ERIC Number: EJ548201
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Meaning of Multiculturalism in a Culturally Diverse Urban American Area.
Taylor, Donald M.; Lambert, Wallace E.
Journal of Social Psychology, v136 n6 p727-40 Dec 1996
Examines the significance that female ethnic groups in Miami, Florida (Cuban, Nicaraguan, and Haitian) attach to heritage culture and language maintenance. Considers also the views of key majority groups (black women and white women). Reveals a consensus regarding cultural and language maintenance in the home while accepting English in the public domain. (MJP)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Maintenance, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Groups, Females, Heritage Education, Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Multilingualism, Political Attitudes, Self Concept, Social Attitudes, Social Cognition, Social Integration, Sociocultural Patterns, Urban Areas
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Florida (Miami)