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Malagasy Immigrant Experiences: How Perceptions of the American Dream Influence Acculturation to the United States

@inproceedings{Mayne2013MalagasyIE,
  title={Malagasy Immigrant Experiences: How Perceptions of the American Dream Influence Acculturation to the United States},
  author={Dorothy Mayne},
  year={2013}
}
Dr. Margaret Z. Booth, Advisor This phenomenological study explored the potential influence of the discourse of the American Dream on the acculturation of immigrants to the United States from Madagascar. The American Dream discourse is that anyone, regardless of their socioeconomic status at birth, can take advantage of the bountiful opportunities in the United States and work hard to achieve upward economic mobility. The phenomenological methods of this study aimed to reveal the essence of the… Expand
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