation) of acculturation and their relationship to sojourner adjustment. International aid workers in Nepal completed a questionnaire including the Acculturation Index and the assessments of psychological and sociocultural adjustment. Analyses revealed that strong co-national identification predicted… Expand

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