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ERIC Number: EJ557778
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0197-9183
Toward a Reconciliation of "Assimilation" and "Pluralism": The Interplay of Acculturation and Ethnic Retention.
Gans, Herbert J.
International Migration Review, v31 n4 p875-92 Win 1997
Discusses polarization among immigration researchers and attempts to reconcile the issues of acculturation and assimilation with ethnic retention. Two arguments to help prevent polarization are examined: that acculturation and accommodation occur without assimilation; and that researchers have studied different generations of immigrants and have approached their research with "outsider" and "insider" values. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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