ERIC Number: EJ378349
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Punjabi Orchard Farmers: An Immigrant Enclave in Rural California.
Gibson, Margaret A.
International Migration Review, v22 n1 p28-50 Spr 1988
Examines the adaptation patterns of Punjabi Sikh orchard farmers in rural California. Discusses the role of the following: (1) the historical context of immigration; (2) the immigrants' perceptions of their particular situation; (3) the group's cultural traditions; and (4) 1965 Immigration Act. (FMW)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Community Role, Cultural Background, Cultural Images, Cultural Influences, Cultural Traits, Economic Development, Ethnic Groups, Family Involvement, Family Role, Farm Labor, Federal Legislation, Immigrants, Indians, Political Influences, Rural Areas, Social Influences, Vocational Adjustment
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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