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An Integrated Approach To Acculturation: A Personal Journey, Douglas C. Stone Jan 2001

An Integrated Approach To Acculturation: A Personal Journey, Douglas C. Stone

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The intention of this professional paper is to propose a new, integrated model for acculturation which brings psychological understanding to this process. The first section of this paper gives a brief introduction and several necessary definitions. The second section introduces several existing acculturation models which I found applied to aspects of my experience, but which were inadequate in important areas. In the third diction I outlined a number of psychological models which I used to cope with acculturation and understand my experience before having contact with the acculturation material from the second section. In the fourth section I give an …