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Psychology of Diversity: Managing Acculturation and Multiculturalism in Plural Societies

Show simple item record Berry, J.W. Safdar, Saba 2012-10-16T14:17:26Z 2012-10-16T14:17:26Z 2007
dc.identifier.citation Berry, J. & Safdar, S. (2007). Psychology of diversity: Managing of diversity in plural societies (19-36). In A. Chybicka & M. Kazmierczak (Eds.). Appreciating diversity: Cultural and gender issues. Cracow, Poland: Impuls. en_US
dc.description.abstract This chapter begins with an outline of some ways in which individuals and societies (both dominant and non-dominant) seek to live together in culturally-plural societies (Berry, 2005), with a focus on the concepts of acculturation and multiculturalism. Acculturation, at individual and cultural levels, are also discussed and an acculturation framework referred to as Multidimensional Individual Difference of Acculturation (MIDA) is outline (Safdar, Lay, & Struthers). The MIDA model rests on a number of core cultural and psychological factors that influence adaptation of immigrants. The chapter, further, outlines intercultural strategies and patterns of intercultural relations. Some of the acculturation concepts and issues are then illustrated by recent work with immigrant youth (Berry, Phinney, Sam& Vedder, 2006). Conclusions about how to best manage cultural diversity in plural societies are proposed. en_US
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dc.subject culturally-plural societies en_US
dc.subject acculturation en_US
dc.subject multiculturalism en_US
dc.subject multidimensional individual difference of acculturation en_US
dc.subject intercultural relations en_US
dc.subject immigrant youth en_US
dc.title Psychology of Diversity: Managing Acculturation and Multiculturalism in Plural Societies en_US
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