Minority students’ psychological adjustment in the school context: an integrative review of qualitative research on acculturation

Elena Makarova, Dina Birman

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Abstract

The present study aims at systematically analyzing the findings reported in qualitative research on acculturation and psychological adjustment in the school context. Content analysis was conducted using the deductively developed and inductively enriched system of categories. The results of the study provide insights into youths’ acculturation and their psychological adjustment in the school context as well as schools’ mechanisms and strategies for responding to minority youths’ needs in the process of the cultural transition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-21
Number of pages21
JournalIntercultural Education
Volume27
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2 2016

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Keywords

  • acculturation
  • content analysis
  • minority youth
  • psychological adjustment
  • school

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  • Education
  • Cultural Studies

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Minority students’ psychological adjustment in the school context : an integrative review of qualitative research on acculturation. / Makarova, Elena; Birman, Dina.

In: Intercultural Education, Vol. 27, No. 1, 02.01.2016, p. 1-21.

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