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Acculturation strategies and ethno-national identification: a study of adolescents in Russian-language schools in Riga

  title={Acculturation strategies and ethno-national identification: a study of adolescents in Russian-language schools in Riga},
  author={Olga Cara},
  • O. Cara
  • Published 28 January 2013
  • Sociology
With the collapse of the Soviet Union the political status of the Russian-speaking population in Latvia changed, affecting their ethnic self-concept and identification with the new state. Despite the relatively successful adaptation by many Russian-speakers, however, the ethnic issue, language in particular, remains contentious due to its politicisation. The main aim of this study is to thus look at how adolescents construct and maintain their ethnic identities and choose acculturation… 
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