ERIC Number: EJ699176
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul-1
Reference Count: 24
Predictors of Acculturation for Chinese Adolescents in Canada: Age of Arrival, Length of Stay, Social Class, and English Reading Ability
Kuo, Ben C. H.; Roysircar, Gargi
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, v32 n3 p143 Jul 2004
In a sample of 506 Chinese adolescents living in Canada from 3 cohort groups, age at the time of arrival in Canada, length of stay in Canada, socioeconomic status, and English reading ability predicted acculturation. The results of the study discussed in this article showed English reading ability and socioeconomic status predicted acculturative stress. There were within-group cohort differences in acculturation characteristics. Implications for counseling are addressed.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acculturation, Social Class, Socioeconomic Status, Reading Ability, Predictor Variables, English (Second Language), Immigrants, Counseling Services, Adolescents
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; Canada (Toronto); North America