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Acculturation and material culture by George Irving Quimby

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Published by Chicago Natural History Museum in [Chicago] .
Written in English


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StatementGeorge I. Quimby and Alexander Spoehr.
SeriesFieldiana : Anthropology ;, v. 36, no. 6, Chicago Natural History Museum, Chicago. Publication 673
ContributionsSpoehr, Alexander, 1913- joint author.
LC ClassificationsGN2 .F4 vol. 36, no. 6, etc.
The Physical Object
Pagination107-147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6095122M
LC Control Number51012999

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  The outcome is that the original culture is maintained while the new culture is rejected. This type of acculturation is likely to occur in culturally or racially segregated societies. Integration. This strategy is used when both maintaining the original culture and . Acculturation and material culture - By. Quimby, George Irving, Spoehr, Alexander, Publication Details [Chicago]Chicago Natural History Museum, Year. Holding Institution. If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to Cited by: culture-related information that changes with intergroup contact and what aspects of culture might be more resistant to change (e.g., values) with intercultural contact. The significance of this definition is that it provides for choice in the acculturation process—the change from one cultural orienta-. acculturation as a process of change that occurs when individuals from different cultures interact and share a common geographical space following migration, political conquest, or forced relocation. Acculturation has such theoretical and practical significance in ethnic psychology that much of the rest of this book will refer to its influence.

Acculturation is the process of group and individual changes in culture and behaviour that result from intercultural contact. These changes have been taking place forever, and continue at an increasing pace as more and more peoples of different cultures move, meet and interact. Religiosity, Psychological Acculturation to the Host Culture, Self-Esteem and Depressive Symptoms Among Stigmatized and Nonstigmatized Religious Immigrant Groups in Western Europe. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 32, Issue. 2, p. Some researchers have tested the usefulness of acculturation and identity models with people who abuse substances. For example, Peña and colleagues' racial identity attitude scale was found, in a study of African American men in treatment for cocaine dependence, to help counselors better understand the roles that ethnic and cultural identity play in clients' substance abuse issues (Peña et. AbstractThe process of change in Philistine material culture during the Iron Age has variously been described as assimilation, acculturation or creolization. It is suggested here that the changes that occur in Philistine material culture are a direct result of the merger of the immigrant and indigenous populations in Philistia throughout the Iron Age I.

Acculturation is a process of social, psychological, and cultural change that stems from the balancing of two cultures while adapting to the prevailing culture of the society. Acculturation is a process in which an individual adopts, acquires and adjusts to a new cultural environment. [citation needed] Individuals of a differing culture try to incorporate themselves into the new more prevalent. Acculturation was measured with items on spoken and written language and ethnic identification. Psychological distress was measured with the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D). We found that as acculturation increased, distress significantly increased in young adults but tended to decrease in older adults. Acculturation, the processes of change in artifacts, customs, and beliefs that result from the contact of two or more term is also used to refer to the results of such changes. Two major types of acculturation, incorporation and directed change, may be distinguished on the basis of the conditions under which cultural contact and change take place. Lee et al., () summarizes the above-mentioned two models below, which are based on Keefe & Padilla () book: Gordon’s Unidimensional Model of Acculturation. The unidimensional model has been widely used to study immigrants (or sojourners) acculturation processes in a new culture.