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Culture and the healthy immigrant effect: a multiethnic study of Canadian immigrants' self-perceived healthDownload
I present a qualitative study investigating the self-perceived health of recently arrived Canadian immigrants. The study develops health promotion’s understanding of culture as a social determinant of health, and conceptually locates it within a broader context of psychosocial factors. The study...
Immigrant women have many emotional, psychological, and/or cultural stressors that may influence their health. For some women, these stressors may only be present during the acculturation process, but for others they may continue throughout the remainder of their lives. Focused ethnography, as...
This research explored the nature of the relationship between leisure experiences and perceptions of acculturation of newcomer Chinese youth. Employing interpretive description methodology, semi-structured interviews and a focus group elicited subjective description of leisure and acculturation...
Integrating Research on Acculturation into Organizational Scholarship: Two Empirical Studies and a Construct Development EffortDownload
The overarching objective of this dissertation is to offer a more comprehensive and profound understanding of how the concept of acculturation can be applied within scholarship on organizations. Through processes of acculturation, individuals experience affective, behavioural, and cognitive...
Immigration is a major contributor to Canada’s ethnocultural diversity and continues to shape the socio-demographic landscape of Canada. The Latin American community is one such group contributing to these socio-demographic changes and is, notably, one of the fastest growing ethnic communities in...
Latino Immigrant Parents in Canada: Experiences and Adjustment to raising Children in the Absence of the Extended FamilyDownload
The Latino population in Canada has been increasing during the past decade accounting for 11% of newcomers in 2011. One of the core values in Latino culture is familism, the family is the main source of support and has an important role in childrearing. This qualitative study focuses on the...
How well immigrants and refugees adjust to Canadian society is critical for their well-being and integration. Using an acculturation development framework and emphasizing a process-oriented and strength-based approach, this dissertation reports on three papers related to immigrant and refugee...