Kenyan Immigrants in the United States

Kenyan Immigrants in the United States

Acculturation, Coping Strategies, and Mental Health

eBook - 2010
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Odera?s work yields rich data on Kenyan immigrants and reveals a highly educated group of foreign-born individuals. She adapts a multidimensional conceptual framework that combines both the stress-and-coping model of acculturation proposed by Berry (1980) and the sociocultural model proposed by Ward and Rana-Deuba (1999); both of which govern the relationship between acculturation and mental health. Findings indicate that Kenyan immigrants? acculturation is determined by their gender, age, immigration status, duration of stay in the United States as well as their ties to Kenya. Acculturative s.
Publisher: El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2010
ISBN: 9781593326517
Characteristics: 1 online resource (196 pages)


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