Ethnic Identity , Immigration , and Well-Being : An Interactional Perspective

  title={Ethnic Identity , Immigration , and Well-Being : An Interactional Perspective},
  author={Jean S. Phinney},
On the basis of existing theory and research regarding ethnic identity and immigration and our own empirical work in four immigrant-receiving countries, we suggest an interactional model for understanding psychological outcomes for immigration. Specifically, the interrelationship of ethnic and national identity and their role in the psychological well-being of immigrants can best be understood as an interaction between the attitudes and characteristics of immigrants and the responses of the… CONTINUE READING
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