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Psychological Theories of Acculturation

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The proliferation of cultural transition and intercultural contact has highlighted the importance of psychological theories of acculturation. Acculturation, understood as contact between diverse cultural streams, has become prevalent worldwide due to technological, economical, and educational advancements, together with greater mobility. Acculturation psychology aims to comprehend the dynamic psychological processes and outcomes emanating from intercultural contact.
Acculturation psychology has been a growing field of research within cross-cultural psychology. Today, psychological theories of acculturation also include cognate disciplines such as cultural psychology, social psychology, sociology, and anthropology.The expansion of psychological theories of acculturation has led to advancements in the field of research as well as the bifurcation of epistemological and methodological approaches striving to apprehend both the processes and outcomes of acculturation phenomena.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Titel International Encyclopedia of Intercultural Communication
RedaktørerYoung Yun Kim
UdgiverWiley-Blackwell
Udgivelsesårnov. 2017
StatusAccepteret/In press - nov. 2017

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